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Position Openings

Program Assistant Position

Bainbridge Island Special Needs Foundation is currently looking for a Program Assistant for our daily activity program called Stephen’s House. Stephen’s House is an adult activity program which serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Kitsap County. Our program is located in downtown Winslow, on Bainbridge Island, and operates Monday-Friday.

Position Posting Date: March 24th, 2023

Desired Start Date: As soon as possible


As a Program Assistant, your main focus is to socially engage and interact with the members. Additionally, the Program Assistant supports the Program Director with the responsibilities listed below.


20-40 hours per week (part-time or full-time option potentially available depending on applicants availability) within daily operational hours of 8:00 AM-4:00 PM



  • Prepare space for member arrival and departure

  • Support adults with disabilities with a caring and compassionate approach

  • Operating the van for activities and field trips

  • Assist members with engaging in shared activities at Stephen’s House and in the community

  • Assist members with transitions between activities and community spaces 

  • Assist members as needed with ordering or purchasing food 

  • Assist with receipts and other paperwork, as needed 

  • Engage in conversation with members to help facilitate activities and socialization

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

  • Maintain confidentiality with personal member information

  • Supporting with the monthly activity schedule

  • Other duties as assigned



  • A valid driver's license and a clear driving record

  • Pass a background check and have a clean criminal record

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Applicants must be over the age of 18

  • Experience in working as a team member

Preferred but not required experience:

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

  • Previous experience with individuals with special needs



$20.30/hour and a 30 minute paid lunch break

No healthcare benefits

10 vacation days per year



Please submit:

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • Two professional references (names and contact information)

To Program Director Matilda Jurdal Thulin at 


We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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