Employment Opportunities

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Current Job Opportunities:

Habilitation Specialist, Community Habilitation, Fredonia. Start Date: ASAP, Full-Time and Part-Time, $15/hr.
Job Duties: Model and provide instruction, services, and supports to participants in activities of daily living including shopping and meal preparation, personal hygiene, travel training, employment-related issues, money management, community integration, medical appointments, and any other skills needed to enable the individual to live as independently as possible.



  • High School Diploma/GED. Valid NYS Driver's License with a clean DMV record.​

    *Flexible schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays as the needs of the individual require.

Residential DSP- (Group Home) Full-Time and Part-Time, $14/hr.

Job Duties: Model and provide instruction, services and supports to program participants in needed skill areas and activities of daily living, such as:
Household tasks – cooking, cleaning, laundry, safety issues, etc., shopping, healthy diet and healthy meal preparation,
social skills, money management and budgeting, community integration (involvement/utilization), community travel and transportation, Health and medical issues, any skills needed to enable the individual to live as independently as possible.



  • High School Diploma or GED (experience in the DD/human services field preferred)

  • High School Diploma preferred; however, relevant life experience will be considered

  • Clean Driving Record


Community Engagement Program Coordinator

Salary $40k/year


The Learning Disabilities Association of Western New York (LDA of WNY) is seeking a full-time, highly-qualified
Community Engagement Program Coordinator for an innovative program called “LEAD716.” This program provides critically-needed early intervention to preschool children in WNY diagnosed with elevated levels of lead in their blood.



· Enroll new children and families into the program via referrals and community outreach and frequent home visiting.

· Provide and oversee the provision of high quality, play-based learning experiences and instruction with children birth - 5 years old.

· Complete formal and informal assessments.

· Complete documentation and manage data collection via Excel.

· Provide families with education and support through the Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education process.

· Community Outreach.

· Assist with hiring, training, and overseeing Early Interventionists.

· Managing grant timelines and ensuring deliverables are met.

· Assist with other program activities as needed.


· Experience working with preschool-aged children – 1 year (Required)

· Licensed, registered, or certified by the New York State Education Department. (Preferred)

· Home Visiting – 1 year (Preferred)

· Supervisory experience – 1 year (Preferred)

· Master’s Degree (Preferred)

· Candidate must be able to pass a thorough background check, have a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record, own vehicle with adequate personal liability insurance, work well with a diverse population, and be dedicated to improving educational achievement and social and emotional well-being of children.

WORK LOCATION: Multiple locations (Child’s home, Pre-K, Head Start, and daycare locations)


We’re looking for a dedicated professional who wants to make a lasting difference in the life of children affected by lead poisoning. Please send a cover letter explaining your interest in this position along with your resume as a single Word or PDF document.

Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview until the position is filled.



Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $40,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Parental leave

  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday


  • Master's (Preferred)


  • working with preschool aged children: 1 year (Required)

  • supervisor: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Required)

  • Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No

Great Employee Benefit Package including flexible paid time off, Health, Vision, Dental, HRA, and Life Insurance. 


To apply, click here.  You can also email us your cover letter and resume, with the job position as the subject. Positions will remain open until filled. Please contact us for a full job description.