LUK apprentices benefit from a paid learning and work opportunity in the human services field while giving back to the community and serving people in need. Apprenticeships consist of comprehensive training, hands-on experience, and group/individual supervision. This program is funded in part by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS). Apprentices who complete all required hours and expectations will be eligible to receive a scholarship.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Gain an understanding of LUK’s Mission, Vision, and Values and provide congruent services.
  • Participate in the full program session (i.e., summer-long program or year-round program.)
  • Work with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or other challenges.
  • Explore placement opportunities.
  • Participate in a matching process for placement.
  • Work with other team members to learn their placement.
  • Attend and participate in required training opportunities.
  • Attend and participate in weekly supervision as well as staff meetings.
  • Complete tasks assigned by supervisor in an efficient and quality manner.

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Must be 18+ with an interest in entering the Human Services field.
  • Availability of 20 hours/week.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Interest in working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or other challenges.
  • Desire to impact the community with positive change.
  • Interest in continuous learning and resume building.
  • Bilingual/bicultural candidates encouraged to apply.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Eagerness to learn
  • Attentiveness to training
  • Desire to provide quality services
  • Cultural responsiveness
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively on a team
  • Reliable and safe transportation

How to Apply:

Email resumé & cover letter to, or by applying via the website here.