Current Openings


Options Employment Opportunities last update 11/9/2017. Our openings are updated on

Friday. Please check back weekly for updates. Call Kate K. at (608) 249-1585

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Home Support Worker Positions start at $12.50 to $16/hour depending on the specific responsibilities and required experience. Please see the employment listings below.   ** denotes a FT position

1.  UNIQUE LIVE/WORK SITUATION Provide companionship and support as a paid roommate in exchange for free rent and utilities plus 8-14 paid hours/week. Develop a trusting relationship with two engaging men who love a good joke and need occasional advice and reminders with their daily routines. Become a member of a small group of people who enjoy supporting the guys. As paid roommate, you have your own private bedroom and share the rest of the apartment living area. You must be home overnight for unpaid sleep time Sunday through Thursday starting at 10pm in exchange for free rent and utilities. The paid roommate has eight hours of scheduled work time paid at $12.50/hour: Sunday evening 7p-9p (some flexibility with time), Monday-Friday morning 8a-9:30a. Six additional hours of paid time are optional: Monday, Tuesday, Friday 7p-9p (some flexibility with time). The apartment is located in a great neighborhood within walking distance of Capitol Square, several grocery stores, numerous shops, restaurants and cafes. $12.50/hour DS/PL

2.  Build a relationship with a young man while supporting him with his recycling business and activities in the community on Madison's Eastside. Experience with autism is a plus but not required as long as you are willing to learn. Applicants must have an acceptable driving record to drive an agency van. 1 full-time position available: Monday-Friday 8:30a-4:30p. $14/hour NR **

3.  Check-in with an older woman and her housemate to assist and give assurances as needed. Open hours: Tuesday 12:30-2:30p; Saturday 8-11a; every other Saturday 3-6p; every other Sunday 8-11a; every other Sunday 3-6p. Applicants must be okay with cigarette smoke. $12.50/hour NG

4.  A man who lives on the Westside is searching for someone to assist with his tile-making business on Monday and Tuesday 10:30a-4p. Artistic creativity needed, and experience with autism a plus. Work with a second staff person. Applicants must have an acceptable driving record to drive an agency vehicle.  $12.75/hour AB

5. Join a team dedicated to supporting a young woman who lives on the Eastside of Madison. Follow her complex support plan and learn with her to explore her interests. Experience supporting individuals with autism is a plus. Open hours on the weekend: Saturday and Sunday 2-6:30p. $14/hour ML  

6.  An intelligent, active man who lives near downtown is looking for the right person to assist with his morning routine.  The ideal applicant values relationships and enjoys lively discussions.  Responsibilities include transfers and personal cares that ensure his continued participation in his community.  Open hours: Monday-Saturday and every other Sunday 10:30a-2:00p.  $16/hour LS

7.  Part-time opportunity in Verona.  Get to know a young man while supporting him with meal prep and household tasks.  The right person is energetic, creative, and sometimes silly.  The right person enjoys cartoons and taking walks in new places as well as familiar spots.  Applicants must have adequately insured vehicle and acceptable driving record to drive while working for Options.  Open hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 5-9p; every other Saturday and Sunday 12p-8p.  $12.50/hour NK

8.  Three welcoming older women who live near the Yahara River (Eastside) are searching for someone to join their great team of support. They enjoy getting out of the house, going to coffee shops, eating a meal out, baking, cooking, going for short walks, conversing about their lives and interests, watching westerns or you-tubing something silly, reading books together, working on creative art projects, listening to music - especially 80's music like the Bee Gees, doing their hair and makeup, and playing with their cats. Work alongside another staff person. CNA skills are a plus. The following full-time position is open: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, every other Saturday and Sunday 3-10p plus Wednesday 11a-3p for one-on-one with one of the ladies. $12.50/hour DA/RM/SM **

9.  Great opportunity to develop a relationships with fun, active guys who live in two different households Two guys live in the Monona Bay area and one guy lives on Madison's Westside. Support revolves around assisting with activities of daily living at home (meal prep, laundry, household tasks) and participating in favorite social and recreational activities. The right person must have an insured vehicle and acceptable driving record to drive during work. Work-related mileage is reimbursed at $.54/mile. The full-time position has the following hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 3p-11p (on the Westside), Thursday and Friday 3p-10p (Monona Bay area). Open weekend hours: Saturday and Sunday 9a-10p (hours can be split up). $14/hour MA, $12.50/hour PK/BW  **

10. An active woman who lives across from Meriter Hospital is looking for someone to assist with her morning routine on Thursday, Friday, and every other Saturday and Sunday 10:30a-1:30p. She would also like to find someone to assist with her bedtime routine Tuesday, Thursday, every other Friday, and every other Sunday 10:30p-12a with on-call overnight. The right person has the ability to support without directing. CNA experience a plus. $16/hour; on-call $3/hour for carrying the on-call phone ($16/hour if you need to go in to assist). SP

11. Two people who share a house on Madison's Eastside off Cottage Grove Road are looking for assistance with their daily routines. CNA skills a plus but not required if you are willing to learn. One weekday position is open: Monday-Friday 9p-12N.  A weekend overnight and morning position is also open: every other Friday and every other Saturday 9p overnight until 12noon the following day (average 15 hours/week). $13/hour awake; $7.25/hour sleep.  JG/CR

12. A woman who lives near the Yahara River (eastside) is looking for a patient and encouraging person to spend time with her and help her feel safe during the night. Open full-time asleep overnight position is open: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday 9p-9a. Open part-time asleep overnight position is also open: every other Friday/Saturday 9p-9a.  $12.50/hour; asleep time (10p-7a) paid at $7.25/hour JM **

13. An active young woman who lives on Madison's Eastside is looking for a person to support her during her weeknights and active weekends. The right person is energetic, upbeat and ready to drive around town to the library, to visit friends, and to check out goings-on in the community. A sense of humor, interest in sports and music a plus. Applicants must have a WI driver's license and acceptable driving record to drive the agency car. Open weekday hours: Monday 5p-9-p, Tuesday 5p-10p, Wednesday 5p-9p, Thursday 5p-9p, Friday 5-9p. $12.50/hour KC

14. Two friends who share a house located in Madison's Eastside are looking for one or two more people to be a part of their lives. The right person cooks and takes time to build relationships, enjoys reading out loud, loves song and dance, and values individuality. Experience with autism and Type 1 diabetes is preferred but not required if you are willing to learn. Open shifts: Monday 2:30-9p; every other Friday 3-7p; Saturday 3-7p, 3-9p; every other Saturday 10a-3p; every other Sunday 9-9p, every other Sunday 3-7p.  An overnight is also available: every other Saturday 9p-9a.  $12.50/hour awake; $7.25/hours sleep. HB/OP

** Full-time permanent hours (30+/week)=eligibility for medical and dental insurance as well as paid time off

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