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Job Openings
Options Employment Opportunities last update: 10/18/2019. Our openings are updated frequently. 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

Work with an Eastside, active woman with developmental disabilities. Support is focused on meaningful activities outside the home and can include part-time vocational work, attending movies, visiting parks, going out to eat, visiting Reptile Rapture. Open hours on the weekend: every other Saturday + Sunday 11a-6p. You will work in tandem with another support worker in a team-focused and person-centered environment. Experience with Autism a plus but training will be provided for the right motivated person who is willing to learn. Support plans are specific and detailed so commitment to a lengthy training process is required. Must have an acceptable driving and minimum insurance if you own a car in order to drive an agency vehicle. $14.75/hour

Two enjoyable guys who live together in a house located near Monona Bay (just off Lakeside Drive) are looking for an engaging individual to live in and provide dependable support and consistent guidance with daily living tasks, while encouraging and maintaining their independence. As the Paid Roommate you would have your own room and must be home overnight Sunday-Thursday, 11p-9a. 10 hours paid time consists of the morning routine Monday-Friday 7-9am, which involves personal care and prompts around hygiene, packing lunch, and ensuring the household has what it needs to run smoothly. Additional shifts in the house available, including Tuesday 9a-1p and weekends, as well as hours in different households. Free time on weekdays 9a-11p; weekends from Friday 9a until Sunday 11p. The guys’ interests include Karaoke, eating out at restaurants, bowling and playing pool, and following the Badgers and Packers. To work their shift on Tuesday, and to pick up hours in most other houses, you must have a Wisconsin driver’s license, vehicle with adequate insurance, and an acceptable driving record to transport the guys. $13.25/hour.

Two great women on the Northside in the Troy Gardens Community are looking for positive, patient support on the weekend. One loves getting outside – perhaps to a festival, or going fishing, or visiting chickens! Indoors could involve playing Uno, but is often all about Disney. The other may not get out as much, but still enjoys reading, talking things through with others, and mindful activities Make meals, help with laundry and cleaning, keep pathways clear in the winter. This position also requires a comfort level with personal cares, including helping with: showering, oral hygiene, getting dressed and undressed, monitoring blood sugar, and toileting. Weekend hours available: every other Saturday 1-9p and every other Sunday 6a-1p. It’s great if you could be approved to drive your own vehicle for flexibility with activities, but it’s not absolutely required. To be approved, you’ll need a valid Wisconsin driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, and a certain level of liability coverage on your vehicle. $13.25/hour.

An outgoing and energetic man on Madison’s Westside needs someone to engage with him and guide him through his weekday morning routine. Encourage his independence and offer assistance as needed with breakfast, medication and checking blood sugar, hygiene, doing dishes and tidying up. You must be an approved driver of your own vehicle, Monday-Thursday, to take him to work in the morning. A valid Wisconsin driver’s license is required, as well as an acceptable driving record and adequate liability coverage on your vehicle. Additional requirements: a sense of humor, the ability to follow a support plan, and a tolerance of cigarette smoke. Open hours are Monday – Thursday 7-9am, plus every other Sunday 8a-2p (driving is not required for the shift on Sunday). $13.25/hour.

A woman who lives on Madison’s Eastside is looking for a nice person to come to her apartment to provide companionship and a bit of assistance on Friday and Saturday. Engage with her and encourage her to go for a walk, make a healthy meal, clean/do laundry, and participate in mindfulness activities. She gets much enjoyment from a variety of things, including: listening to oldies music, doing arts and crafts, dancing, making cards, and coloring. Every other Friday + Saturday are open for 3 flexible hours, after 3p. An approved driver is ideal for activities, but it’s not required. $13.25/hour.

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 Friday 3-9p, every other Saturday 7a-2p and every other Saturday/Sunday 2-9p. She looks forward to meeting you! $14/hour.

We are looking for staff who are creative and engaging to take the time to build a connection to provide the best support for a man on the west side. Come up with daily activities to help him stay busy and keep his mind active. You must be an approved driver of your own vehicle for this position, which means you must have a valid Wisconsin driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and adequate insurance on your vehicle. Maintain a calm presence to guide him through periods of stress. Assist with hygiene, meals, and housekeeping. Friday 3-10p is available. $13.25/hour.

** denotes a full-time position