Join The Arc Jacksonville’s Team
The Arc Jacksonville provides many exciting opportunities for employment. We match talented, energetic, enthusiastic people with rewarding jobs giving you the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
A well-established agency with over 50 years of service, The Arc Jacksonville is a leader among nonprofit organizations in the Jacksonville, Florida area.
Complete application and submit to us:
- E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail: The Arc Jacksonville – HR
1050 North Davis Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209-6808
- Fax: (904) 355-9616
Employment applications are reviewed to ensure that you meet minimum qualifications. They are then provided to hiring managers who will contact applicants directly if they choose to arrange interviews.
LocationThe Arc Jacksonville Village
Job DescriptionAssist in the design, implementation, manage and continuously enhance recreational and social opportunities for the community. Responsible for implementation of resident physical fitness, nutrition, personal health management, and socio-emotional growth and development programming and services. Provide mentoring to residents.
Associates degree with a major in public administration, public health, nutrition, education, or any related human services field. At least one year of direct experience in recreational and social programs. Preferred prior experience in serving persons with disabilities. Demonstrated knowledge of holistic well programming (physical fitness, nutritional diet, personal health, and socio-emotional) and teamwork principles.
Education and ExperienceBachelor's degree or in Psychology or related human services field required. Two years of experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnosis preferred. Experience in developing and delivering professional development training preferred.
QualificationsExcellent written and verbal communications skills are required, as are organizational and time management abilities. Should be eager to expand professional knowledge and methods through training. Must have computer experience in Word and Excel. Must be able to pass a DOT physical and be capable and willing to drive agency vehicles.
LocationThe Arc Jacksonville Downtown
Job descriptionCompose Annual Reports, Implementation Plans, Skill Acquisitions and Quarterly Reports. Ensure program documentation is recorded. Complete periodic reviews and other documentation as required. Maintain caseload including central files. Assist in developing new programmatic design and implementation. Arrange for community inclusion and expansion of non-work activities. Collaborate with AmeriCorps members and staff to support training opportunities. Assist with supervision and production of work in the production facility as needed.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
QualificationsMinimum of 2 years of experience supervising and working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Must be organized and able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Must have good computer skills. Must be able to work independently and supervise others. Must be mature and dependable. Must have valid Florida driver’s license and reliable, insured transportation. Must be able to pass a DOT physical and be capable of and willing to drive agency vehicles.
LocationThe Arc Jacksonville Downtown
Job descriptionProvide supervision to a group of individuals with developmental disabilities working in a sheltered workshop setting. Supervise individuals in daily work tasks and ensure production schedules are met. Train employees in the development of work tasks and ensure the quality of the final product. Maintain production, attendance, payroll and training records for individuals in the program. Participate in community inclusion activities, which requires driving an agency vehicle.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED
QualificationsExperience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is desired. Effective communication and writing skills. Must have valid Florida driver's license and reliable, insured transportation. Must be able to pass a DOT physical and be capable of and willing to drive agency vehicles.
Job DescriptionTo provide supervision of individuals with developmental disabilities in a residential setting to ensure safety, comfort, and protection of individual rights. Provide direction, assistance and support for all aspects of self-care and daily living activities. Assist in dealing with medical, behavioral, and emotional issues. Assist in meal preparation, laundry and housekeeping chores. Complete required documentation and paperwork.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED
QualificationsMinimum of one year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is required. Must have good communication skills and be energetic, reliable, patient, and responsible. Must have valid Florida driver’s license and reliable, insured transportation. Must be able to pass a DOT physical and be capable and willing to drive agency vehicles.
LocationThe Arc Jacksonville Village
Job DescriptionProvide supports and training to achieve increased independence within the homes of person with intellectual and developmental disabilities and within the community. Facilitate expanded participation within the community, the development of relationships with non-disabled persons, and access to natural supports. This service includes in-home supports, which includes providing individualized training for specific targets as prescribed by the individual's goals and plan for services. Assist individuals in learning new skills within the context of their daily life (i.e. meal planning and preparation skills, money management, consumer skills, support counseling, community mobility, etc.)
