Current Openings

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Job Openings
Options Employment Opportunities last update: 7/18/2019. Our openings are updated on Friday. Please check back weekly for updates. Call Kate Krueger for more information at (608) 249-1585 or

Options in Community Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer

** denotes a full-time position

UNIQUE LIVE/WORK SITUATION in a quiet, north-side neighborhood close to Warner Park. Two friendly, fun guys who live in a house with a big backyard are looking for a paid roommate to share their lives and assist with their morning routine during the week. This is more than simply a place to live! They enjoy many activities, including gardening, playing Uno, and creating art and craft items. The right person enjoys interacting with others. Benefits of the position include paid rent and utilities for a separate, private suite with a full bath plus use of the garage to park a vehicle. In exchange for free rent and utilities, there is unpaid sleep time 10p-6a Sunday through Thursday overnights when you must be home. The paid roommate is scheduled to work 13.5 hours at $13.25/hour with the option of working additional hours. The paid work schedule is 9p-10p Sunday evenings plus 6a-8:30a Monday through Friday mornings. To be considered for the position, applicants will need to be approved to drive one of the guys to work in their personal vehicle. This means having a valid Wisconsin driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and adequate car insurance. The paid roommate is off weekdays 8:30a-9p Monday-Thursday and weekends starting at 8:30a Friday until 9p Sunday. Full benefits at 30 hours/week, and paid training is provided. AB/CC

Provide companionship and support to a young Westside man as you explore new places and activities with him. We are searching for people who can look above and beyond typical worker expectations and truly assist in enhancing this man’s life while maintaining a relationship-centered environment. Cook homestyle meals and enjoy Reggae music while getting to know him. Experience with autism preferred. Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record required to drive agency van. Full-time available (31 hours): Monday 7a-2p, Tuesday 8a-3p, Wednesday + Thursday 7a-2p, and every other Sunday 8a-2p. Full benefits at 30 hours/week, including health + dental insurance, vacation + sick time; paid training, and an employee referral + retention program! $14.50/hour. KW**

A man who lives on the Westside is searching for someone to assist with his weekday tile-making business Monday, Tuesday, + Wednesday 7:30a-3:30p. Artistic creativity and experience with autism a plus. A clean driving record, Wisconsin driver’s license, and adequate insurance on your vehicle (if you own one) is required to drive the company vehicle. He is also looking for someone to spend time with him as he enjoys walks in the neighborhood and doing in-home activities on the weekend. You’ll play an important role on his team of support, and work alongside a second staff person when working during the day (6a-10p: $13.50/hour). In addition, asleep overnights are available, 10p-7:30a (10p-6a: $7.25/hour). AB

A woman on the near east side is looking for a patient and encouraging individual to spend time with her in her home. She enjoys coloring, Elmo, and looking at her photo albums. She also needs help with personal cares, meal preparation, and household cleaning. Open hours on the weekend are: every other Saturday 7a-2p and every other Sunday 2-9p. $13.75/hour. She looks forward to meeting you! JM

Various hours open assisting three older women on the Eastside. Start the day with them and work alongside a second staff person to help with showering, bathing, and the morning routine: Monday, Wednesday, + Friday, 5 flexible hours per week. Spend time in the afternoon on Saturday, either 3-9p or 3-9:30p. Hours from 5a to 11p are paid at $13.50/hour. And, an asleep overnight is available Monday 9p-9a (10p-6a paid at $7.25/hour) AS/GS/CW

Three people who share a house on Madison’s East side off of Cottage Grove Road are looking for assistance with their daily routines. CNA skills are a plus but not required, as long as you are willing to learn. A part-time weekend position is available for the right person: every other Saturday/Sunday 9a-8p. Additionally, one gentleman needs 1:1 support Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, + Friday 4-7pm and Saturday 12N-4pm. Knowledge of American Sign Language is helpful in supporting him, but it’s not required. You will pick up on things as you go along! $13.75/hour. JG/CR/TM

Are you a morning person who’d like to help someone start their day in a positive way, while gaining skills and supplementing your income? Now’s your chance to fulfill these needs! We support a few people on the East and West sides of town who need help getting ready for the day, ranging from one to four hours long. Perhaps this could be fit in before going to another job.

A man on the westside is looking for someone to encourage and work with him during his evening routine 2 nights per week, 5:30-8:30pm. Make dinner together and work alongside him with cleaning and laundry, provide prompts for hygiene, all the while building a connection with him and encouraging his independence with these tasks. In remaining time, you might play games or work on a puzzle together, talk sports, or look for fun things for him to do on the weekend. Ideal nights are Monday + Thursday, but this is negotiable. $13.25/hour. LH

A woman who lives near the Yahara River (Eastside) is looking for someone who is patient and encouraging to spend time with her and help her feel safe during the night. 1 full-time (36.5 hours) asleep overnight position.  Work Wednesday, Thursday, + every other Sunday 10pm-9am, plus every other Friday/Saturday 10p-7a.  $13.75/hour (7a-11p); asleep time (10p-7a) paid at $7.25/hour. RS**

** denotes a full-time position