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Open Sky Community Services DDS Teaching Assistant - Community Connections in Wrentham, Massachusetts


USD $17.50/Hr.

Description and Responsibilities

Community Connections is a Day Habilitation program that serves adults between the ages of 23-66 with a primary diagnosis of intellectual disabilities, though some individuals may also have mental health diagnoses and/or physical challenges. Most participants require supportive structures and staff assistance to maximize their involvement in activities within the program as well as within the local community. Our staff educate through the creation and implementation of individualized service plans, daily curriculum/activities, and have a heavy focus on community integration.

As a Teaching Assistant you will provide support to the individuals served in a direct care role by ensuring a supportive and structured environment. The Teaching Assistant will provide guidance, advocacy, and life skills education for individuals served within the Day Program.

Other Key Responsibilites:

  • Implement all service and behavior plans with support from the interdisciplinary team

  • Review and complete all required documentation.

  • Ensure the health, safety and well-being of all individuals.

  • Facilitate the development of valued community roles and personal relationships

  • Participate in team meetings, supervisions, and other assigned meetings.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent, required.

  • Valid Drivers License and acceptable driving record, required.

  • Drug testing required.

  • Reliability, willingness to learn, and being open to new opportunities.

About Us

At Open Sky Community Services, we open our doors, hearts, and minds to the belief that every individual, regardless of perceived limitations, deserves the chance to live a productive and fulfilling life.

Open Sky is on an anti-racist journey, committed to learning, living, and breathing inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity, and justice for ALL.

At Open Sky, you’ll join over 1,300 compassionate and highly trained professionals who put innovative, evidence-based practices to work in ways that positively impact our communities across Central Massachusetts and beyond.

As a trauma-informed organization, Open Sky strives for transparency and sensitivity to the experiences of those we interact with. Self-care is encouraged, and we are committed to providing a positive work culture that is focused on continuous learning and the value of diverse perspectives.

Open Sky is proud to be an industry leader in pay and benefits. Open the Door to Possibility and begin your career with Open Sky today!

Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include:
  • Excellent Supervision (Individual and Group), Professional Development, and Training Opportunities

  • Generous paid time off plan – you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!)

  • We pay for your higher education! Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and reimbursement for a variety of Human Services certifications.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan

  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match

  • Life Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)

  • Eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  • And more!

    Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, or disabled Veteran status.


Job ID2024-9009