Employment Support Program Coordinator - Kennedy-Donovan Center - Milford, MA

As a member of the South Valley DDS programs management team, the Employment Supports Program Coordinator will provide leadership and supervision of the Employment Supports program, utilizing a team-based, multi-disciplinary approach in accordance with agency philosophy, mission and vision.


  • Provide ongoing supervision, evaluation and support to assigned staff.
  • Assist program participants to identify, achieve and maintain personally meaningful community work experiences.
  • Assist in the identification and training of naturally occurring supports in the participant’s work, community and social environments.
  • Coordinate referral, intake and placement process.
  • Provide vocational case management services to program participants as a member of his/her support team.
  • Provide employer training and support to facilitate participant success.
  • Maintain employer and participant satisfaction through regular contact, prompt resolutions of problems and mediation of employer/employee conflicts.
  • Assure compliance with all applicable Federal and State labor laws.
  • In collaboration with Program Administrator, function as liaison with funding agencies.
  • In collaboration with Program Administrator, provide leadership role in program development.
  • In collaboration with Program Administrator, identify and facilitate staff training and development.
  • Assume applicable administrative responsibilities in absence of Program Administrator.
  • Provide leadership role in promoting staff commitment and implementation of quality service principles.
  • Ensure completion and maintenance of documentation as required by KDC and all applicable funding agencies.
  • Participate in professional development activities and trainings necessary to enhance skills.
  • Assist in outreach activities and program fund-raising activities.
  • Provide emergency and/or administrative beeper coverage services as assigned.
  • Perform other job-related responsibilities as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Extensive travel required.
  • Ability to meet with individuals within their work settings and/or homes.
  • Ability to sit for moderate time periods.
  • Frequent phone use required.
  • Ability to use computer.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in the provision and coordination of vocational and employment supports for individuals with disabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide outreach and networking activities in the community.
  • Knowledge of applicable labor and employment law.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Able to meet required competency level in Microsoft Office Software.


  • Bachelor's degree or three (3) years as a vocational counselor

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