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Group Home Direct Service Professional $1000 SIGN ON BONUS

LIFE-Living Independently Forever

Thank you for your interest in LIFE–Living Independently Forever, of the Cape & Plymouth Business Media’s 2022 BEST PLACES TO WORK!!!

GROUP HOME DIRECT SERVICE PROFESSIONAL for adults with intellectual disabilities

Sign On Bonus, Misc Bonuses and more –it is a great time to join LIFE!

At LIFE, we support adults with autism, learning and intellectual disabilities in their pursuit of a meaningful, healthy independent life, for LIFE.

This is a role where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others–and if you choose—build a career in this high demand field, in an organization with exceptional growth potential! You will go home feeling good about the difference you have made in our resident’s lives.

Most important applicant characteristics for this position are kindness, patience and dependability.

We are happy to work with flexible applicants who are a match to the position to build them a schedule that works with their personal life. Listed below are the ideal shifts and locations we are looking for at this time.


HYANNIS HOME (we will work with you to try to work out a schedule that works for your life and ours—full or part-time) Ideal Needs: Sunday 9-5; Monday Off; Tuesday 3-9; Thursday 3-9; Friday 3-9; Saturday 9-9 for a total of 38 hours scheduled. This is a co-ed higher medical need home and therefore there are some additional PAY differentials!!!

YARMOUTH HOME–we can work with you to build a schedule to support these active men to live their best and most independent LIFE! Ideal needs: Sunday 9-5; Monday 8-2; Tuesday 8-3; Wednesday 8-2; Thursday 7-2; Friday 7-2.

FALMOUTH HOME– (we will work with you to try to work out a schedule that works for your life and ours—full or part-time) Ideal Needs: Monday 2-9; Thursday 2-9; Friday 2-9; Saturday 9-9.

All positions +30 hours weekly enjoy an EXCELLENT benefits package including paid Holidays (10 per year), Paid Time Off, BCBS MO Medical Insurance, BCBS Dental Blue Insurance, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance, etc. Tuition Remission and even more!

Positions of +20 hours also have Holidays and PTO and access to some of our other benefit programs as well.

The support of these active and heart-warming residents is done through:

  • Instruction, guidance and by serving as a positive example to these active adults
  • Assisting them to maximize and maintain their independence in their home and in the community by assisting with life skills –cooking, planning, and reviewing daily/weekly schedules, cleaning
  • Assisting in preparation for their morning, evening or overnight routines as needed, etc. and on errands and social activities in the community or virtually.
  • Role modelling and maintaining sanitary conditions of workspaces and vehicles and complying with LIFE guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (e.g., uses PPE as required for the conditions, social distancing, etc.)
  • Applicant must be able to project a positive and patient personality and provide turday 9-9ongoing support, interaction, and encouragement to our clients.


  • Must be +18 years old
  • Valid driver’s license required with acceptable driving record and reliable vehicle (mileage is reimbursed on the rare occasion when driving your personal vehicle is needed.)
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in both verbal and written form with supported individuals, co-workers, and parents
  • Must be able to manage an individual e-mail account and basic computer entries as needed
  • Must be dependable
  • Must be willing to complete and/or attend required training classes including CPR/First Aid and MAP Training (provided by LIFE)
  • Per the state of MA DDS, MUST be able to pass CORI, DPPC and Fingerprint check and have an MVR record acceptable to LIFE’s Auto Insurance carrier

A New LIFE Advantage: The Housing Assistance Corporation (HAC) has just initiated the new THRIVE program which will provide essential housing support for those employed with people with developmental disabilities. LIFE employees would meet this criteria and we will happily connect you to HAC so they can share the details of this new plan with you. (Please note: HAC administers all aspects of this plan.)

Feel free to check out our website at to learn more about what we do and then respond by completing our EASY ON-LINE APPLICATION or submit a resume and a brief cover letter including your phone number and e-mail address.

LIFE, Living Independently Forever, Inc., is a non-profit organization providing supports for adults with autism and intellectual differences. Incorporated in 1992, LIFE opened its doors to ten residents. LIFE has since expanded to serve almost 200 clients with locations in Falmouth, Barnstable, Mashpee, Yarmouth, Sandwich, and Plymouth.

LIFE is an equal opportunity employer, and we celebrate the diversity of our staff and residents!!!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $16.50 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Signing bonus

Work Location: One location

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