Job Opportunities

Part-time Position Available

Looking to hire a mature person to provide community-based supports to a teenage girl from Pembroke. $18 per hour, 3-4 hours per week.References required. This young lady is 12-1/2 years old. She has a great sense of humor and quick wit. She is kind, curious, friendly, creative and artistic. Her interests include softball, Harry Potter, Minecraft, telling jokes, arts & crafts, and she has a love for horses. Her family is looking for a mature female to take her into the community both for enjoyment and to work on objectives related to increasing her independence while in the community.

Ideal hours would be Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and every-other Saturday afternoon. Contact Michael Swanson michaels@thearcofgp.org or 508 732-9292, ext 120.

Respite Caregivers Wanted—Share Your Home, Share Your Heart, Share Your Life

The Arc of Greater Plymouth (www.thearcofgp.org) is a nonprofit agency founded in 1966, that provides services and supports to over 550 individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in Southeastern Massachusetts. Our mission is to support people to live where they choose, with whom they choose, for as long as they wish with the ongoing supports needed to sustain that choice. We understand that as people grow and change their support needs may change as well. Our supports offer as much choice and control as possible to accommodate people's changing needs and preferences. Our mission is to provide individualized supports, programs and services to assist individuals to thrive at home, at work and in their communities.

The Arc is currently looking for Respite Caregivers to who are willing to open the home, their heart, and their life to an individual with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities.

Respite is considered short-term or episodic care while the long-term Caregiver is away. Typically, respite is needed for per diem weekends, but can extend longer based on different circumstances. The duties of a Respite Caregiver include, but are not limited to, assisting with activities of daily living (ADL’s), such as bathing and toileting, participating in household chores, meal preparation, medication management, medical appointments, and emotion/social support. The goal is to provide a safe, stimulating, and supervised environment while the long-term Caregiver is away.

Qualified caregivers must have a valid MA driver’s license, own their own vehicle, and submit to CORI, RMV, and DCF screenings.

Please send resumes to: amym@thearcofgp.org

Caregivers Wanted-Share Your Home, Share Your Heart, Share Your Life

The Arc of Greater Plymouth (www.thearcofgp.org) is a nonprofit agency founded in 1966, that provides services and supports to over 550 individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in Southeastern Massachusetts. Our mission orts needed to sustain that choice. We understand that as people grow and change their support needs may change as well. Our supports offer as much choice and control as possible to accommodate people’s changing needs and preferences. Our mission is to provide individualized supports, programs and services to assist individuals to thrive at home, at work and in their communities.is to support people to live where they choose, with whom they choose, for as long as they wish with the ongoing supports needed to sustain that choice. We understand that as people grow and change their support needs may change as well. Our supports offer as much choice and control as possible to accommodate people’s changing needs and preferences. Our mission is to provide individualized supports, programs and services to assist individuals to thrive at home, at work and in their communities.

The Arc is currently looking for Caregivers who are willing to open their home, their heart, and their life to an individual with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities.

The duties of a Caregiver include, but are not limited to, assisting with activities of daily living (ADL’s), participating in household chores, grocery shopping and meal preparation, medication management and medical appointments, as well as emotional/social support and building community membership.

Caregiver’s will receive a tax-free stipend, trainings for personal and professional development, as well as ongoing support and supervision. Respite funds are also provided.

Qualified caregivers must have a valid MA driver’s license, own their own vehicle, and submit to CORI, RMV, and DCF screenings.

Please send resumes to Amy McElman at amym@thearcofgp.org.

Caregivers Wanted for Woman in her Late 40’s with ID and MH Needs

The Arc of Greater Plymouth (www.thearcofgp.org) is a nonprofit agency founded in 1966, that provides services and supports to over 550 individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in Southeastern Massachusetts. Our mission orts needed to sustain that choice. We understand that as people grow and change their support needs may change as well. Our supports offer as much choice and control as possible to accommodate people’s changing needs and preferences. Our mission is to provide individualized supports, programs and services to assist individuals to thrive at home, at work and in their communities.is to support people to live where they choose, with whom they choose, for as long as they wish with the ongoing supports needed to sustain that choice. We understand that as people grow and change their support needs may change as well. Our supports offer as much choice and control as possible to accommodate people’s changing needs and preferences. Our mission is to provide individualized supports, programs and services to assist individuals to thrive at home, at work and in their communities.

