Careers Opportunities at One Sky

Do you know someone with autism, Down syndrome or a brain injury? Perhaps a family member or  neighbor?
These are the people One Sky supports to be productive members of their local communities.
Like all of us, they want to make a lasting contribution and fulfill their dreams.
Many can do this without help. Others find that their quality of life is enhanced by individually tailored supports.

Our private non-profit organization serves 24 cities and towns in the seacoast region of New Hampshire. We’re part of a statewide system that provides and arranges supports for children, adults and their families. Our staff of 200 works to assist people in northern Rockingham County to reach their full potential, by providing service coordination and family support services. Through our Futures programs we provide trusted direct supports for high school transition, education, employment, residential and community services. Further program choices are available from 17 agencies that subcontract with One Sky.

We’re looking for professionals to join our team who share our commitment and will dedicate themselves
to help us grow more programs so that people with intellectual disabilities can live and work
as valued participants in every town and city in our region.

One Sky is an equal opportunity employer with more than
30 years of experience in attracting and retaining quality employees.

For a general JOB APPLICATION, click here.

Applications may be mailed, e-mailed to [email protected] or faxed to (603) 436-4622.

Scroll down to learn about specific job opportunities.

Auto insurance, valid driver license, reliable transportation,
criminal background check and TB test may be required.

TO APPLY FOR POSTED JOBS

Send cover letter and resume to:
[email protected]
OR mail them to:
ATTN. Human Resources
One Sky Community Services
755 Banfield Rd., Suite #3,
Portsmouth NH 03801



CURRENTLY WE HAVE THE
FOLLOWING OPEN POSITIONS:

 

 


FAMILY HIRED DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS – PT/FT – Northern Rockingham County

Our mission at One Sky Community Services is to assist people with developmental disabilities and brain injuries to live as valued and participating members in their communities.

With your help, our clients become stronger, more independent members of society.

We currently have several openings for family hired direct support professionals to assist and support our clients and their families throughout northern Rockingham county.

We serve children, teenagers and adults with developmental disabilities and/or acquired brain injuries.

These positions are typically part time and would be ideal for as a second job, current college student. etc. since most families are flexible about the work schedules.

Most positions involve taking clients out into the community to attend/participate in pre-planned activities such as (but not limited to): swimming, bowling, shopping, music events, sporting events and anything else that is of interest of the particular client and in line with their goals.

The ideal candidate would be creative, patient, outgoing, caring and have excellent judgment. Experience working with people with disabilities is a plus!

Some clients require personal care and wheelchair transfers.

The pay rate for these positions vary, but typically pay a higher wage than most DSP positions elsewhere.

Candidate must submit to and successfully pass a NH Criminal Background Check, driving record check and BEAS (Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services) check.

All staff are also required to have reliable transportation and automobile insurance. These positions typically require the use of the employee’s vehicle to transport the client to various community activities.

A state mandated Tb test is also required at no cost to the candidate after an offer has been made.

To Apply:
Please submit a resume along with a cover letter via email ([email protected]), indicating what your personal interests are and what age range you would feel most comfortable working with.


DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL – PART TIME – Portsmouth, NH

A Portsmouth, NH family is seeking someone to assist in the care of their 12 year old son with Autism.

Duties would include assisting in activities of daily life such as: bathing; toileting; tooth brushing; cleaning his room; cooking/baking; practicing social skills in the community; and from time to time going to the pool to practice swimming – with floatation devices.

The benefits of this position are the joy of helping a loving, kind, young boy with Autism learn everyday skills.

Experience working with individuals with Autism a plus, but we will train the right candidate.

Hourly wage is $12/hour; 10 hours per week

Position requires criminal background checks, Bureau of Elderly and Adult Service (BEAS) check, driving record checks and a Tb test to be completed prior to employment; at no cost to the candidate. Valid driver’s license and auto insurance policy required.

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MENTOR AND ROLE MODEL – PART TIME – Rye, NH

A family located in Rye, NH is seeking a positive role model and mentor for their male pre-teen son with a developmental disability.

