Careers

Experience Our WOW! Magic Way of Working by being part of the people, the culture, the fun, and the passion for excellence that is American Training.
Join our team and work at one of the Best Places to Work North of Boston.
Check out our open positions and send your resume to our Careers Team or apply online here.

What does a Residential Counselor do? A Residential Counselor helps to provide direct care for our youth residents ages 16-21 in our homes in Methuen and Lawrence. Responsibilities include providing emotional and vocational support, recreational planning, activity coordination and adherence to a changing environment.

Who’s a great fit for the Residential Counselor position? Our ideal candidate is flexible, a great communicator, has sound decision making skills, experience working with youth and is dedicated to contributing to a positive learning environment. Full and part time positions are available. Qualifications include:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma required
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Satisfactory CORI and EEC background checks
  • Ability to work nights and weekends.
  • The following shifts are available:
    • Full time:  Residential counselor position.  Tuesday thru Saturday 3-11pm
    • Part time weekends:  Sat/Sun 9am-3pm and 3-11pm
    • Part time weekends: Saturday 3-11pm only open (two shifts)

 Why Us? American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

For consideration, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@americantraininginc.com

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American Training is seeking a Community Support Colleague for our Specialized Housing branch in Newburyport. This person affirms the dignity of all Guests and Residents by supporting their right to participate in their communities as productive workers, valued neighbors and friends.

Who’s a great fit for the Community Support Colleague position? American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

  • At least two years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Must be able and willing to work a flexible schedule, contingent upon Guest needs, which may include evenings, weekends, early AM shifts and Holidays.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and use of personal vehicle.
  • Must attend and successfully complete Medication Administration Program, EPI Pen, First Aid/CPR, Fire Safety, CPI, Human Rights and OSHA.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Frequent walking, standing and driving.
  • Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds.

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to ensure that they are receiving quality services while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive hourly rate of $14.50 per hour for Newburyport, MA locations ONLY, a benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

If interested, please send your resume to careers@americantraninginc.com

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American Training, Inc . is seeking a full-time Shift Leader in our Newburyport, MA residential home supporting Adults with Disabilities. In this role, you will assist the Residential Manager in the daily operations of the Program to meet agency standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate and assist Residential Manager in the daily operations of the Program to assist and guide Colleagues to complete required documentation on medical, behavioral and community goals from their Individual Support Plan (ISP) and help individuals in their day-to-day life to achieve their goals.
  • Monitor and assist Colleagues to ensure that daily operations on shift are completed and meet agency standards
  • Facilitate contacts and linkages in the community to strengthen goals outlined in the Individual Service Plan. Fosters community membership and facilitates full community integration in accordance with person centered plans
  • Develop data based, monthly progress reporting and quarterly progress summations
  • Accurately and timely records financial information
  • Handles Resident’s funds in accordance with American Training, Inc. financial policies and procedures
  • Adhere to Specialized Housing policies and procedures in regards to development and maintenance of Resident’s individual records and clinical/behavioral and health documentation
  • Maintain maximum safety conditions and cleanliness standards at all times within the appropriate areas in accordance with licensing standards and program procedures as outlined by administrative Colleagues. This includes ensuring outside areas are safe and free of snow and ice during winter months to ensure safe evacuation from the house at all times
  • Fosters an environment of empowerment and choice for all Residents
  • Supports, encourages and ensures that personal preferences, goals and aspirations are a part of every Resident’s lives on a daily basis
  • Oversees all monthly progress reports to ensure consistency between goals reported and objectives in the service plan and any treatment plans
  • Track, document an interface with local pharmacies to ensure proper medication supplies and storage for all program participants
  • Provide support to Residents in the maintenance of their homes including such tasks as cooking meals, shopping, cleaning and laundry

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.
  • At least one year of experience working with people with disabilities.
  • CPR/First Aid and MAP Certification required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Valid driver’s license, the use of personal or company vehicle and satisfactory CORI and fingerprint background check are required.
  • Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds and lift and/or carry such articles as furniture, appliances, files and records. Knowledge of trauma informed care.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are paramount!