The Arc is currently seeking a Caregiver to live with and assist a moderately high functioning woman in her late 40’s with cognitive disabilities, as well as with some more significant mental health needs. The Caregiver will need to offer her emotional support, oversight with activities of daily living, as well as building community membership.

The ideal Caregiver will have both mental health and ID/DD experience working with individuals with a trauma history.

Other duties of a Caregiver include, but are not limited to: participating in household chores, grocery shopping and meal preparation, medication management, medical appointments, and transportation.

Caregiver will receive a tax-free stipend, trainings for personal and professional development, as well as ongoing support and supervision. Respite funds are also provided.

The following resources will be available:

  • 24- Hour emergency on-call assistance
  • Monthly in-home visits from a Care Manager
  • Monthly in-home visits from an AFC Nurse
  • Access to clinicians for additional support
  • Trainings

Qualified caregivers must have a valid MA driver’s license, own their own vehicle, and submit to CORI, RMV, and DCF screenings. Qualified Caregivers must provide a separate bedroom for the individual in a home that meets all health and safety standards, as specified per programmatic requirements.

Please submit resume to Amy McElman at amym@thearcofgp.org.

ASD Specialist

The Arc of Greater Plymouth is currently seeking a full time ASD Specialist. The ideal candidate needs to be energetic, organized, have excellent written and verbal communication and be able to establish good relationships and trust with the families we support.

Job Purpose

The ASD Specialists provide support services to our Individuals that parr ticipate in ASD programs. They support adults with developmental disabilities, including ASD, at various on-site activities and on community outings.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains supportive working relationships with the Individuals
  • Contribute to the overall positive morale of the programs
  • Ensure goals are being implemented and track goals as outlined in the ISP
  • Ensure the rights and dignity of all people supported is upheld at all times
  • Encourage Individuals to independently complete tasks
  • Transport Individuals, as required, to and from homes, the office, and community activities
  • Ensure behavioral supports and use of PBS
  • Complete daily and quarterly documentation according to a designated format
  • Attend monthly staff meetings, trainings and other meetings as requested unless excused by Supervisor
  • Assist Individuals with personal care support
  • Provide direct support on outings community outings

Qualifications

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and a commitment to and for Arc’s mission statement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
  • Proven success developing positive working relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Bachelor’s degree or RBT preferred with 2-3 years’ experience working with Adults on the Spectrum
  • Valid Driver’s license with clean driving record and must be able to pass criminal background check

Please submit a cover letter with resume  to Sue Cunningham, Director of Human Resources.  susanac@thearcofgp.org

Employment Specialists & CBDS Specialists

The Arc of Greater Plymouth is currently seeking full time Employment Specialists & CBDS Specialists. The ideal candidate needs to be energetic, organized, have excellent written and verbal communication and be able to establish good relationships and trust with the families we support.

The Supported Employment & CBDS Specialists provide support services to our Individuals that participate in Supported Employment & CBDS programs. They train and support adults with developmental disabilities at various job sites. They also assist employers to incorporate the supported employees fully into the work environment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains supportive working relationships with the Individuals
  • Contribute to the overall positive morale of the programs
  • Ensure goals are being implemented and track goals as outlined in the ISP
  • Ensure the rights and dignity of all people supported is upheld at all times
  • Encourage Individuals to independently complete tasks as directed by their Supervisor
  • Transport Individuals, as required, to and from homes, the office, job sites and community activities
  • Complete daily and quarterly documentation according to a designated format
  • Attend monthly staff meetings, trainings and other meetings as requested unless excused by Supervisor
  • Assist Individuals with personal care support
  • Provide one to one training on in-house and community job sites
  • Provide direct support on CBDS outings
  • Monitor individual’s job performance and social adjustment at worksite.
  • Travel train and assist individuals to attain transportation to and from jobsites, independently.