If you are passionate about supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), maybe it's time to consider a career with
The Arc of North Carolina. Founded in 1953, we are one of the oldest and largest I/DD advocacy and service organizations in the state.
The Arc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Employment Specialist

Project SEARCH is an internationally recognized program that provides real-life work experience to help young people with disabilities transition from school to work. The Arc of North Carolina seeks employment specialist to provide training to individuals with disabilities throughout a yearlong internship in a hospital setting. The Employment Specialist will provide employment opportunities through community-based evaluation and assessment of individual abilities and needs, job development, job placement, job training and follow-up

Position Status: Full-time

LocationAsheville, NC

Education Requirements

•High School Diploma or GED
• Valid driver license
• Clean driving record
• Must be willing to get a flu shot and immunization as required by the hospital system.

Experience

• Preferred experience working with people with developmental/intellectual disabilities
• Preferred experience in job development, training and follow-up.
• Thrives on variety in the workday and dynamic job settings
• Organized and able to prioritize
• Personable
• Positive and proactive attitude
• Creative and innovative problem solving
• Detail oriented
• Empathetic and compassionate
• Respectful of diversity
• Conscientious
• Consensus builder
• Team oriented/leader
• Advocate
• Computer Proficiency
• Internet navigation skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills

Responsibilities: 

The candidate will provide support to 9 to 12 interns in hospital system. Candidate will assist interns with:
• On the job training with interns.
• Provide assistance in classroom setting,
• Provide support to interns with job development,
• Coordinate team meetings with families, team members and hospital department staff,
• Provide support to interns/ families during challenging situations,
• Maintain communication with hospital department staff, collaborating agencies, Project SEARCH I Instructor and other Employment Specialists,
• Complete monthly summary notes.

Deadline: June 29, 2018 and send resume to Brandon Tilmann at btilmann@arcnc.org 

 

Resource Advocate

The Arc of North Carolina seeks a hard-working individual to support people of all ages with I/DD in Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, and McDowell Counties on a full-time basis.

Position Status: Full-time

LocationAsheville; will also serve Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, and McDowell counties

Education Requirements: Qualified applicants must be 18 or older, have a high school diploma or GED, current driver's license, and pass background checks.

Responsibilities:  Responsibilities may include: connecting people to needed resources (benefits, housing, food security etc.), helping people develop relationships and community connections, and advocating for and empowering people to choose and realize their goals of where and how they learn, live, work and play.

Deadline: June 29, 2018 and send resume to Lorie Boehm at lboehm@arcnc.org

 

Employment Specialist

The Arc of NC seeks a passionate, dedicated, and reliable Employment Specialist to assist adults with disabilities to gain and maintain meaningful employment in the community, meaningful competitive pay, and permanent/year-round employment. 

Position Status: Full-time

LocationAsheville, NC

Education Requirements: Candidate must have a High School Diploma or GED, valid driver's license, must be able to pass a background check, prefer experience working with people with developmental/intellectual disabilities in health-related or education field and knowledge of community resources.

Experience: The Arc of NC seeks a passionate, dedicated, and reliable Employment Specialist to assist adults with disabilities to gain and maintain meaningful employment in the community, meaningful competitive pay, and permanent/year-round employment. Applicant must be able to work independently, work a flexible schedule, nights, weekends, and holidays sometimes. Must be able to drive a vehicle for short to long periods of time during the course of a workday. Must be able to maintain close attention to details to render complete and accurate reports and records for use by others on a regular basis.

Responsibilities: The Employment Specialist will provide employment opprtunities for people with developmental disabilities through community-based evaluation and assessment of individual's abilities and needs, prescriptive job development, job placement, job coaching and follow-up. Work in varied home, business, and community environments based on assigned support list. Demonstrate ability to take the initiative to make decisions/choices without direct supervision. Communicate regularly with employees receiving employment services and their employers to ensure job satisfaction and optimal job performance.

Deadline: June 22, 2018 and send resume to Lorie Boehm at lboehm@arcnc.org

 

Resource Advocate

The Arc of North Carolina seeks a hard-working individual to support people of all ages with I/DD in Wilmington and surrounding counties on a part-time basis. 

Position Status: Part-time

LocationWilmington

Education Requirements: Qualified applicants must be 18 or older, have a high school diploma or GED, current driver's license, and pass background checks.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities may include: connecting people to needed resources (benefits, housing, etc.), helping people develop relationships, justify needed services and supports, and advocating for their personal needs and desires. Related experience in providing direct supports or special education is preferred but not required. Creativity, progressive thinking, strong advocacy skills, and knowledge of community resources are highly desirable.

Deadline: June 18, 2018 and send resume to Christy Paguio at cpaguio@arcnc.org 


Support Associate (Direct Care Staff)  

Do you want to make a difference in a person’s life? The Arc of North Carolina seeks passionate, compassionate, hard-working individuals to support people of all ages with I/DD throughout North Carolina.

Education Requirements: High School Diploma or GED

Responsibilities: providing breaks for caregivers, assistance with personal care, teaching skills to increase independence, promoting inclusion in the community. Related experience in direct care or special education is preferred but not required. Creativity, progressive thinking, strong advocacy skills, and knowledge of community resources are highly desirable. Qualified applicants must be 18 or older, current driver’s license, and pass background checks.

Applicants may send resumes to the following:   

The Asheville Area: Lori Boehm at lboehm@arcnc.org 
The Charlotte Area: Vanessa Sanders at vsanders@arcnc.org
The Triangle Area: Foresa Walker at fwalker@arcnc.org 
The Wilmington Area: Wilmington Administrative staff at admin_wil@arcnc.org

 

The Arc of North Carolina seeks a hard-working individual to support people of all ages with I/DD in Wilmington and surrounding counties on a part-time basis.