Summer Job Opportunity – Camp Wediko (New Hampshire)

Camp Wediko, a therapeutic summer camp in New Hampshire, is currently hiring. This is a paid summer position for anyone interested in working with youth, mental health, or simply gaining a unique summer experience! This opportunity allows students to get hands-on experience working with youth experiencing all kinds of mental health challenges.

Additionally we do have a handshake page under ‘The Home for Little Wanderers’ – the nonprofit who oversees the camp! 

For more information about the camp, please see the following link: https://www.thehome.org/programs/camp-wediko/

Staff Application: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/HOM1009HOMLW/JobBoard/9823899f-86fd-4412-bf2c-8e08eb85a9b0/?q=Wediko&o=relevance

Counselor Positions at Camp Triumph (North Reading, MA)

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 The Triumph Center is seeking skilled undergraduate and graduate students for counselor positions at our therapeutic day camp, Camp Triumph. Located in North Reading, MA, Camp Triumph serves children ages 6-16 who present with a wide range of neurodevelopmental and mental health challenges. Counselor responsibilities include facilitating cooperative activities designed to enhance social skills, working with campers on specific behavior goals, and running camp activities like arts and crafts and interactive games. For more information about the job and Camp Triumph, please see the attached flyer and visit our website.

This job opportunity is a wonderful way for undergraduate and graduate students to gain valuable experience in a unique clinical setting with children who present with a range of disabilities. Supervised clinical practicum experiences are available! Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to triumphcenter@verizon.net.

Beyond Akeela hiring Head Advisors

Beyond Akeela is a summer program in the Boston metro area that provides opportunities for neurodivergent 16-19 year olds to build practice the social, organizational, and self-advocacy skills needed to thrive in college.

We are currently hiring for several residential leadership positions in our community, which we call Head Advisors. You can learn more about the specifics of the role here: Head Advisor Job Description or in the attachment.

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School Psychologist- Morse School (Cambridge)

Position:           Psychologist, Office of Student Services/Morse School

Overview of Cambridge Public Schools:

Cambridge is a vibrant, diverse city as well as a central hub and driver of the nation’s innovative economy. Home of the renowned educational institutions of Harvard and MIT, Cambridge is also the center of an impressive array of biotechnology, science, and information technology companies.

Educating about 7,000 students JK-12, the Cambridge Public Schools consists of award-winning faculty, cutting edge technology, and innovative programs. While each of our public schools is unique, they are joined in a shared vision of rigorous, joyful, and culturally responsive learning. Additionally, there is personalized support for every student. Over 30% of CPS students speak a language other than English at home and over 65 languages are spoken by our families. Among the most common are Spanish, Haitian Creole, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, and Portuguese. Our schools proudly embrace this diversity.

The Office of Student Services (OSS) is responsible for providing a wide variety of services to CPS students with special needs to ensure equitable access and support for all, including those who are advanced or twice-exceptional learners.

The Role:

Under the supervision of the Assistant Superintendent of Student Services and the Director of Student Services, the Psychologist will conduct psychological assessments and serve as Team Chairperson for the school(s) to which they are assigned. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and interpret psychological assessments resulting in comprehensive written reports that meet criteria in accordance with state and federal special education requirements
  • Chair school-based Special Education Team Meetings including , but not limited to, Initial Evaluations, Three Year Reevaluations, and Manifestation Determinations
  • Provide leadership to school-based Special Education Teams through technical assistance around implementation of state and federal special education law and regulations and Office of Special Education procedures
  • Develop and oversee the effective implementation of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) with appropriate documentation
  • Work closely with school staff to ensure that the learning, behavioral, and social-emotional needs of students are addressed
  • Serve as a staff resource with respect to disability categories, differentiated instruction, progress monitoring, and analysis of assessment results
  • Consult with administrators, special educators and related service providers, RtI Teams, general educators, parents, and outside agencies
  • Facilitate inter-agency (DCF, DYS, CBHI, DMH, etc.) collaboration with school-based Special Education Teams
  • Provide individual and/or group counseling as directed by supervisor
  • Serve as a liaison for students in Out of District Placements
  • Maintain appropriate standards of behavior, mutual respect, and safety
  • Carry out other related duties as may be designated

Your Skill Set: As the incoming Psychologist you will possess many, though perhaps not all, of the following characteristics and qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or higher
  • Massachusetts License: School Psychologist required
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of state and federal special education laws and regulations
  • Experience working in an urban, multi-cultural school system with a variety of special education service models preferred

Cambridge Public Schools is committed to slowing and/or stopping the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, as a condition of employment with Cambridge Public Schools, all new hires will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than their first day of work. Written requests for either a religious exemption from this requirement based on sincerely held religious beliefs, or for a medical exemption based upon clear documentation from a medical provider should be submitted to the attention of the Chief Talent Officer.

If interested, please visit https://cpsd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=5133 for the application link.

School Psychologist Cambridge Street Upper School (Cambridge)

Position:           Psychologist, Grades 6-8.

Overview of Cambridge Public Schools:

Cambridge is a vibrant, diverse city as well as a central hub and driver of the nation’s innovative economy. Home of the renowned educational institutions of Harvard and MIT, Cambridge is also the center of an impressive array of biotechnology, science, and information technology companies.

Educating about 7,000 students JK-12, the Cambridge Public Schools consists of award-winning faculty, cutting edge technology, and innovative programs. While each of our public schools is unique, they are joined in a shared vision of rigorous, joyful, and culturally responsive learning. Additionally, there is personalized support for every student. Over 30% of CPS students speak a language other than English at home and over 65 languages are spoken by our families. Among the most common are Spanish, Haitian Creole, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, and Portuguese. Our schools proudly embrace this diversity.