The ideal role model/mentor candidate would be able to provide a positive but firm approach and be willing to use multiple “tools” to motivate the client. The role model/mentor will provide transportation and support to client during client’s community activities. The role model/mentor would also be able to provide general assistance to client with frequent interactions with his siblings, with the goal of a positive outcome.

Flexible schedule, but primarily between the hours of 3:30p-7p during weekdays, with occasional assistance on weekends would be ideal. Depending on the availability of the candidate, days worked would range between 2 or 3 days per week. This is a part time position; approximately 9 hours per week.

The successful candidate for this Role Model/Mentor position would possess experience working with people with disabilities, be patient, positive and firm, be able to model positive behavior both in public and while interacting with family.

Candidates must have reliable transportation, a valid drivers license with a good driving record, a current auto insurance coverage and be able to successfully complete a NH Criminal Background Check, BEAS Check and Driving Record Check. All new hires must submit to an agency paid TB test, per NH State Regulations.

One Sky is an equal opportunity employer.

I06-LSt (Steele)


HOME CARE PROVIDERSNorthern Rockingham County

One Sky Futures seeks homes to serve as residences for people with a variety of challenges in their lives. Responsibilities include assisting with aspects of daily living such as shopping, exercise and cooking. Compensation is in the form of a monthly stipend. Minimum monthly documentation required. This position grows into a way of life as the individuals, ideally, become part of your family. It’s an opportunity to enhance your and someone else’s quality of life. Currently we need several homes in the Stratham/Portsmouth/Raymond area for individuals of various ages and disabilities.

Contact Kelly Touhey-Childress  via email at [email protected]

Apply now for home care provider position: application form

One Sky Community Services/One Sky Futures is an equal opportunity employer.

C02-000 (KTC)


COMMUNITY DIRECTED SERVICES – DIRECT CARE – PART TIME – Nottingham

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, creative, and compassionate person to join a young woman from Nottingham NH who is affected by a developmental disability. You will be providing one-on-one home and community-based supports. You must be willing to explore opportunities wherever they may lead, enjoy meeting new people, and believe people with disabilities can and should lead full happy lives.

This position requires a high school degree or equivalent. The ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently as documentation is required. All applicants must have a valid NH driver’s license, auto insurance and submit to a criminal record, Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services and motor vehicle check.

The ideal candidate must be flexible and able to work with minimal supervision. It would be beneficial to have experience providing direct support and be able to adapt to changing environments. Transportation is required for this program and will include travel throughout the surrounding areas. This is a 20 hour per week program Monday thru Friday. Scheduling has potential to be flexible but this young woman needs to be driven to work by 4pm on Mondays and Wednesdays. Rate of pay will depend on experience.

I03-AHe (Wilson)


PERSONAL CAREGIVER – PART TIME – Northwood

A family in Northwood, NH is seeking a caring and positive role model for an 20 year old young man with developmental disabilities.

Duties include picking this young man up from school and taking him to pre-planned after school activities 15 hours per week, 3 hours per day.

Experience with behavioral issues preferred.  Client’s interests include going to the gym, fishing and being outdoors.
Ideally, looking for a positive male role model who can provide positive behavior protocols.
 
Hourly wage is $13/hour plus mileage.
Must have reliable vehicle that is insured/inspected/registered.  Criminal background check, BEAS check and driving record check required.  Tb test may also be required at the discretion of the family.
Experience preferred but willing to train the right candidate.
One Sky Community Services/One Sky Futures is an equal opportunity employer.
I06-DRe (Steele)

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL – PART TIME/PER DIEM – Rye

We are seeking  reliable, confident and professional caregivers to assist a 25 year old male in his family home.  12 hour shifts (7a-7p, 7p-7a) including days, evenings, overnights and/or weekends.

In addition to assisting in personal care and therapeutic exercises, you will assist in participating in community activities.  Ideally, you have experience working with people with disabilities, using a hoyer lift, stander, and assisting in transportation in a wheelchair van safely, but we will provide training for the right candidate(s).

You must be physically able to perform these duties, like to be active  and have an engaging and enthusiastic personality.

