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Looking Upwards is an exceptional, growth-oriented organization. We offer competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, excellent training and rewarding professional development opportunities.

WHAT'S AVAILABLE? (as of 4/7/14) (Please Note: to help make Employment section as user friendly as possible, please email any suggestions to the webmaster).

ABBREVIATIONS: FT - Full Time (35-40 hours per week), EPT - Extended Part Time (20 hours per week)PT/R- Part Time Relief (any hours worked less than 20), O/N-Overnight


Working with adults in their homes and community

Middletown B

1 PT/R Asleep O/N Tues. 9pm - Wed. 9am


1 FT Sun. 9am-9pm, Mon. 2:30pm – 9pm, Wed. 2:30pm -9pm, Thurs. 2:30pm-9pm, Fri. 2:30pm – 9pm

1 PT/R Sat. 6 hr. shift. & Sun. 9am-6pm
W. Greenwich

1 FT Sun. 8am-8pm, Tues. 8am-8pm, Thurs. 8am-8pm

1 PT/R Tues. & Thurs. 8am-12:30pm & Fri. 6:30am-10:30am
Foster K 1 FT Awake O/N Fri. 8pm-Sat. 8am, Sat. 8pm-Sun. 8am, Mon. 8pm-Tues. 7am
Bristol M

1 PT/R Thurs. 3pm-8pm/9pm & Fri. 3pm-10pm

Warren P

1 EPT Sat. 10am-9pm, Mon. 6pm-9pm, Wed. 6pm-9pm, Fri. 6pm-10pm

Newport D

1 EPT Sun. 3pm-9pm, Tues. 7am-3pm (must be able to go in a pool to assist individual supported), Wed. 3pm-9pm, Thurs. 2pm-9pm


1 EPT Sat. 9am-9pm, Mon. 9am-3pm, Mon. 1pm-5pm, Tues. 3pm-12am

1 PT/R Mon 4:30pm-8:30pm, Wed. 3pm-9pm & Sun. 4:30pm-7:30pm
E 1 PT/R Sun. 9am-3pm

Community Based Supports

Aquidneck Island & East Bay Area

Part time late afternoon & evening hours includes weekends Hours per week range from 5-20 per week


Children's Program
Working with children in their homes and community
Children's Program

Part Time: Find a rewarding experience working with a child. This position supports childrenin collaboration with their families to increase their knowledge and skills in all areas of daily living. The hours are after school hours Mon. – Fri. & Saturdays and Sundays.  The shifts run 3-4 hours long.


Part Time: Find a rewarding experience working with a child.  Individual will be responsible for providing support in the home and community related to social, safety, and daily living skills as defined in a non-therapeutic service plan. Applicant should be reliable, can work independently, and has some experience with children with special health care needs.  Must be 18 years or older and pass a National Criminal Background Check.  Must drive and have own transportation. College students, who major in social work/human services/psychology education/special education, are encouraged to inquire. Pay rate is $10.00-12.73 per hour depending on experience and education.