The Office of Student Services (OSS) is responsible for providing a wide variety of services to CPS students with special needs to ensure equitable access and support for all, including those who are advanced or twice-exceptional learners.

The Role:

Under the supervision of the Assistant Superintendent of Student Services and the Director of Student Services, the Psychologist will conduct psychological assessments and serve as Team Chairperson for the school(s) to which they are assigned. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and interpret psychological assessments resulting in comprehensive written reports that meet criteria in accordance with state and federal special education requirements
  • Chair school-based Special Education Team Meetings including , but not limited to, Initial Evaluations, Three Year Reevaluations, and Manifestation Determinations
  • Provide leadership to school-based Special Education Teams through technical assistance around implementation of state and federal special education law and regulations and Office of Special Education procedures
  • Develop and oversee the effective implementation of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) with appropriate documentation
  • Work closely with school staff to ensure that the learning, behavioral, and social-emotional needs of students are addressed
  • Serve as a staff resource with respect to disability categories, differentiated instruction, progress monitoring, and analysis of assessment results
  • Consult with administrators, special educators and related service providers, RtI Teams, general educators, parents, and outside agencies
  • Facilitate inter-agency (DCF, DYS, CBHI, DMH, etc.) collaboration with school-based Special Education Teams
  • Provide individual and/or group counseling as directed by supervisor
  • Serve as a liaison for students in Out of District Placements
  • Maintain appropriate standards of behavior, mutual respect, and safety
  • Carry out other related duties as may be designated

Your Skill Set: As the incoming Psychologist you will possess many, though perhaps not all, of the following characteristics and qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or higher
  • Massachusetts License: School Psychologist required
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of state and federal special education laws and regulations
  • Experience working in an urban, multi-cultural school system with a variety of special education service models preferred

Cambridge Public Schools is committed to slowing and/or stopping the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, as a condition of employment with Cambridge Public Schools, all new hires will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than their first day of work. Written requests for either a religious exemption from this requirement based on sincerely held religious beliefs, or for a medical exemption based upon clear documentation from a medical provider should be submitted to the attention of the Chief Talent Officer.

If interested, please visit https://cpsd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=5321 for the application link

Babysitting– 25 – 28 hrs per week for 3 year old

I am looking for a part-time babysitter/nanny, starting in January, to care for my 3 year old daughter.  Responsibilities will include picking up from school, playing, & taking her for walks or to the playground, and activities. She loves being outside and is very easy going, she loves to dance and sing.

I’ll either be working from home or at the office.  I’m looking for someone from January – June.

Schedule/Hours

  •  Required: Monday – Thursday – 2:30/3- 5:30/6pm, Fridays – 8:30 – 5pm starting in early January
  • I’m looking for 20-25 hours of coverage per week

Requirements: Ability to get to Charlestown independently, COVID vaccinated/ boosted; babysitting references.

Pay: Starting at $22/hour

Location: Charlestown, Orange Line accessible

Contact: Catherine  – renehc@amazon.com

Part time help (West Medford)

Hello! Our family is in need of part time help beginning September 18th. Must have a reliable car and a good driving record.

Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 3-6pm

Responsibilities: Drive two children (ages 9 and 12) from our home in West Medford to an after school program in Cambridge. Drive them home again when the program finishes. 3.5 miles each way.

Pay: $20/hr (negotiable)

Benefits: Guaranteed hours, 90 minutes of free time while the kids are in their program.

Contact: Sarah Florenz, sflorenz@gmail.com, 339-221-0362

After-school Babysitter for Five Year Old (North Cambridge)

We are a couple of Tufts Alumni looking for an after-school babysitter for our five year old son. He is full of energy and loves spending time out at the playground and library. At home, he likes playing with his dinosaurs and cars, reading books, and playing board games.
Your responsibilities would be to pick him up from school some days of the week (Mom or Dad does pick up on the other days), prepare a snack, take him out to the playground or library, and play and read at home.

Hours: 3:00pm-6:00pm Monday – Friday (3 or 4 days a week is negotiable to fit your class schedule), starting September 7th. If you are available, you can pick up additional hours on school holidays and early release days, as well as occasional nights and weekends.

Location: Mass Ave and Cameron Ave in North Cambridge; 20 minute walk from campus, 10 minute walk from Davis

Pay: $24-$28 per hour depending on experience, guaranteed hours

Requirements: Fully vaccinated for COVID, at least one reference
Please contact Caitlin at coll.cait@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

Morning School Drop Off/Babysitter for Pre-Schooler (West Somerville)

We are looking for a part time babysitter/morning transportation to school for our fun, creative 4 year old daughter.  Responsibilities include picking up our 4 year old from our house in West Somerville (5 minute walk from Tufts) and bringing her to Capuano School (about 15 minutes by car or 35 minutes by bus) several mornings per week.  Hours are 7:30am – 8:30am on Mondays and Tuesdays with the opportunity for more days if there is interest/availability.  This could also lead to future date night babysitting gigs.
Our daughter is very social and warms up to caregivers quickly.  She loves music, art, and pretend play.
We live on the Somerville/Medford Line, 2 blocks away from Tufts Campus.  
Pay: 
$25/hr

Hours: 7:30-8:30am Mondays and Tuesdays (potential for more days if interested)

Start Date: September 7th or 8th

Requirements: Reliable transportation and/or comfortable with public transportation, experience with pre-schoolers (preferred), references

Please email or text Meghan at coleman.meg@gmail.com/ 978-390-2025 if interested!