Position Openings


BISNF is the most inclusive and comprehensive adult day
program in Kitsap County, serving individuals with intellectual
and developmental disabilities. Members of the program
participate in daily activities that cultivate social relationships,
and offer recreation opportunities and community
engagement. For many members, BISNF’s program is their
only source of social activity during the day. It offers a time
for them to engage with their peers, participate in art projects,
develop hobbies, and ultimately find fulfillment and thrive in an
inclusive environment. For family members, the program
provides peace of mind and a sense of security and safety.

Substitute Position

Would you like to develop experience within social work and gain knowledge about clients with special needs? Bainbridge Island Special Needs Foundation is currently looking for a substitute for our daily activity program Stephen’s House.


Stephen’s House is an adult daily activity program which serves individuals with special needs throughout Kitsap County by providing activities out in the community. Our program is located in downtown Winslow and operates Monday through Friday between 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. 



  • July 1st - July 15th (With the exception of 4th of July)

  • August 26th - September 2nd


The role as substitute for the Program Assistant role:

As a substitute for Bainbridge Island Special Needs Foundation you will take the role as Program Assistant and support our Program Coordinator with daily tasks during the summer months when the staff is away on vacation, or when staff members are out on sick/personal leave throughout the year or when extra help is needed in the program. 


You will be working 30 hours per week between 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Monday through Friday.


Role responsibilities:

  1. Prepare space for morning social and member arrival 

  2. Assist members to engage in communal activities as much as possible 

  3. Assist members with transitions between activities and community spaces 

  4. Assist members as needed with ordering or purchasing food 

  5. Assist with collection or receipts and other paperwork as needed 

  6. Engage in conversation with members to help facilitate activities and socialization 

  7. Assist with maintenance of space, cleaning and trash removal as needed 

  8. Other duties as needed in this post-pandemic environment 



  • Pass a background check and have a clean criminal record

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to maintain focus in a challenging and distracting environment

  • Demonstrate ability to multitask successfully

  • Over the age of 18

  • Experience in working as a team member

Who are we looking for?

You are enthusiastic, creative, and a self-starter but also able to take direction. You understand that your job comes with handling sensitive information about our clients and that you treat this information in a confidential manner. The ideal candidate has experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. If you have no experience, but are a calm, reliable and responsible person who is interested in people and willing to learn, we would like to talk to you. 


Qualities that are considered to be merited but not a must are:

A) Having a college degree in Human Services or any other behavioral related field

B) A clean driving record for at least 3 years to be able to operate our Kitsap Transit Van 

C) Previous experience with individuals with special needs


Pay: $20/hour and paid lunch break.


Does this sound like something you would be interested in? Please send a resume along with a cover letter with a picture of yourself and email it to BISNF@thestephenshouse.org . We also want you to submit at least two references who can tell us more about you. Applications that do not include these items will not be considered. 


Do you have a question about the position? Please contact Program Coordinator Matilda Jurdal Thulin through matilda@thestephenshouse.org

Last day to apply: June 3rd 2022.