Year-Round Job Openings
Stepping Stones has year-round job openings to help children, teens and adults with developmental disabilities build pathways to independence that improve their lives and enable them to more fully participate in their communities.
Stepping Stones is a nonprofit, United Way partner agency with four locations in Greater Cincinnati.
Browse year-round job openings below:
Direct Support Professional (Adult Day Services)
Description: Stepping Stones’ Adult Day Services program provides life-strengthening weekday programs for adults with developmental disabilities throughout the year. We are currently expanding our program staff team with full-time positions available at multiple locations.
As a member of our Adult Day Services Direct Care team, gain leadership skills while providing supervision and engaging participants throughout the program day. In this vital role, staff members deliver direct instruction in a variety of activities — including art, technology and wellness activities.
- Ability to successfully complete criminal background check
- Ability to multi-task and engage individuals within a group setting
- High school diploma or GED
- Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
- History of excellent attendance and punctuality
- Understanding of developmental disabilities is beneficial, but not required
Openings at Three Locations
- 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
Educational Aide (Step-Up Autism Alternative Education Program)
Description: Stepping Stones’ Step-Up Autism Alternative Education program was the first of its kind in the region and provides students with severe autism with an individualized learning environment. In the program, each student is matched to a 1:1 Educational Aide to lead them in their daily studies. This rewarding position currently has full-time openings available.
As an Educational Aide, staff gain leadership and other professional development skills while deliver direct instruction for academic, self-care, daily living, recreation and self-regulation skills with the guidance of a certified intervention specialist or teacher. These positions are perfect for those with an interest in the field of developmental disabilities who enjoy seeing the direct impact of their work while being part of a positive and inclusive work environment.
Work Hours: Weekdays from approximately 8:15 am to 2:45 pm, or as needed for the agency.
Requirements: Should possess a strong worth ethic, highly developed communication skills and a history of excellent attendance and punctuality. An understanding of autism is beneficial, but not required. Must be able to lift at least 75 pounds and be able to walk continuously for extended periods of time, in and outdoors as needed. Must have High School Diploma or GED. Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and willingness to submit to a criminal background check are required.
Location: Given Campus (5650 Given Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45243)
Compensation: $13.50 per hour with evenings and weekends off. Year-round staff members receive a complete benefits package, including generous paid time off, 403B with employer contribution and dental, life and disability insurance at no cost to the employee. Low cost health and vision are also available as well as eligibility in tuition reimbursement and student loan forgiveness programs.
Recreation Program Lead (Part-Time)
Description: Throughout the year, Stepping Stones provides a variety of recreation programs for children, teens and adults with disabilities. In this part-time role, support the Recreation & Leisure team in planning, setting up and leading adaptive program activities – such as art, nature, sensory and sports. Assist participants while ensuring programs are engaging and operating safely. Support seasonal staff while fostering a strong atmosphere of teamwork.
Requirements: The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of responsibility and accountability while working towards creating meaningful and safe experiences for program participants, families, seasonal staff and volunteers. Must have a high school or GED with accelerated degree preferred. Must have current driver’s license, the ability to successfully complete background checks and ability to obtain certification in First Aid & CPR and Crisis Prevention Intervention.
Work Hours: Maximum of 24 hours per week, including evening and weekend hours.
Compensation: Hourly, commensurate with experience.
Location: Hours at both our Allyn Campus (Batavia) and Given Campus (Indian Hill)
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.