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Job openings at NESCA.

Join one of the most well respected and recognized neuropsychology practices in the Boston area. NESCA has been in business since 2007. We provide Neuropsychological evaluations, both domestic and international, cognitive behavior therapy, school and parent consultations, psychological testing, integrative services such as yoga and acupuncture, and full transition evaluations and interventions.

We offer flexibility in a deeply caring and collaborative work environment. We are looking for leaders and self-motivated people who would not only enjoy this type of culture – but who passionately love their work.

Therapeutic Mentor/Transition Coach
Great Barrington, Massachusetts

NESCA is currently seeking vibrant, enthusiastic applicants for the position of Therapeutic Mentor / Transition Coach. This is a part-time position in and around Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

Through fun, recreational activities, mentors will work one-to-one with adolescents/young adults in their homes or in the community, helping them to acquire skills they need to meet their personal goals and to become confident, competent adults. Mentors are able to develop rapport with clients, provide strengths-based support, and coach and encourage self-advocacy and personal growth.

At a basic level, mentors help their clients get out of the house and explore local activities that may be enjoyable and rewarding. Over time, mentors help facilitate development of communication, coping, problem solving, independent living and organizational skills as well as generally learning how to be more successful in their home, school, and community life. For example, mentors and their clients may explore leisure activities at restaurants and coffee shops, volunteer at a pet shelter, or work together to develop a study plan for a community college class.

A candidate for this part-time (3-9 hours/week) position will be enrolled in or a graduate of an Associates’ or Bachelor’s degree program in psychology, education, human services or a related field and have at least one year’s experience working with adolescents or transition age youth. The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator with effective coaching and organizational skills and a passion for learning about and helping others.

Interpersonal skills are a must as you are expected to work as part of a larger support team including family members, professionals, school personnel, coaches, and transition specialists in order to ensure the success of the clients we serve.

Job Requirements:

The required job knowledge for a Therapeutic Mentor / Transition Coach is as follows:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interest in helping others
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Patience and persistenc
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve in the moment
  • Willingness to seek help and supervision

Experience and Training:

  • Previous experience working with teens or transition age youth
  • Previous experience working with clients with emotional, behavioral or medically complex challenges and their families

Schooling or Equivalent:

  • Associates’ degree, high school diploma, or GED and two (2) years’ experience working with target population
  • OR Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year experience working with target population

Application Instructions:

  • Please send your resume and a cover letter which would give us a little more information about who you are such as: What are your particular areas of interest or expertise? What is your educational and professional situation currently? Any information you feel would help us know you better is welcome!
  • Please email materials to Kelley Challen: kchallen@nesca-newton.com

Yoga Therapist
Newton, MA

More details coming soon!

NESCA (Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children & Adolescents) is most highly regarded throughout the region. NESCA’s outreach and community service programs are outstanding. Throughout, Ann’s leadership is evident in terms of quality control and attention to the client’s unique needs. In summary, I heartily recommend Dr. Helmus as a professional who understands the complexity of children with various learning and social/emotional challenges. She is a master of helping parents understand how to help their children

- Head of a Private School for Children with Learning Disabilities