Career Opportunities

Rhode Island


Vocational Specialist

Adult Services


Perspectives Corporation has a full time Vocational Specialist position available in our exciting Employment Department.

If you are seeking rewarding, purposeful work and want to be part of a growing team of professionals, come join Perspectives Corporation's Employment Department, Rhode Island's top performing employment team supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their career goals!


The Vocational Specialist assists participants with choosing, preparing for, obtaining and maintaining employment. More specifically, the Vocational Specialist works directly with participants to discuss options and goals, develop and maintain relationships with state partners, employers and other community members, locate barriers to employment and work with participants to develop strategies for overcoming these barriers, hold meetings and workshops to develop work skills, facilitate assessments and evaluations, role model for direct support professionals, maintain close contact with participants during job training and placement(s) to resolve problems and evaluate placement adequacy and prepares and maintain records and reports by monitoring and documenting progress


In addition to a creative and collaborative work environment, Perspectives offers a generous benefits package that includes:

  •  Flexible schedules
  •  Paid training and mentor programs
  •  Employee incentive programs
  •  Generous paid time off
  •  Verizon, AAA and health club discounts
  •  Medical and dental benefits
  •  401k savings plan

... and much more!

 Download our full list of benefits to see all that Perspectives has to offer! (PDF, 250k)


At Perspectives, our strength is our people! We listen to people's ideas, see their talents, and assume unlimited potential. We invest in our employees and support their career development by providing the resources to make it happen!

Here are just a few ways we give back to our dedicated professionals:

  •  Tuition reimbursement
  •  Management "in-training" programs
  •  American Sign Language (ASL) classes
  •  Mindfulness Training
  •  DSP Mentor Program
  •  National DSP (NADSP) Certification
  •  CPR Certification


Must have a HS Degree or equivalent and two years of demonstrating excellence in providing supported employment; strong verbal, written and face-to-face communication skills; must have strong documentation skills, both written and in computer database. Desired Qualifications to include: Post high school education and Certification in ACRE approved training, CESP or present proof of enrollment in an Vocational Specialist program.


Perspectives has been bringing creative, compassionate people together all over Rhode Island for over 40 years — and we want your talent to keep the story going!

At Perspectives, we listen to people's dreams, see people's gifts, and assume unlimited potential.

While you support individuals in achieving their goals at home and in the community, you can count on being a part of a talented team that will help you develop your career in a way that works for you.

Here are just a few ways we give back to our dedicated professionals:

  •  Flexible schedules
  •  Paid training and mentor programs
  •  Verizon, AAA and health club discounts
  •  Generous paid time off
  •  Medical and dental benefits
  •  401k savings plan

Want to know what else we offer? See our full benefits listing below.