Employment Opportunities

DSAW-Family Services is looking for Job Coaches/Life Skills Instructors in the Greater Milwaukee Area. Change a LIFE! Be an inspiration and role model to young adults with developmental disabilities. Work for a non-profit that is making a difference and cares about their employees.
Pay: $12-$15 per hour. Flexible schedule. Early evenings; some daytime and occasional weekends. Most of our current staff are professionals with a degree in Human Services, Psychology, Special Education, or Social Work. We will train the right "student" working toward a degree in one of the fields (or related) listed. Valid driver's license and the ability to transport clients in a safe vehicle is necessary. Experience working with individuals with Down syndrome or other developmental disabilities preferred. Please submit a resume and cover letter to chrisg@dsawfamilyservices.org.

DSAW-Family Services is looking for Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, and special educators to work part-time in the Appleton, WI area. To learn more about the positions, please contact Chris Gagne, Senior Program Director: chrisg@dsawfamilyservices.org.

Personal Care Workers

We're looking for personal care workers to support individuals with disabilities. To learn more about these positions, please contact Chris Gagne, Senior Program Director for DSAW-Family Services: chrisg@dsawfamilyservices.org.  See below for specific opportunities.

  • Transportation for a self-advocate with Down syndrome from Oconomowoc to the DSAW office in West Allis two Thursday mornings a month.


DSAW offers a robust internship program to help you grow in professional skills and gain relevant experience, all while working for a cause you're passionate about! We offer unpaid internships for summer, fall, and spring (and preferably for more than one season). Click the titles below for complete position descriptions.

Marketing & Communications Intern

Development Intern

Social Work / Programming Intern

Nonprofit Management / Event Planning Intern