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MDS is looking for kind, caring people looking for a rewarding career. You can make a difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities. 

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For consideration, please send resume to:
Monadnock Developmental Services

121 Railroad Street
Keene, NH 03431
or via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The MCST Director is responsible for administering, organizing, and implementing individual supported employment and training programs, including Project SEARCH. Director oversees training and supervision of Program Managers, Job Developer and Administrative Assistant. Ensuring all services are in accordance with agency procedures, state regulations, and federal and state labor regulations.

Essential Functions:
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed in such a position.
• Orient, train, supervise and evaluate Program Managers, Job Developer, Project SEARCH staff and Administrative Personnel.
• Oversee the Project SEARCH program including coordination of the recruitment process, selection of the interns, and ensure compliance with Department of Labor and hospital practices,
• Monitor employment sites including employer relations, individual and staff performance, development, implementation and updating of individual training programs.
• Ensure employment data is entered into the Employment Data System and reviewed quarterly.
• Assist and monitor staff in the development, implementation and updating of individual employment sites.
• Facilitate department staff meetings and Project SEARCH Core team.
• Development and monitoring of programmatic budgets for individuals served and the Project SEARCH program.
• Ensure each individual’s employment and/or community experiences offer opportunity for growth, independence, integration, social and skill development.
• Ensure data collection required by the ISA (Individual Service Agreement) is completed each month
• Participate in the statewide Employment Leadership Committee
• Act as a positive role model for proper behavior and interaction.
• Ensure proper labor relations and conditions of employment are maintained equally for all staff.
• Maintain records, prepare reports, and compose correspondence relative to the work.
• Collaborate with other staff/departments as necessary.
• Participating member of the management team.

Education/Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field with a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience including hiring, directing the development and evaluation of staff, developing and administering an operating budget for programs. Considerable knowledge of: federal and state laws governing services for individuals with developmental disabilities. Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills. Solid computer skills including excel and word. Must complete ACRE or other training that meets APSE competencies within six months of hire.

MDS is seeking applicants who can use discretion and independent judgment to deliver quality care to persons with a developmental disability or acquired brain disorder. Enjoy a variety of responsibilities – reading, games, shopping, and other community activities – to enrich a person's life in a meaningful way. Successful applicants must be team players and have the ability to work with a diverse group of people.

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Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are responsible for supporting people, with a disability, in their communities to lead fully included lives. They support the strengths, gifts and potential of people with disabilities and aid in the removal of barriers preventing a person with a disability to reach their goals. Position may require job support; teaching daily living skills, household management and supporting the person in creating and developing friendships and other relationships. Minimum qualifications include a sound ethical foundation, dedication, creativity, commitment to building a relationship, sense of humor and ability to work in a team environment. Position is full time and includes a generous benefit package. Shift differential paid for any hours worked from Friday at 8 p.m. to Sunday at 8 p.m.

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Minimum qualifications include a sound ethical foundation, dedication, creativity, commitment to building a relationship, sense of humor and ability to work in a team environment.

For consideration, please send resume to:
Monadnock Developmental Services
121 Railroad Street
Keene, NH 03431
or via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monadnock Developmental Services is seeking highly committed and loving Adult Foster Care providers (Home Providers) in the Keene and Peterborough area. Adult Foster Care is a family setting for adults who are unable to live alone due to a physical or developmental disability.  Providers do not need to be married or own their home, they may rent, be single, or have children. Providers should possess patience, common sense, a genuine acceptance of the person with the disability and the willingness to open their home. MDS will provide on-going support, training and a generous stipend.

For consideration or additional information please contact Monadnock Developmental Services, 121 Railroad St. Keene, NH 03431, 603-352-1304

MDS is looking for people to provide temporary relief/respite to primary caregivers of an individual who is at risk or has a disability. Flexible scheduling allows for many options, and respite can take place in the community, at your home, or at the family home.