Job Opportunities

Day Services Direct Support Specialists

The Arc of Greater Plymouth is seeking Direct Support Specialists for our Day Services Programs. These Specialists provide support services to our Individuals that participate in Supported Employment, Community Based Day and Autism programs. They train and support adults with developmental disabilities at various job sites & assist employers to incorporate the supported employees fully into the work environment. They implement curriculum that is designed to meet the Individual’s employment/community ISP goals through classes, one-one activities and community outings.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains supportive working relationships with the Individuals
  • Implement curriculum that is designed to meet the individual’s employment/community ISP goals while keeping individuals engaged and conduct sessions as scheduled
  • 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
  • Transport Individuals, as required, to and from homes, the office, and community activities
  • Ensure behavioral supports and use of PBS

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.
  • High School Diploma and 1-2 years in a related field
  • Valid Driver’s license with clean driving record and must be able to pass criminal background check

Please send resumes to: susanac@thearcofgp.org

 

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.