Careers



What we are all about

Wildwood Programs offers a variety of opportunities for individuals looking for rewarding careers where it is possible to make a difference in the lives of others. It is our goal to improve the lives of all members of the Wildwood Family. Our employees make this possible through their dedication and enthusiasm, while always using our values of respect, integrity, holism, and creativity. Wildwood Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested in becoming a part of our team? Apply today!




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Benefits & Perks

Health Care and Well-Being

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dependent Care Accounts
  • Health Premium Reimbursement (spousal)
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Basic Life / Voluntary Life ad&d
  • Short Term Disability (Wildwood Benefit)
  • Long Term Disability (Wildwood Benefit)


Wellness Program

HEALTHY EMPLOYEE LIFESTYLE PROGRAM

We offer discounts on employee health insurance payroll deductions or employees can qualify for full spousal reimbursement with a successful completion of the program.



Education and Training

Wildwood is committed to help employees who want to further their education, and skills and abilities by offering tuition assistance and scholarships, and free trainings and seminars on and off premises. All or a portion of the off-premise training will be paid by Wildwood depending on the nature of the course.
  • Tuition Assistance (College/University )
  • Hearst Scholarship (Certification, Seminars, Training)
  • Bart Conover Scholar Program ( Direct Support Positions)


Work Life

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Gift Fund
  • Paid Leaves of Absence 
  • Holiday/Vacations
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty
  • Sick/Personal/Maternity Leave
  • Adoptive and Non Birth Parent Leave
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence  
  • Educational Leaves of Absence 
  • Unpaid Personal Leaves of Absence 
  • Staff Days
  • Day Care Located at our Curry Road location (hyperlink to day care site or word doc)


Savings and Discounts

  • Cell Phone Discounts with Sprint and Verizon
  • Credit Union Membership
  • BJ's Wholesale Club Membership 
  • Napa Auto Parts
  • Flu Shots
  • Notary Public
  • Auto and Home Insurance Discount
  • Apple Product Discounts
  • Free Parking


Retirement Programs

Retiree Health Reimbursement Arrangement Plans

403b Fidelity Investments
  • Employer Contributions
  • Employee Contributions




Questions and Answers

  • Where are your jobs advertised?
    We post positions on our website. Occasionally, we use CapitalAreaHelpWanted.com, Times Union, various local newspapers, New York's One Stop and local colleges.
  • What is the hiring process?
    We require applicants to have valid work authorization documentation to apply and employs those who are legally authorized to work. After your application is received, we review it for appropriateness of the position. If you are considered for the position, you will be contacted for an interview by the hiring manager or designee. The process may take several weeks.
  • I am not sure which position to apply for. What should I do?
    Review all the open positions and choose a position that you meet the qualifications and apply.
  • What are you looking for in applicants?
    We are looking for people who love to work with others to help them gain independence and personal growth. Please indicate any experience working with people with developmental disabilities. Experience with people with developmental disabilities helps, but Wildwood trains employees who meet the qualifications.
  • How can I check on the status of my application?
    Due to high volume, we ask that you do not call us. If you would like confirmation that we received your application/resume, you get an automatic e-mail confirmation of receipt after you apply online.
  • Do you have internship opportunities?
    Yes, we welcome interns affiliated with an educational institution and are seeking credit. Please apply to the "volunteer" position on the career page. State the area of interest or program that you are interested in and apply in the same manner as regular job applicants.
  • What is working for Wildwood like?
    Since Wildwood was started by a group of parents, the culture of Wildwood is casual, supportive and family-friendly. We believe in working hard and having fun. We have an employee appreciation and recognition program that celebrates our Agency values of Holism, Honesty, Creativity, Responsibility, Achievement and Respect. Our surveys consistently show 97% of employees love working here!
  • How do I find out about salary information?
    Salary information is provided at the interview.
  • What is the age limit to work, intern, or volunteer for Wildwood?
    You must be at least 18 years old.
  • Do you conduct background checks?
    Yes, depending on the position you are applying for we conduct criminal background checks consistent with all applicable laws. If you are applying for an internship or would like to volunteer you may have to go through background checks.










Diversity Statement

I want to affirm our policy at Wildwood to offer fair and equal employment opportunity for everyone regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.This policy applies to hiring, recruitment, placement, promotion, reclassification, transfer, training, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. The Human Resources Office has the responsibility for implementing and monitoring equal opportunity programs and diversity efforts. All of us however, are responsible to see that equal employment opportunity and diversity are a reality at Wildwood.Diversity is a principal value at Wildwood. We will encourage and sustain an environment of inclusion that embraces awareness and respect for differences among people and empowers each person to share unique strengths, talents and values.

Mary Ann Allen Chief Executive Officer Wildwood Programs Inc.


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