Lifesharing Program Specialist

Access Services

Position Description:
We are currently seeking a Program Specialist to join our Lifesharing program team. The home base for this role is located at our main office in Ft. Washington, PA and requires regular travel to Bucks, Montgomery, and Delaware county depending on caseload.

You will be part of as team working to support adults with intellectual disabilities/Autism who live in our Lifesharing provider homes. Our team works with the provider families and the individuals to ensure the home meets the needs and preferences of the person served. As a program specialist you will meet to review and update the individuals support plans, support the families and supervise the staff and help individuals attain those goals and live their best lives.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM, flexibility with schedule and on-call rotation required. The location rotates from the Ft. Washington office to homes the three counties we serve.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist individuals in choosing a Lifesharing provider home that meets their individual needs and preferences.
  • Work as a team to help individuals develop their own individualized program plan.
  • Coordinate all supports outlined in the individual program plan.
  • Assist individuals in adjusting to their new homes, working through family conflicts, and becoming connected to their local communities.
  • Help ensure the safety of individuals through monitoring and implementation of all agency, county and state regulations.


  • Mileage reimbursement and paid travel time between worksites
  • Discounts on various services, gyms & retail shopping
  • Referral bonuses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 30+ hours/week: 20 days of PTO; 9 paid holidays
  • 401K
  • Health/Vision/Dental insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life/Disability insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Assistance

Specific Requirements and Preferences:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university plus two years of work experience working directly with persons with ID/A, OR 
  • An Associate’s degree or 60 credit hours plus four years of work experience working directly with persons with ID/A OR 
  • A high school diploma plus six years of work experience working directly with persons with ID/A required.

Organization Description:
For 45 years, Access Services has been challenging the status quo and filling the gaps for those in our community who are often overlooked. Our Intellectual Disability & Autism service line believes in empowering individuals’ abilities and unlocking their full potential. Disability does not mean inability. Our various programs facilitate personal growth and help individuals reach their goals. We offer community-based programs, both in-home and off-site, where social skills and exciting activities promote development in life skills.

How to Apply:
Apply directly though our career site: Or, if you have questions contact Brianna: [email protected] / 215-407-9777

Posted October 31, 2022