EducationAssociates degree with a major in nursing, education, or a social, behavioral or rehabilitative science and two years of experience; or a bachelor's degree with a major in nursing education, or a social, behavioral or rehabilitative science.*
QualificationsMust have excellent organizational, verbal and written communications skills, interpersonal skills, effective goal setting and implementation, and creative and effective problem solving skills. Must have experience in disability services (at least one year of direct service to persons with disabilities); preferred experience in personal caregiving and/or home aide services. Must have demonstrated knowledge of community resources and services, how to address independent living needs and goals, provide individualized training to persons with disabilities, and work within a team environment. Must have valid Florida driver's license and reliable, insured transportation. Must be able to pass a DOT physical in order to drive agency vehicles.
*Experience can be substituted for required college on a year-for year basis.
Salary$12 per hour with full benefit package
LocationUniversity of North Florida Campus area
Job DescriptionProvide oversight of the operations for the On Campus Transition (OCT) Program Residential, Extended Services and LIFE Experience Programs. Provide supervision to residential staff. Responsible for scheduling staff and record keeping. Ensure services are rendered according to person- and goal-oriented framework. Create system for goal progress tracking for each individual. Provide responsible supervision of people receiving services to ensure health, sanitation, safety, comfort, and protection of rights. Provide required trainings for both staff and residents. Act as liaison for the OCT Director, the agency finance department and the apartment leasing agent.
EducationMA/MS in Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education (concentration in Transitional Disability Services, Teaching Certificate or other related fields preferred. BA required.
QualificationsKnowledge of behavior modification and counseling principles desired. Experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent organizational skills including ability to multi-task. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher. Must have positive interpersonal skills, professional appearance and high energy. Prior experience in disability services preferred.
AmeriCorps members provide service to adults with disabilities at our Downtown, Westside, Southside and UNF locations. Members work one-on-one and in small groups with students/clients with intellectual disabilities in the following positions:
- Independent Living Mentor- Uses creativity to facilitate a variety of activities to build skills and enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities while promoting community inclusion.
- Work Readiness Mentor- Facilitates training courses which prepare individuals with disabilities to enter the workforce. Assists students in securing internships on UNF campus.
- Wellness Mentor – Assists individuals with disabilities in living more healthful lives, from nutrition, to fitness, to stress management, etc.
- Academic Advisor – Tutors individuals with disabilities in basic reading, math and language skills; Pre-GED coursework; provides in class support.
- Financial Literacy Mentor – Provides critical assistance in improving the understanding of budgeting and basic money management.
- Volunteer Recruiter – Networks and engages the community to volunteer within the agency.
Members are required to attend monthly meetings, all required training, and community service projects as scheduled.
A demonstrated record of leadership and community service is required. A 12 month commitment is required. Candidates must pass a drug screening, as well as local and federal background screenings.
AmeriCorps service begins early August with a mandatory 2 week orientation & training. Service is completed at the end of July the following year.
Part Time members serve an average of 20 hours/week and receive a biweekly stipend of $250. Upon successful completion of service a $2,750 Education Award is granted.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
LocationAll Locations of The Arc Jacksonville
Job DescriptionThe Arc Jacksonville is recruiting VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) Members to serve in the Jacksonville, Florida community expanding The Arc Jacksonville’s capacity to serve Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (Autism, Prader Willie, Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy and Intellectual Disabilities). This is not an employment position, however VISTA members do receive a living stipend every two weeks during their year of service (aprox. $11,200 for the year) At the end of the year they qualify for an education award of $5,200. They receive a health benefit, life insurance and some other benefits during their service. For additional information about VISTA service: http://www.americorps.gov/about/programs/vista.asp
EducationBachelor’s degree desired
QualificationsExperience working in the field of developmental disabilities with knowledge of supports and services available to the disabled community. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Experience working in all Microsoft Office software and presentation software. Valid Florida Driver’s License with reliable, insured transportation.
** Education may be waived at the discretion of the agency.