Current Openings

Job Description

Job Openings
Options Employment Opportunities last update: 5/8/2019. Our openings are updated on Friday. Please check back weekly for updates. Call Kate Krueger for more information at (608) 249-1585 or kkrueger@optionsmadison.com
** denotes a full-time position

A young man, living on the West side, is looking to make a new friend with whom to spend time. He enjoys all sorts of sensory activities, such as searching for new and pleasing smells, swinging, and listening to music. He also enjoys visiting different places in the community such as the Henry Villa zoo, various parks and splash pads, and stores where interesting scent can be found. He is great at putting a smile on people’s faces, and enjoys the company of others. If you enjoy listening to the Beatles or Bob Marley and breathing in favorite aromas, this is the place for you! Weekend hours: Saturday 9:30a-10p; Sunday 9a-9p NL

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, valid Wisconsin driver’s license, and adequate insurance on your vehicle (if you own one) 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). Open shifts on Saturday/Sunday include: 10:30a-4:30p, 3:30-8:30p, and 4:30-10p. $13.50/hour AB

An active young woman who lives on Madison’s Eastside is looking for someone to support her during her weeknights and active weekends. The right person is energetic, upbeat and ready to drive around town to the library, to visit friends, and to check out goings-on in the community. A sense of humor, interest in sports and music a plus. Applicants must have a WI driver’s license and acceptable driving record to drive the agency car. Weekday hours: Monday-Friday 5-10p; weekends: Saturday/Sunday 9a-5p, and every other Saturday/Sunday 5-10p (on the same weekend). $13.25/hour. KC

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 are: Monday-Friday 7-10a at $13.75/hour. She looks forward to meeting you! JM

Get to know a young Eastside man as you support him with his own recycling business, try new restaurants and watch an occasional movie. The full-time position is very relationship-centered and needing a sincere commitment to him and his support team, including the second staff working alongside you. Experience with autism is a plus but not required as long as you are willing to learn. Options provides paid, on-going training during scheduled hours. A valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and sufficient insurance on your vehicle, are all required to be approved to drive your personal vehicle. 1 position providing Vocational support, 32 hours/week: Monday + Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm; Thursday + Friday 8a-4:30p. $16/hour. NR**

Two roommates, both with a great sense of humor, are looking for someone to spend time with and get to know, as well as help out with household cleaning and meal preparation. Open: Monday-Wednesday 12N-2p, Thursday 1-3p, Saturday + Sunday 9a-12N and 3-6p. The ideal candidate must be okay with a smoky environment, have a good sense of humor, and be willing to even do the polka once in a while! Some fun topics of conversation include drinking coffee, country music and reminiscing about family past times. $13.50/hour. RA/NG

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**

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: Monday, Wednesday, and every other Saturday/Sunday 12N-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 your own car in order to drive an agency vehicle. $14.75/hour. ML

** denotes a full-time position