Since the world needs more storytellers, would you like to join us and share ours? Since 1953 when our founder started a special education school more than 20 years before public schools provided this support, we have been innovators and contributors in our community. With the strength of our history, amidst the ever changing cultural climate, we have remained an ally and advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are seeking a leader for our adult programs who has a passion for making a difference, excellent management skills and most importantly, wants to engage with people in a meaningful way, weaving your story with ours. Are you in?
The Adult & Community Services Director provides leadership and management over multiple programs at Pearl Buck Center. This position will direct Community Employment, Supported Living, Project SEARCH, Life Enriching Activities Program (LEAP), and the Post-Secondary Educational Academy.
Pearl Buck Center offers all employees free gym membership, life and AD&D coverage, reimbursement for mileage and supplies, 401(k) plan with 3% matching, CPR training, OIS training, and umbrella PTO.
Full time employees are also offer FREE basic health care through Kaiser Permanente with buy-up options.
If you have student loans and work for a non-profit such as Pearl Buck Center, you may be eligible for loan forgiveness. To find out more about this student loan forgiveness opportunity, please check out this site.
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background. If you meet key qualifications for the job, and believe you would be the best fit, we encourage you to apply; please use your cover letter to explain how you will accomplish parts of the job for which you have less experience. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us.