Job Opportunities

NEADS currently has the following job opportunities. Please read the descriptions and requirements and submit your application via the form below. If you are interested in Internships, please visit this page.


Summary: maintains accurate records of financial transactions, prepares payroll, ensures legal and compliance requirements are met and adherence to all internal controls including the pertinent ICR, manages the annual budgeting process from inception to submission with the CEO/management team and conducts appropriate analysis of financial activities including the monthly variance report.


  • Associates Degree in accounting and/or 5 years of progressive equivalent experience as a bookkeeper
  • Strong knowledge of NFP accounting
  • Working knowledge of Quickbooks
  • Ability to operate effectively and efficiently in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Self-starter willing to proactively expand subject matter knowledge
  • Appropriate analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness and well organized
  • Ability to multitask
  • Team player

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process accounts payable and receivable: ensures accounts are properly utilized
  • Record donations in Quickbooks
  • Prepare monthly flash report, cash flow and variance analysis
  • Maintain accurate financial records, and destruction schedules
  • Process payroll and timesheets
  • Manage the annual budget process from beginning to end and is responsible for the accurate use of the chart of accounts
  • Maintain the governance and financial ICR
  • Bring issues of a financial nature or control to management’s attention
  • Support the annual audit performed by our external independent auditors
  • Participate in new employee onboarding
  • Work with outside resources to ensure that 403 and health insurance activities are timely and in compliance.
  • Make bank deposits
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Prepare analysis for management as requested
  • Special projects

Job Application - Bookkeeper

  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.

Maintenance Person

Major Objective: Performs a variety of work in general maintenance and repair of facilities grounds and equipment daily, weekly, monthly, annually and seasonally.

Qualifications: Minimum of any education, training and experience which demonstrates ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described. Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform simple carpentry tasks and painting
  • Minor troubleshooting including locks, hinges, changing filters
  • Move furniture and equipment
  • Set up and break down equipment for special events staff meetings, client coffees, other events as needed
  • Identify projects requiring a skilled craft person
  • Maintain lighting and inventory
  • Maintain clean and orderly work site
  • Work with volunteer work crews
  • Grounds maintenance including mowing, trimming, weeding, equipment repairs
  • Effectively use variety of hand and power tools
  • Maintain NEADS fleet of vehicles (oil changes, stickers, check fluids, routine maintenance and repair)
  • Keep areas free of snow and ice during the winter months (including weekends as needed)
  • On-call during campus emergencies
  • Other duties required by management

Please apply by submitting the form below. Please include salary requirements.

Job Application - Maintenance

  • Accepted file types: pdf.

Service Dog Trainer Apprentice

The individual will undergo a 2-year apprenticeship during which they work closely with experienced trainers to learn how to train Service Dogs according to the NEADS curriculum. The Apprentice will also observe inmate handlers as they train Service Dogs, and learn how to work with new client teams when they receive their Service Dogs.

Must be comfortable:

– Working in a correctional institution

– Driving to varied work sites weekly

– Instructing people with physical disabilities

Basic computer skills are necessary to maintain training records.

Must be located near central Massachusetts.

Full time – starting salary is $30,000 for this entry level position.

Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to be considered using the form below. Cover letter can be addressed to Kathy Foreman, Director of Training.

Job Application - Apprentice Trainer

  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.