Welcome to the Bittersweet Farms employment area. Our organization values development, partnership, respect, safety, and reliability. If these values are similar to your own, we may have the right job opportunity for you! We are looking for motivated, mature individuals who are interested in working in a uniquely challenging--yet extremely rewarding--position. While it may be advantageous, it is not necessary to have direct experience serving individuals with autism. Interested candidates should, however, already possess the work ethic and compassion required for this type of environment. Year-round outdoor and physical activity is an important part of our philosophy. Applicants should be able to lift 50 lbs. and hike up to five miles. We invite you to check our website frequently, as job openings are posted as they become available. To apply for a position, please complete our application for employment.
Direct Support Professionals (All Locations)
Bittersweet is seeking employees to work as Direct Support Professionals to help enrich lives and make a difference while providing you with a valuable work experience. Direct Support Professionals teach, mentor and positively impact the lives of individuals with disabilities through skills development in horticulture, culinary activities, janitorial work, our creative art department, and much more!
Come join our participants in their daily activities ranging from vocational and educational training, home care, community activities, recreation, and a wide range of other activities and adventures.
Part-Time DSP - Lima, Ohio
Bittersweet is seeking a part time employee to help enrich lives and make a difference. Direct Support Professionals help educate, mentor and positively impact the lives of individuals in Lima, Ohio. No experience necessary; paid training provided.
- Starting wage from $9.40-$10.40 per hour based upon experience, and education with the potential to earn an additional $1.00 per hour within one year.
- First shift position working less than 24 hours/week
- Enjoy hiking and other community trips while providing life skills to individuals with autism
Part-Time LPN / RN
Help us redefine what is possible with Autism. Bittersweet, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides residential, vocational, and recreational services to individuals with autism in Whitehouse, OH.
Bittersweet is seeking Part Time and Per Diem LPN’sand RN’s to help enrich lives and make a difference on our nursing team.
Candidates should have strong critical thinking skills, the ability to work independently, and possess a positive work ethic with patience, compassion, and flexibility required in a facility serving those with developmental disabilities. The part time position will require up to 20 hours per week to include a weekend rotation and per diem nurses work two shifts per month following new hire orientation.
Please complete an online application on our website at www.bittersweetfarms.org., fax to 419-875-5593, or call our Recruiting Specialist at (419) 875-6986 x1279 with any questions.
Speech Therapist –Pemberville
Bittersweet Farms is a world renowned leader in serving individuals with autism. We are seeking a contract Speech Therapist, customarily working 5-10 hours per week at our Pemberville location. The Speech Therapist performs a variety of Speech and Language Services including: consultation with teacher, parents and direct support providers, individual and group instruction, develop or assist staff in creating specific training aids to assist students with communication issues, create and carry out individualized treatment plans, report writing and record keeping.
The right person will need excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, initiative, flexibility, compassion, patience, adaptability and team working skills to succeed. Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Pathology from an accredited school is required. Must be eligible for Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA and licensed by the State of Ohio and have at least two years experience working as a Speech Therapist with individuals with autism or similar developmental disabilities.