Job Openings

Stavros employs about 160 employees at our offices in Amherst, Springfield and Greenfield. We encourage persons with disabilities to apply for positions at Stavros. However, please don't send us a resume unless you are applying for a posted job opening. Thanks.

Current Job Openings

Systems Change Advocate

Educates the disability community, staff members, consumers as well as interested parties about proposed local, statewide and/or national legislation that could positively or negatively affect the disability community as a whole. Assists or collaborates with individuals, agencies, legislators, or institutions in the creation of grassroots strategies that will enhance access and independence of people with disabilities thus furthering Stavros’ mission.

QUALIFICATIONS: The Systems Change Advocate must have excellent written and verbal skills and be able to create positive relationships. Possess or develop an understanding of the legislative process and be willing to travel locally, to Boston, and other states as needed.

REPORTS TO: Director of Services

Job Type: Full-time

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

To apply visit Indeed


Clinical Director

Responsibilities: To ensure that eligible persons with disabilities receive medically necessary Personal Care Attendant services that enhance their independence and health through the appropriate and timely completion of intake assessments, evaluations and re-evaluations for these services. Supervise intake staff, staff RN's and contract staff RN's.

Qualifications: Clinical Director must be a Registered Nurse with at least 5 years' experience in community nursing; extensive, practical knowledge of disabilities; excellent written and verbal communications skills; and commitment to the principles of consumer control and independent living.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: 5 years relevant experience (Preferred)

License:  RN (Required)

Apply via Indeed

Staff Register Nurse

Full time RN needed to complete in home evaluations in Hampden County and surrounding area for state funded program. Requires at least 1 year community health experience, knowledge of disabilities and community resources. Proficiency with medical documentation and reliable transportation required. Bilingual preferred.

Competitive pay, mileage reimbursement, excellent benefit package and flexible schedule. Apply via Indeed

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE


Youth Services Peer/Advocate Counselor

Stavros, seeks full-time individual to work with youth with disabilities. Applicant is expected to provide independent living skills training, peer counseling, transportation orientation, and teach self-advocacy skills to transition age youth. Must have personal experience with disabilities. Group facilitation skills and individual advocacy experience desirable.  Advocate will be based out of the Amherst office. Some evenings required. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.AA/EOE

Interested applicants should send resume with cover letter to: Kassy Mimitz no later than October 18th at 210 Old Farm Rd Amherst Ma 01002  or apply via Indeed


Director of Development

The Director of Development is responsible for strategic planning, managing, and executing all aspects of philanthropic activities at the Stavros Center for Independent Living. Working closely with the CEO, Board of Directors, and other volunteers and staff colleagues, the Director of Development is the key driver of the organization’s efforts to generate contributions in support of its programs and mission.

 Among the responsibilities of this position is the development and implementation of the annual development plan, including the identification, cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation of current and potential individual, corporate and foundation donors, the management and creation of appeal letters and solicitation materials, including web-based fundraising strategies. 

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

You may apply at Indeed or by sending your cover letter and resume to: Stavros, 210 Old Farm Rd. Amherst MA 01002  Contact person: Angelina Ramirez at no later than October 14, 2019.



Position: Payroll Clerk – Full time.

Payroll Bookkeeper

Payroll Bookkeeper – Full-time.  Payroll experience and knowledge of MS Office applications are required.  Must be a team player with strong organizational skills and attention to detail.  Will work in a busy office serving people with disabilities. 


Process payroll timesheets, monthly reporting to several provider agencies, daily payroll transmission to payroll processing company, work with providers to resolve any issues with Consumer/PCA payments.


Knowledge of MS Office, ability to work in a fast pace environment, attention to detail a must.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  AA/EOE

Please send resume and cover letter to Stavros , 210 Old Farm Rd., Amherst Ma 01002 Attentio: Dianne Dempesy or via Indeed  no later than September 30, 2019.



Human Resource Manager

The Employers Association of the NorthEast is leading the search for a Human Resource Manager for Stavros Center for Independent Living, Inc. in Amherst, MA.

The ideal candidate is motivated by a mission-driven work environment and experienced as a Human Resource Manager or Generalist. This position is part of the leadership team and will manage the full human resource function for this human services agency.

Stavros Center for Independent Living, Inc. is a non-profit providing advocacy and independent living services to individuals with disabilities. Stavros is headquartered in Amherst, MA and employs over 160 people and serves over 9,000 individuals with disabilities throughout the Pioneer Valley. 

To be successful in this position, candidates will need to have strong, demonstrated skills in the following areas:

  • Employee Relations
  • Full-cycle recruiting
  • HR Legal Compliance
  • Policy Design and Implementation
  • Performance Management
  • Benefits Administration

 Desired skills and experience include:

  • Compassion and dedication to serving individuals with disabilities.
  • Three years of experience in Human Resources.
  • Experience as a solo HR Manager or Generalist preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in achieving HR objectives in a human services environment.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent education/experience
  • HR certification preferred

This position is located in Amherst, MA with occasional travel to offices throughout Pioneer Valley.  

This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and offers an excellent compensation, generous benefits package and a 35-hour workweek. Stavros Center for Independent Living, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

For more information and to apply for the position, please submit your resume to Barbara Piucci at


Position: Registered Nurse Contract

Contract RN needed to complete in home evaluations in Hampden County and surrounding area for state funded program. Requires at least 1 year community health experience, knowledge of disabilities and community resources. Proficiency with medical documentation and reliable transportation required. Bilingual preferred (Spanish/English).

Competitive pay, mileage reimbursement, and flexible schedule. To apply send an email to

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Outdoor Access Internship & Volunteer Opportunities

Stavros-Outdoor Access

is looking for work-study, internships and volunteer candidates to join our dynamic team.

Summer- Fall- Winter Programs

To learn more about what we can offer, please contact:

 Brenda Kennedy Davies, Director-Outdoor Access! 

413-259-0009 (call or text)

See Flyer here


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Important Message for people interested in becoming Personal Care Attendants (PCA): Stavros does NOT hire Personal Care Attendants, people with disabilities are responsible for hiring their own PCAs. 

A good place to connect with People with Disabilities looking for PCAs is at the Massachusetts Workforce Council  where you may apply for PCA work

For more information on how to use the Mass. PCA Directory read their Frequently Asked Questions here