Learn More About Full-Time Job Openings at Stepping Stones

Date posted: January 18, 2022

Best Cincinnati Summer Job Openings I Stepping Stones Ohio

Are you looking for rewarding full-time job openings in Greater Cincinnati? Stepping Stones has openings in our year-round programs for individuals with disabilities.

As we continue emerging from the pandemic, we have full-time job openings for applicants to join our team! Both our Step-Up Autism Alternative Education and Adult Day Services programs are growing. To provide leadership and a level of support for participants with developmental disabilities, we’re currently recruiting a licensed Intervention Specialist as well as multiple Direct Support Professionals. 

These positions play a vital role in our programs and are excellent opportunities to gain leadership and other valuable professional skills while making a positive difference in your community. 

Learn more about Stepping Stones’ current full-time job openings below and apply to join our team — today! 

Licensed Intervention Specialist – Step-Up

Stepping Stones’ Step-Up Autism Alternative Education program provides an individualized education for students with autism. In this unique program, we partner with multiple local school districts to provide an optimal learning environment for those unable to succeed in a traditional classroom setting. 

We are now accepting applications for a licensed Intervention Specialist to join our Step-Up team! Responsibilities include preparing lesson plans and coursework that meet curriculum guidelines set by local school districts and the Ohio Extended Learning Standards.

Additional responsibilities of the Intervention Specialist include:

  • Maintaining classroom discipline, organization and structure 
  • Providing intervention as needed to support student behavioral and emotional needs
  • Communicating professionally with parents, related service providers and local school districts
  • Assisting school psychologists with development of ETRs
  • Training and managing educational aides who provide classroom support
  • Completing IEPs for all students and conducting routine assessments to evaluate each student’s progress
  • Administer Ohio Alternative Assessment as needed
  • Maintaining all necessary professional licensure and certifications
  • Managing classroom supplies and materials at an appropriate level

Full-time position working weekdays throughout the year

WORK LOCATION: Given Campus — 5650 Given Road, Cincinnati, OH, 45243


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Special Education
  • Current Intervention Specialist licensure from the State of Ohio
  • Ability to develop meaningful lesson plans that support student goals and meet curriculum guidelines
  • Ability to work closely with educational aides and other support staff
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
COMPENSATION: Salaried position offering $35,000 – $50,000 annually, dependent on experience

Position also receives a complete benefits package, including generous paid time off, paid holidays and dental, health, life, vision and disability insurance. Staff are also eligible for Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness programs. 

READY TO APPLY? Click here to complete an online application.

Direct Support Professional – Adult Day Services

Stepping Stones’ Adult Day Services offers an enriching program opportunity for adults with disabilities!

Participants arrive in the morning and connect with a group of their peers over a variety of engaging recreation activities. Members of our Direct Care team gain leadership skills while providing supervision and directing participants through art, technology, wellness and other program projects. 


  • Positive and highly encouraging work environment
  • Develop leadership, time management, problem solving and other valuable professional skills
  • Weeknights and weekends off
  • Excellent opportunity for those pursuing a career in social work or therapeutic recreation to gain direct field experience
  • Certification in First Aid, CPR & AED at no cost to the employee
  • No experience required. Stepping Stones’ training program will prepare you on everything you need to know to perform your role well!
WORK HOURS: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm


  • Allyn Campus: 1414 Lake Allyn Road, Batavia, OH 45103
  • Drex Campus: 2300 Drex Avenue, Norwood, OH 45212
  • Parkcrest Campus: 3330 Parkcrest Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45211

  • Ability to successfully complete criminal background check
  • Ability to multi-task and engage participants in a group setting
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
COMPENSATION: $13 per hour. 

EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE: Those joining our year-round Direct Care Team receive a complete benefits package, including generous paid time off, paid holidays and dental, health, life, vision and disability insurance. Staff are also eligible for Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness programs. 

READY TO APPLY? Click here to complete an online application.

Recreation Coordinator

Every weekend throughout the school-year, Stepping Stones operates a variety of recreation programs for children, teens and adults with disabilities. These programs extend into the summer months as well were they take the form of our signature day and overnight camps. 

To coordinate and facilitate programs for different age groups, we are expanding our team and now hiring an experienced Recreation Coordinator! This role will support the agency in continuing to provide inclusive and safe program experiences for the individuals we are so fortunate to serve. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. CTRS or CPRP certification preferred, but not required
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in recreation/camp program development as well as in staff training and supervision
  • Demonstrated experience in the planning and facilitation of programs while following established standards and best practices
  • Responsible for developing and implementing age-appropriate activities that are adaptable to suit all abilities
  • Create and foster a strong sense of teamwork and cooperation while providing assistance to seasonal and part-time staff
  • Must be highly motivated with detailed organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Must have strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • A current driver’s license is required as well as the ability to commute to various program locations
  • Must be able to maintain certification in CPR & First Aid as well as Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 75 LBs and squat/kneel on occasion as needed
WORK HOURS: This is a full-time opening that requires evenings, weekend and summer hours

COMPENSATION: Salaried position starting at $35,000 annually

BENEFITS PACKAGE: Health, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; 403B with employer contribution, paid holidays, generous paid time off and eligibility in tuition reimbursement and student loan forgiveness programs

READY TO APPLY? Click here to complete an online application.

No one should be denied employment, services or volunteer opportunities at Stepping Stones on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, disability, age or ancestry. 


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