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to assure that they are receiving a level of support consistent with best practices while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, disability and life insurance, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

Interested?  Submit your cover letter and resume below or to careers@americantraininginc.com.

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What does a Residential Manager do? A full-time Residential Manager for our Specialized Housing Branch oversees and ensures the dignity of all Guests and Residents in accordance with Department of Developmental Services licensing standard and Survey and Certification Guidelines. You will also supervise Direct Care Support Colleagues and Health Support Colleagues in daily operations of our beautiful residential homes in the Merrimack Valley area. You will act as a liaison between Resident, Families, Community Support Colleagues and Health Care Providers to ensure excellence in quality of care and services.

We are looking for a talented, highly flexible individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team, a positive attitude and a true passion for advocating for the Residents we serve, to assure that they are receiving a level of support consistent with best practices while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

Who’s a great fit for the Residential Manager position?
American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required (a degree may be waived if experience indicates competence)
  • 3-5 years experience working in the Human Services field overseeing a residential home
  • Flexibility with hours
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Management experience
  • Valid driver’s license required. Ability to use personal registered and insured vehicle.
  • Satisfactory CORI and DDS finger printing.

Please submit a cover letter with your resume to Careers@Americantraininginc.com for consideration.

Why Us? American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, disability and life options, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

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A Community Support Colleague – Individual Supports for our Specialized Housing Branch is responsible for the implementation of Resident’s individual support plan and maintains regular contact with Resident and members of treatment team.  Additionally, the Colleague ensures that Residents have access to necessary services to meet medical, vocational and other treatment needs.

Who’s a great fit for the Community Support Colleague – Individual Supports position? American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • At least two years experience working with people with developmental disabilities. Experience in a community based supported employment or housing preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required and good driving record
  • Ability to use personal registered and insured vehicle
  • Satisfactory CORI and DDS finger printing

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, disability and life insurance, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

Join our team of talented professionals and work at one of the Best Places to Work North of Boston. Experience Our WOW! Magic Way of Working by being part of the people, the culture, the fun, and the passion for excellence that is American Training. We are looking for talented, highly flexible individuals with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team, a positive attitude and a true passion for advocating for the people we serve, to assure that they are receiving a level of support consistent with best practices while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

For consideration, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@americantraininginc.com

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What does a Direct Care Support Relief Colleague do ?  Direct Care Relief is a pool of Colleagues that are flexible with their availability and might work different shifts weekly depending on the staffing needs. These Colleagues work in our Specialized Housing Branch and Day Services and are responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities of the program: to include planning of activities, community outings, data collection, record keeping and caring for the personal needs of the Residents.   Specialized Housing and Day Program locations are located throughout the Merrimack Valley depending on staffing needs.

Who’s a great fit for this position? American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience working with people with disabilities is strongly preferred
  • As part of the relief pool, you must have the ability to be flexible with hours and be able to cover shifts based on different staffing needs weekly.
  • Valid driver’s license required. Ability to use personal registered and insured vehicle
  • Satisfactory CORI and DDS finger printing

Many shifts are available:  Weekdays available: 8 am-4 pm and 9 am – 3 pm, Evenings 3-11 pm, and various weekend hours.  Please indicate your availability when sending in your resume.  You must be available to attend required training.

Join our team of talented professionals and work at one of the Best Places to Work North of Boston. Experience Our WOW! Magic Way of Working by being part of the people, the culture, the fun, and the passion for excellence that is American Training. We are looking for talented, highly flexible individuals with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team, a positive attitude and a true passion for advocating for the people we serve, to assure that they are receiving a level of support consistent with best practices while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

Interested?  Please apply below, in person at our corporate office at 6 Campanelli Drive, Andover, or email your cover letter and resume to careers@americantraininginc.com

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American Training is seeking a full-time, Maintenance Technician to support the routine maintenance of all American Training properties, and other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:

Routine building maintenance, carpentry skills, experience with drywall, masonry repairs, painting and knowledge of some electrical and plumbing. Driver’s license required. Ability to lift over 50 pounds, and climb ladders. Initiative, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to provide excellent customer service with our Colleagues and contractors while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy are integral!

