Working at SARAH Tuxis

SARAH Tuxis is an innovative agency seeking individuals dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities. We are a family oriented organization and are dedicated to creating rewarding career opportunities for our employees through positive relationships. 




Kelsey Kinnare

4th Year Occupational Therapy Student

“I love my summer job!  SARAH Tuxis offers a chance for me to gain experiences related to my degree and a working environment that fits my family oriented personality.”

Francine DeSenti

Training Coordinator

“I am so proud to have made my career at SARAH Tuxis. The energetic, positive atmosphere motivates me to do my best to support the agency's mission and vision, and the people we support."

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Frequently Asked Questions 

Will I fit in...

SARAH Tuxis is an innovative agency seeking employees who; possess a positive attitude, enjoy being part of a team, have a genuine respect for all people, and have a strong desire to increase their knowledge and experience in all areas pertaining to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Candidates will also have good communication skills, and the ability to develop positive relationships with the individuals being supported and their families.  

What are the requirements for new hires...

All employees must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED certificate, proof of eligibility for hire, a valid CT driver’s license, access to a vehicle that is registered, and be listed as a driver on an insurance policy. Employees must be able to occasionally lift or move 25-75 lbs. and be in good physical standing. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Do I need any certifications...

New employees will be required to attend and pass tests relating to training and certification courses offered at no cost to the employee to ensure that they meet the requirements of SARAH Tuxis and the Department of Developmental Services.   

Will I have a background check...

New employees will be asked to sign a release for the purpose of SARAH Tuxis conducting background checks including but not limited to; criminal history, sex offender registry, abuse and neglect registry, driving record, and references.   

What opportunities will this job offer...

SARAH Tuxis encourages employees to move up within the agency as they gain experience.  Position salaries begin at $10.00 per hour an increase, depending upon the employee’s education, related work experience, and job responsibility.   All part-time and full-time employees are eligible to receive sick pay and vacation pay as earned.  Full time employees will have additional benefits of short term and long term disability, life insurance, and health & dental benefits. 

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It is the policy of SARAH Tuxis to afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state or local law.

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