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

Position Status: Full-time

Location: Wilmington, NC and surrounding counties

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

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

Experience Requirements: 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 a work day. 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.

ResponsibilitiesThe Employment Specialist will provide employment opportunities 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: May 31, 2019, and send resume and cover letter to Kelli Derr at kderr@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