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, disability options, and life insurance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

Join our team by applying here or stop in and fill out an application at 6 Campanelli Drive, Andover, MA http://www.americantraininginc.com/about/careers/

 

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American Training, Inc. is seeking a Developmental Specialist to carry out the day to-day activities of the program, including programming, data collection and record keeping, and caring for the personal needs of the Guests. This Colleague teaches, trains, guides and directs Guests individually and in groups to reinforce skills, learn new skills and to increase independence for attainment of Day Habilitation Service Plan goals. They regularly observe Guests’ behavior and performance and provide reports, updates and general observations to the Program Director and Interdisciplinary Team. The Developmental Specialist maintains a regular caseload, ensuring all documentation is completed in a timely manner which may include: daily data collection, monthly progress notes, quarterly notes, day habilitation service plans, severity profiles, service needs assessments.

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to ensure that they are receiving quality services while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree + 1 year of experience in the Developmental Disabilities field, or 2 years of relevant experience with no degree.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of appropriate paperwork necessary for mandated record keeping.
  • Use the highest standard of ethical conduct at all times, this includes respecting the confidentiality of Colleagues and Guests.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Participate in a workplace climate that celebrates and encourages diversity.
  • Maintain an excellent training record by positively completing all training requirements.
  • Positively promote the image of Guests with developmental disabilities and American Training, Inc.
  • A valid driver’s license, the use of a personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and a satisfactory CORI are required.

Why Us? American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, disability and life options, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

Interested?  Please email your cover letter and resume to careers@americantraininginc.com.

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What does a Driver or Monitor for Human Services do? Drivers and Monitors safely transport our Guests and Students to and from American Training sites or other assigned destinations while making sure that each trip is a fun and entertaining WOW! Magic Experience. We are looking for motivated, responsible individuals with a positive outlook, excellent communication skills, and commitment to working as part of a team, and ability to incorporate our WOW! Magic philosophy into every trip we make.

Who’s a great fit for the Driver or Monitor for Human Services position? American Training is looking for people with the following experience, skills and qualifications:

  • Must pass a physical
  • Successful CORI check, finger printing and pre-employment drug screening
  • Clean and safe driving record
  • Ability to lift 40 to 60 lbs
  • Requires morning and afternoon shifts
  • Additional hours offered, when available

We are looking for people with a deep commitment to working as part of a team, a positive attitude and a true passion for advocating for the Guests, Residents, and Students we serve. The hourly rate ranges from $11.75 – $13.00, depending on the position. Our generous paid time off package, vacation plan, and 12 paid holidays give you the chance to relax, rejuvenate, or tend to personal matters. You’ll love our dynamic, fun work environment!

Interested? Please email your resume to careers@americantraininginc.com in person at our corporate office at 6 Campanelli Drive, Andover.

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American Training is seeking part-time and full-time Community Support Colleagues for our Specialized Housing branch. This person affirms the dignity of all Guests and Residents by supporting their right to participate in their communities as productive workers, valued neighbors and friends. The Community Support Colleague must support the mission of American Training, Inc. of “Bringing out the best in everyone we touch” and the goal of fostering a fun and entertaining work environment. This individual facilitates contacts and linkages in the community to strengthen goals outlined in the Individual Service Plan. Fosters community membership and facilitates full community integration in accordance with person centered plans. They develop data based, monthly progress reporting and quarterly progress summations, ensuring specific timelines and quality standards are met. The Community Support Colleague maintains maximum safety conditions and cleanliness standards in accordance with licensing standards and program procedures. They provide support to Residents in the maintenance of their homes including such tasks as: cooking meals, shopping, cleaning and laundry, and supports, encourage and ensure that personal preferences, goals and aspirations are a part of every Resident’s lives on a daily basis.

