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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.

Employment Application

The Arc Jacksonville Employment Application is available to download and print or online. (Applications that are simply completed and emailed will appear blank.)

Complete application and submit to us:

  • E-Mail: hr@arcjacksonville.org
  • Mail: The Arc Jacksonville – HR
    1050 North Davis Street
    Jacksonville, FL 32209-6808
  • Fax: (904) 355-9616

Mental Health Services Staff

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.

Current Openings

Location

Multiple

Job Description

Responsible for the design, implementation and management of the Transition to Employment Training Program for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Conduct pre-employment training, education and skill development that will prepare a person to engage in meaningful work in their community. Pre-employment development may include job shadowing, assistance in the use of educational and community resources, training in resume preparation, job interview skills, study skills, and assistance in learning skills necessary for job retention.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Special education, disability services, rehabilitation counselling, social services, health or business.

Qualifications

Minimum of 2 years of experience with individuals with developmental disabilities in employment, education, transition and/or inclusion services. Must be organized and able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Knowledge of curricula development and implementation, as well as experience in building community partnerships and managing volunteers. 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.

Location

The Arc Jacksonville Downtown Office

Job Description

Plan, develop and provide educational, pre-vocational, vocational and recreational training and support services for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in accordance to new federal and state guidelines. The focus of these services is to assist in maximizing choice with regard to inclusion and integration of people with I/DD into their communities in all areas, with particular emphasis on employment. The desired outcome is to document the effectiveness of services to determine best practices for future service delivery. This position will be responsible for collecting extensive data regarding service outcomes and assessment of skills/abilities for various employment related activities.

Education

Bachelor’s degree or higher in Human Services and/or Business fields preferred.

Qualifications

Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, effective goal setting and implementation, and creative and effective problem solving skills. Skills related to business administration, strategic management and quantitative techniques preferable. Prior experience in disability services preferred.

Location

The Arc Jacksonville Village

Job Description

The Arc Jacksonville lifestyle encourages independent living, socializing and sharing among community members and promotes community engagement to enjoy the educational, employment and recreational opportunities found throughout the thriving metropolitan Jacksonville area. We are currently looking for a part time (evenings and weekends included) person with a passion to work with individuals with intellectual and developmental differences to join our team. Assist in the design, implementation, management 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 activities. Provide mentorship to residents.

Education

High school diploma or GED required. Associates degree with a major in public administration, public health, nutrition, education, or any related human services field preferred.

Qualifications

A minimum of one year of direct experience in recreational and social programs. Prior experience serving people with intellectual and developmental differences preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of holistic wellness programming (physical fitness, nutritional diet, personal health, and socio-emotional) and teamwork principles desired. Must have valid Florida driver's license with good driving record and at least three years of driving experience. Must have reliable, insured transportation. Must be able to pass a DOT physical and be capable of and willing to drive agency vehicles.

Job Description

Provide supervision to a group of individuals with developmental differences in a facility based work 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.

Education

High school diploma or GED

Qualifications

Experience working with individuals with developmental differences is desired. Good communication, computer and writing skills required. Must have a valid Florida driver license and good driving record, automobile liability insurances as required by Florida statutes. Must be able to pass background clearance checks, CPR and Basic First Aid, as well as other training which may be acquired through employee in-service training.

Job Description

Train, supervise and assist a small group of individuals with intellectual and/or developmental differences performing car washing duties at an employer's work site. Responsibilities include training, assisting and supervising employees as they perform their work duties, interfacing with staff, quality control, preparing and submitting all necessary paperwork, and other responsibilities to ensure the smooth operation of the program. Will also be responsible for transporting employees from their homes to the work site and back.

Education

High school diploma or GED

Qualifications

One year of experience working with individuals with intellectual and development differences required. Some supervisor experience desired. Must be patient, reliable and dependable. Must have valid Florida driver's license, good driving record and reliable, insured transportation.

Job Description

Oversee daily operation of group home with six residents. Schedule and supervise staff. Ensure continuity of daily services. Monitor medication administration. Assist in planning and implementation of resident's support plans. Ensure resident's health care needs are met. Monitor and maintain resident's finances. Act as liaison with resident's families, day training staff, and support coordinators. Assist in preparation of budget and billing information. Actively participate in the daily care of residents.

Education

Bachelor's degree with a minimum of two years of experience working in the field of developmental disabilities.

Qualifications

Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is required. Experience in supervising required. Must be reliable, patient, responsible, and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have excellent computer skills. Must be willing and able to maintain 24-hour availability to meet resident and staff needs. Must have valid Florida driver’s license, good driving record and reliable, insured transportation. Must be able to pass a DOT physical and be capable and willing to drive agency vehicles.

Job Description

To 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.

Education

High School Diploma or GED

Qualifications

Minimum 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.

Location

All Locations of The Arc Jacksonville

Job Description

Assist OCT Program Director in managing the day-to-day transition services for young adults with intellectual disabilities in a post-secondary transition program. Investigate and implement strategies for OCT students to increase their integration into the university community, oversee recruitment and train UNF students to become mentors. Recruit and support university professors for students to audit courses, as well as act as a liaison regarding student progress. Coordinate events, trainings, and services for students and develop/manage student schedules. Conduct and complete student assessments, as well as, be a liaison to parents. Assist with the management and supervision of summer residential program.

Education

MA/MS in Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education (concentration in Disability Services) or other related fields preferred.

Qualifications

Knowledge 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. Valid Florida Driver’s License with reliable, insured transportation required.
Interested in giving back to your community? Would an Education Award help with student debt? The AmeriCorps Youth Transition Project has Part time positions available to start in August! (Note: At times positions become available after the August start date. Please email the Program Director with inquiries of open positions.)

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 kgiusti@arcjacksonville.org.

Location

All Locations of The Arc Jacksonville

Job Description

The 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

Education

Bachelor’s degree desired

Qualifications

Experience 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.