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At Laraway, you are not just an employee, you are part of our community. You are wrapped with the training, support, and supervision to help you succeed, learn and grow!
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We have a passion for the children and youth who need us the most, and we are known for helping them achieve success that lasts. And it’s our dedicated team members who make it all possible. Play the video to hear from some of our amazing team!

WHETHER YOU ARE A RECENT GRADUATE IN THE SOCIAL SERVICES FIELD OR SIMPLY INTERESTED IN HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE HEAL, LEARN, AND FIND THEMSELVES, WE WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT YOU.

At Laraway, we offer a variety of internship opportunities and have successful and well established relationships with several educational institutions.

 

  • Laraway School offers special education, teaching, and psychology internships.
  • Therapeutic Foster Care and Residential Program offers afternoon, evening and weekend internships for social services, psychology, and mental health counseling.
  • Administration Services offers internships for human resources, information technology, finance, social media/marketing, and development, to name a few.
The best way to find out more is to start the application process. In the meantime, here are the answers too a few common questions we hear from many applicants.
WHAT TYPES OF POSITIONS DOES LARAWAY OFFER?
There are many opportunities for employment and careers at Laraway.  To name a few, Behavior Interventionists, Community and Residential Support Staff, Teachers, Case Managers, Clinicians, Behavior Consultants, and Special Educators.  Check out our Current Openings section for the positions currently available.
CAN I EMAIL MY RESUME TO HR FOR CONSIDERATION IF I AM UNSURE WHICH POSITION, I WOULD BE MOST QUALIFIED FOR?
Yes, you can email your resume directly to Human Resources at apply@laraway.org.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT AFTER SUBMITTING MY APPLICATION?
Great question!  You should expect to hear from a member of the recruitment team within 3 business days.  If for some reason you do not, please send us an email at apply@laraway.org and let us know.
WHAT TRAINING WILL I RECEIVE IF I AM HIRED?
Once a staff member is hired, the entire first week is spent in orientation and onboarding.  You will spend your first week completing a combination of in-person and on-line training, followed by a minimum of 40 hours of job shadowing.  You will receive agency and program specific training during your orientation and onboarding period.

In addition, you will receive regular supervision, support, and training that is specific to your role.  This will include a variety of required trainings; optional training opportunities and you will be supported to pursue your long-range professional goals.

WILL SUPERVISION BE PROVIDED IF I AM PURSUING MY LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION?
Laraway is committed to helping staff achieve professional goals.  At the time of the request, if a staff member with the necessary credentials for supervision towards licensing/certification is available, it would be offered to staff.
HOW MUCH TRAVEL IS REQUIRED? IF SO, IS MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT OFFERED?
It depends on the job!  Several positions require a fair amount of travel.  For those positions, Laraway does offer mileage reimbursement for miles traveled outside of the normal commute to and from work.   Some positions require very little travel beyond the commute to and from the worksite.
IS WORKING ON-CALL REQUIRED?
There are a few positions that require being on-call, in many of those instances there is added compensation provided and it is on a rotational basis.  Most of our positions do not require being on-call.
HOW SOON ARE YOU LOOKING TO FILL THE OPEN POSITIONS?
Our goal is to fill open positions as quickly as possible, but with the RIGHT candidate.  It’s important that we hire individuals that we feel are qualified and committed to this work.  It’s not easy work but rewarding.  Interviews are happening all the time, when we find a match, we quickly move the candidate through the screening and hiring process.
WHAT TYPES OF INTERNSHIPS ARE OFFERED AT LARAWAY?
At Laraway, we understand that an internship can be an important part of a student’s education and that gaining experience offers a great opportunity for career exploration. We offer many opportunities that may meet internships in the fields of Psychology, Special Education, Social Work, and other mental health and educational areas of study.
I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS, WHO CAN ANSWER THEM?
If you are interested in learning more about Laraway opportunities, please send an email to apply@laraway.org and ask for someone to contact you.  We would be happy to answer any additional questions that you might have.

“I have never felt more supported in an environment than I do here. That’s what I love about this culture.” James L. ‐ Staff

“I love the people the most about working at Laraway, the staff and the kids. There’s a great sense of community here.” Sarah G. ‐ Staff

At Laraway you are not just an employee, you are part of a family that encourages you to take care of yourself.” Ashley C. – Staff

“The relationships I have been able to culminate here at School are a true testament to our work and our environment.” Emma G. – staff

“Laraway allows me to do the trauma informed work happening around the world, in a unique setting in unique ways.” Lily H. – Staff

“I have had some of my best experiences with students out on a paddle board, skiing down a mountain, or out in a canoe.” Lily H. – Staff

“It’s a great place to work with kids, there is a lot of diversity in the type of activities they have here.” Dave W. – Staff

“The diversity in the strengths of the kids and the staff; the kids bring it out in you, and you help bring it out of them.” Shellie W. – Staff

“Backpack has helped me change my way of thinking and become a more flexible thinker.” Jared S. – Staff

“Working with the students and my coworkers at Laraway, inspire me every single day to show up in my life as the best version of myself at work and at home.” Emma G. – Staff

“Come if you love being around fun people and getting outside. If you like sunshine, people, and having a good time then this is the place to be.” Sarah G. – Staff

“I really believe in how Laraway functions. I can do a selfless job because I know I am supported and the people I support know I am doing the same for them.” Gwen R. – Staff

“I have had some of my best experiences with students out on a paddle board, skiing down a mountain, or out in a canoe.” Lily H. – Staff

“People have opportunities to find a lot of different niches here, it’s a pretty diverse organization.” Julie L. – Staff

Laraway is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people can face inequity in care and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Laraway is opposed to prejudice and racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.
Laraway is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
A CAREER THAT CHANGES LIVES
At Laraway, you are not just an employee, you are part of our community.