Who’s a great fit for the Community Support Colleague position? American Training is looking for people with the following experience and skills:

  • Degree preferred, degree may be waived if experience indicates competence.
  • At least two years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
  • Must be able and willing to work a flexible schedule, contingent upon consumer’s needs, which may include evenings, weekends, early AM shifts and Holidays.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and use of personal vehicle.
  • Must attend and successfully complete Medication Administration Program, EPI Pen, First Aid/CPR, Fire Safety, CPI, Human Rights and OSHA.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Frequent walking, standing and driving.
  • Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds.

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to ensure that they are receiving quality services while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

American Training, Inc. offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off, 12 paid holidays, a dynamic, fun work environment, and much more!

For consideration, please email your resume to careers@americantraininginc.com

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American Training is seeking a full-time Job Coach to provide support and training to Guests at a variety of Job Sites, both group and individual. “Bring out the Best” in each Guest by assisting them to be successful. Develop positive relationships with employers, advocate for Guests, and act as liaison between the Guest and other providers. Teach, train, guides and direct Guests individually and in groups to reinforce skills, learn new work skills and to increase independence for attainment of ISP goals. Develop detailed job task analysis for a variety of jobs, and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements of the Department of Labor.

Requirements:

  • College Degree preferred but additional experience can substitute for degree.
  • Experience as a Job Coach is a plus. Must have one year of experience with people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.
  •  Strong organization and communication skills.
  •  Knowledge of appropriate paperwork necessary for mandated record keeping.
  •  Basic computer literacy skills, work processing and data spread sheets.
  •  Use the highest standard of ethical conduct at all times, this includes respecting the confidentiality of Colleagues and Guests.
  •  Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  •  Participate in a workplace climate that celebrates and encourages diversity.
  •  Positively promote the image of our Guests with developmental disabilities and American Training, Inc.
  •  Maintain an excellent training record by positively completing all training requirements.
  •  A valid driver’s license, the use of a personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and a satisfactory CORI are required.

We offer a competitive benefits package; medical and dental insurance, generous earned time off, paid holidays and vacation, a fun work environment, and much more.

Interested?  Please email your cover letter and resume to careers@americantraininginc.com.

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American Training, Inc. is seeking a full-time Community Support Colleague to carry out the day to-day activities of the day program, including programming, community activities, data collection, record keeping, and caring for the personal needs of the Guests. This individual works with Guests to assist them in becoming active participants in the community, monitors and provides support and supervision, ensuring their safety. The Community Support Colleague teaches, trains, guides and directs Guests individually and in groups to reinforce skills, learn new skills and to increase independence for attainment of ISP goals. They regularly observe Guests’ behavior and performance and provides reports, updates and general observations to the Program Director and Interdisciplinary Team.

We are looking for a talented individual with a deep commitment to working as part of a skilled team and a true passion for advocating for American Training Guests, to ensure that they are receiving quality services while incorporating our WOW! Magic philosophy.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/ GED, minimum of one year of experience with people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of appropriate paperwork necessary for mandated record keeping.
  • Use the highest standard of ethical conduct at all times, this includes respecting the confidentiality of Colleagues and Guests.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Participate in workplace climate that celebrates and encourages diversity.
  • Positively promote the image of Guests with Developmental Disabilities and American Training, Inc.
  • Maintain an excellent training record by positively completing all training requirements.
  • A valid driver’s license, the use of a personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage and a satisfactory CORI are required.
  • Frequent walking, standing and driving. Must be able to lift 40-50 pounds. Must be able to sustain in a fast paced environment with a high energy level. Must be able to physically implement First Aid/CPR to Guests in response to an emergency situation and or the implementation of a Treatment Plan.

We offer a competitive benefits package; medical and dental insurance, generous earned time off, paid holidays and vacation, a fun work environment, and much more.

Interested?  Please email your cover letter and resume to careers@americantraininginc.com.

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