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: This nonprofit position is responsible for providing vigilant supervision and support for adults with developmental disabilities attending our programs in all scheduled activities. This year-round position is responsible for delivering direct instruction for art, self-care, daily living, job, and recreation and leisure skills with the guidance of a manager. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. An understanding of developmental disabilities is beneficial.
Requirements: Candidate must be able to lift 50 pounds. History of excellent attendance and punctuality needed. Must have ability to multitask and engage several individuals at once within a group setting. An understanding of developmental disabilities is beneficial, but not required. Must have a High School Diploma or GED. Valid driver’s license, insurance, reliable transportation and a willingness to submit to a criminal background check are required.
Location: Norwood Campus (2300 Drex Avenue, Norwood, Ohio 45212) and Parkcrest Campus (3330 Parkcrest Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio 45211)
Compensation: $12 per hour with full benefit package – approximate hours are 8:15 am – 3:45 pm, Monday – Friday, or as needed for the agency. Includes generous paid time off, 403B, employee dental, life and disability insurance at no cost. Low cost health and vision are also available. Also includes eligibility in tuition reimbursement and student loan forgiveness programs.
Intervention Specialist (Step-Up Autism Alternative Education Program)
Description: This position is responsible for education of students on the autism spectrum and training/managing of Educational Aides. Prepares courses, lectures, assigns lessons, and follows curriculum guidelines set by school districts and state agencies. Maintains classroom discipline, organization, and structure. Provides intervention as needed to meet students behavioral/social-emotional needs. Works with students and/or parents to provide a positive learning experience.
Requirements: Candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree in Special Education or a related subject as well as a current teaching certification for the State of Ohio as an Intervention Specialist. Must also be able to work closely with aides, volunteers, and other support staff.
Location: Given Campus (5650 Given Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45243)
Compensation: $35,000.00 annually with full benefit package. This position is year-round, 40 hour week, Monday through Friday – or as needed for the agency. Includes generous paid time off, 403B, employee dental, life and disability insurance at no cost. Low cost health and vision are also available.
Description: This position is responsible for programming operation logistics at our multiple recreation program sites. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: conducting programs, guiding staff in group activities, supporting the care of program participants, ensuring programs are safe, engaging and intentionally designed to promote enjoyment. This position is also responsible for planning, preparing, and implementing recreation program activities.
Recreation Coordinator (Rec & Leisure Programs)
Requirements: This candidate is highly motivated, possesses detailed organization skills, the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and has satisfactory interpersonal and problem solving skills. Must have a bachelors degree from a four year college or university, with CTRS or CPRP certification preferred. Also must have demonstrated experience in program planning and facilitation while following specific standards, a minimum of 2 years of; recreation/camp program development, staff training and supervision. Drivers license along with capacity to drive to various locations is required. Must be able to obtain certification in CPR/First Aid and Crisis Prevention Intervention. Ability to work evening, weekend and summer hours is required.
Location: Will work in the programs at the agency’s multiple locations
Compensation: ~ $35,000 annually, commensurate with experience, with full benefits package. Includes generous paid time off, 403B, employee dental, life and disability insurance at no cost. Low cost health and vision are also available.
Special Events Manager (Development Dept.)
Description: Reporting to the Director of Development, the Special Events Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, managing and executing special fundraising events for Stepping Stones. These events raise financial support for programs serving individuals with disabilities while introducing new friends and donors to the agency. This individual will be responsible for directing and supervising volunteers and staff who are assisting with the planning and execution of major events.
Requirements: Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of two years of experience in fundraising. Candidate should also have experience recruiting volunteers and working collaboratively with them to support events. Must have experience working with existing donors as well as researching, identifying and cultivating new prospects. Excellent organizational, project management, writing and technical skills are required as well as a willingness to work some nights and weekends, with long hours in the weeks leading up to events. Applicants should also have excellent communication skills as well as demonstrated ability to work with people from all walks of life — from children with disabilities to leadership of corporate sponsors and community partners. Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge is also highly preferred.
Compensation: Salary of $45,000 annually with full benefit package, including generous paid time off, 403B employee dental, life and disability insurance at no cost. Low cost health and vision are also available.
Educational Aide (Step-Up Autism Alternative Education Program)
Description: This position is responsible for providing vigilant supervision and support as a one-on-one educational aide for an assigned student throughout the day in all scheduled activities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: delivering direct instruction for academic, self-care, daily living, job, recreation and self-regulation skills with guidance of a teacher and/or special education intervention specialist.
Requirements: Candidate 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. 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 full benefit package. Approximate hours are 8:15 am to 2:45 pm, Monday through Friday – or as needed for the agency. Includes generous paid time off, 403B employee dental, life and disability insurance at no cost. Low cost health and vision are also available.
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.