Rate of pay: $12.50/hr

One Sky Community Services/One Sky Futures is an equal opportunity employer.

I03-WEm (Conners)


DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL  – PART TIME – Portsmouth, NH

A Portsmouth, NH family is seeking a support staff that can assist in the care of their 9 year old son with a developmental disability. The ideal candidate is patient, affectionate, positive and firm, and able to model positive behavior both in public and in the home.

This staff person will also need to be prepared to lift and carry ~40lbs. Their son is very small, non-verbal, friendly, and enjoys music, being held, and trips to the playground. He can walk with assistance/supervision but also uses a stroller for longer distances, such as walks to downtown. Duties would include assisting in activities of daily life such as: bathing, toileting, eating, walking, practicing social skills in the community, and from time to time going to the pool to practice swimming.

This is a part time position and the family is looking for someone who can work approximately 13 hours per week at a $15 hourly rate of pay. The schedule has opportunity to be flexible, but ideally between the hours of 5:00pm-7:00pm during weekdays, and 3 hours on weekends.

Candidates must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, a current auto insurance coverage and be able to successfully complete a NH Criminal Background Check, BEAS Check and Driving Record Check. All new hires must submit to an agency paid TB test, per NH State Regulations.

I06-LLy (Steele)


DIRECT SUPPORT STAFF – PART TIME – Hampton, NH

A family located in Hampton, NH looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, creative, and compassionate person to join in supporting a young woman who is affected by a developmental disability. You will be providing one-on-one community-based supports to this young woman while she works at a local grocery store.

The ideal candidate must be flexible and able to work with minimal supervision. It would be beneficial to have experience providing direct support and be able to adapt to changing environments. Transportation is required for this program and will include travel throughout the surrounding areas which is reimbursed.

This is a 24 hour per week program Tuesday through Friday with the hours of 7:30-1:30pm. Rate of pay will depend on experience.

This position requires a high school degree or equivalent. The ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently as documentation is required. Candidates must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, a current auto insurance coverage and be able to successfully complete a NH Criminal Background Check, BEAS Check and Driving Record Check. All new hires must submit to an agency paid TB test, per NH State Regulations

I03-SPo (MacLellan)


DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSSIONAL – PART TIME – North Hampton, NH

Are you a self-starter? This is an exciting opportunity to use your creativity as a Direct Support Professional to build community connections and develop a new 30-hour day program for a young woman who recently relocated to the Portsmouth/North Hampton area.

This young lady enjoys having a weekly routine out and about in the community which includes: enjoying swimming, exercising, gymnastics and much more. She will be also be seeking assistance finding work and volunteer opportunities in her community.

Direct Support Professional candidates need to be upbeat, dependable, energetic, extremely conscientious and have good written and communication skills.

Direct Support Professional must have own car, excellent driving record, and pass a criminal background check. All new Direct Support Professional hires are required to submit to an agency paid Tb test prior to hire, per State of NH regulations.

Competitive wage ($15/hour plus mileage) and team support.

Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]

I03-JCr (Wilson)


WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A ONE SKY BOARD MEMBER?

We welcome community-minded individuals to join One Sky’s volunteer Board of Directors when our numbers fall below twelve. Meetings are held from 5-7 in the evening, on the second Monday of the month,10 times a year (light supper served) at our Portsmouth office. We should have twelve members on our Board. Volunteers must reside in upper Rockingham county.

One Sky Community Services is a New Hampshire private not-for-profit corporation, one of ten Area Agencies designated by the state for the purposes of planning, creating and maintaining a comprehensive service delivery system intended to maximize the community integration, growth and independence of people with developmental disabilities in the 24 cities and towns of upper Rockingham County. We provide some services directly, and also provide funding to agencies such as the Richie McFarland Children’s Center, Easter Seals, Great Bay Services, and Living Innovations.

Our mission:

We assist people with developmental disabilities or acquired brain disorders to live as valued and participating members in their communities.

Please contact Chris Muns, CEO
One Sky Community Services
755 Banfield Road, Suite 3
Portsmouth, NH 03801

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