Career Opportunities at
Cardinal Cushing Centers, Inc.

Cardinal Cushing Centers, Inc. is a not for profit organization providing supports to children and adults with developmental disabilities. Cardinal Cushing Centers offers competitive compensation and a full benefits package including medical, dental, pension and 401(k).

Direct Support Professional- Washington Street Hanover, 20 hours – 3 days/week, Monday – Friday, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm flexible

Individual will assist individuals with disabilities to do all the things that we do each day in our lives. Primary emphases are on self-determination and community inclusion. Bachelor’s degree [A high school diploma may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree if the applicant has prior experience, education or training in paid or volunteer human services activities, is a person with disabilities, or is a family member of a person with disabilities.] Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

Adult Services Floater- Braintree, South Shore Industries (SSI)/Life Opportunities Unlimited (LOU) Programs, 32 hours/week, Monday – Friday, Variable days, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Individual will work between two programs SSI and LOU, both located on the Braintree Campus. The individual will assist in supporting a holistic approach that maximizes potential achievement of human Development to include educational, vocational, social, spiritual and personal well being with a particular emphasis on self esteem. The individual will work in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team to provide support, evaluation and treatment of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Individual will transport Adults from Adult Programs to Community events. Bachelor’s degree [A high school diploma may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree if the applicant has prior experience, education or training in paid or volunteer human services activities, is a person with disabilities, or is a family member of a person with disabilities.] Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

Vocational Assistant (Cushing Trader) Hanover – Monday-Friday, 7:30am-3:00pm, 221 days/school calendar year

Individual will assist the Vocational Instructor in the daily operation of the career site and the supervision and teaching of the students. Will teach the specific competencies for jobs in the vocational site according to the individual abilities of assigned students – these include operating a business, creating arts, design and crafts. Individual will assist in the operating of the Business Arts program. High School Diploma required, specialized skills in: art, design, crafts, business skills and computer skills necessary. Must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.  

Teacher Assistant– Monday-Friday, 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Assists the classroom teacher with implementation of student programs, behavior protocol and general classroom supervision. High School diploma required, Bachelor’s degree in Special education or related field and experience with special needs population preferred.

Certified Special Education Teachers Full Time 37.5 hrs/wk (Hanover)

Plans, prepares, and teaches lessons, activities and provide individual and group behavioral intervention services for students with Developmental Disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder. as well as students on the Autism Spectrum in accordance with the goals and objectives outlined in student Individual Education Plans (IEPs). BA, BS, M.Ed. License is required. Special Ed. K-12.

Residential Life Skills - (Hanover)

We need energetic people to join our team in rewarding positions teaching life skills to adolescents with special needs. The focus is on assisting each student in developing effective decision making skills and promoting functional independence. A Massachusetts Driver's license is required. We currently have very limited full-time and relief staff opportunities available:

Immediate Openings Available for Weekend Shifts

Other Shifts Available

A Shift –Sunday 8:30 am-8:30 pm, Monday 2-10, Tuesday 2-10,
Wednesday (alternate weeks) – 12:30-5 / 12:30-10

B Shift – Wednesday (alternate weeks) – 12:30-5 / 12:30-10, Thursday 2-10,
Friday 2-10, Saturday 8:30 am – 8:30 pm

Overnights –Full (3 nights per week) and part-time
Monday – Friday 9:30pm-9am
Saturday and Sunday – 8:00pm – 9am

Morning Assist - Monday – Friday 6am-9am

Part time shifts available for one or two shifts per week.

Relief Pool Staff (Hanover) A program initiative that will create per diem direct support workers to perform in various programs on the Hanover campus.

Relief position starting rate of $13.00/hour

Call our Human Resources Staff today and design a schedule that meets your needs!

Interested candidates should contact:

Marybeth Hasenfuss
Cardinal Cushing Centers
405 Washington Street
Hanover, MA 02339
Phone (781) 829-1216
Fax (781) 826-1559

Download an employment application (PDF)

Last updated: August 9, 2011