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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Area Guardianship Specialistr

Position Status: Full-Time

The Arc of NC is seeking an Area Guardianship Specialist. Candidate must be a motivated team player, flexible, creative, and hardworking, as well as have excellent problems solving and communication skills.

Location: Mecklenburg, Iredell, Gaston, and Rowan

Education Requirements: A 4-year degree and experience in human services is preferred. Candidate must also have solid computer skills; knowledge of self-determination principles and person-centered outcome-based practices is a plus.

Experience Requirements: Candidate must have professional experience in the field of I/DD and or Mental Health. Candidate must have some knowledge of social work principles, techniques, practices, and their application to individual needs and challenges. The ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and written, and plan and execute work effectively.

Responsibilities: An Area Guardianship Specialist provides guardianship support and services in compliance with the NC General Statute Chapter 35A. It requires substitute decision making, assisting individuals with informed decisions, advocating, monitoring, reporting, service record maintenance, relationship building, liaison activities and sometimes the ability to mediate challenging positions. Some on call responsibilities are required. Candidate will be required to travel to residential facilities, home of wards, other settings and requires the ability to work independently.

Deadline: October 28th, 2020 and send resume to Dorothy Barker at dbarker@arcnc.org


Tenant Service Coordinator

Position Status: Full-Time

Location: Wilmington and surrounding counties

Education Requirements:A four-year degree in the field of psychology, social work, special education, or supporting individuals with I/DD and/or Mental Health Disorders. Must be able to function in Windows environment and applicable computer knowledge and experience.

Experience Requirements: The Arc seeks a Tenant Service Coordinator to support the operation of the Housing Division, in the Wilmington area and surrounding counties. Candidate must be professional, able to handle confidential information appropriately, must have extensive knowledge and experience in compliance and regulatory procedures and have proficient oral and written communication skills.

Responsibilities: Candidate will accept housing applications and help process them, assist with roommate matches and respond to local tenant requests for assistance related to property. Candidate will maintain an on-call number and be available to residents for emergency housing needs. Candidate will be responsible for ensuring accuracy of requisitions and generating all forms associated with tenant’s re- certifications, transfers, move-ins, and move-outs. Travel will be required. Requirements will include communicating with Local Operators regarding policies. Procedures and follow-up relating to occupancy/tenant information, etc.

Deadline: October 23rd, 2020 and send resume to Sara Grignon at sgrignon@arcnc.org


Family Navigator- Resource Advocate

Position Status: Part-time

Location: Wilmington, NC and surrounding areas, N.C.

Education Requirements:High School diploma or GED, with current driver’s license, and pass background checks.

Experience Requirements: The Arc of North Carolina seeks a hard-working individual to support people of all ages with I/DD and or Traumatic Brain Injury in the Wilmington and surrounding counties area on a part-time basis. Individual must have personal lived experiences in the home with someone with I/DD and or Traumatic Brain Injury.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include experience 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: October 26th, 2020 and send resume to Christina 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: Valerie Todd at vtodd@arcnc.org 
The Wilmington Area: Wilmington Administrative staff at admin_wil@arcnc.org