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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

UNF Campus

Job Description

Assist OCT Program Director in managing the day-to-day transition services for young adults with intellectual disabilities in a postsecondary transition program. Investigate and implement strategies for OCT students to obtain experiential transitional services in an inclusive environment, implement strategies for 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 students’ schedules. Conduct and complete student assessments, as well as, be a liaison to parents. Act as onsite supervisor for AmeriCorps members. Assist with the management and supervision of summer residential program. Perform other duties as assigned.

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. Must have safe driving record and reliable, insured transportation.

Location

The Arc Jacksonville Village

Job description

To implement and manage the deliverables of The Riverside Foundation’s Innovation Grant, “Advocacy in Clinical Training of Nurses (ACTN).” Primary responsibilities are to develop and implement an innovative curricula and trainings for current nursing students in the Northeast Florida area, persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and advocates of the I/DD population that will expanded education, provide hands-on direct exposure, and increase self-advocacy for people with I/DD within the community. Be a passionate and active advocate for people with I/DD and the I/DD community.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required. A Masters or Doctorate degree in nurse education is recommended. Potential employee must be a state licensed and registered nurse through the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-RN).

Qualifications

Clinical Skills, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Nursing Skills, Physiological Knowledge, Administering Medication, Medical Teamwork, Multi-tasking, Listening, Verbal Communication, Health Promotion and Maintenance. Experience with the I/DD population or special education field highly preferred. Willingness to be a passionate and active advocate for people with I/DD and the I/DD community in general. Preferred applicant would be knowledgeable of the Riverside Hospital Foundation (RHF) philosophy.

Location

All Locations

Job description

The AmeriCorps Project Director will manage the AmeriCorps grant which includes: develop job descriptions, site locations, recruiting, training and scheduling AmeriCorps members, with and without developmental disabilities, at UNF and other Arc locations. The AmeriCorps Project Director will insure AmeriCorps members are performing as required, meeting their service house, satisfying the expectations of the sites using AmeriCorps members, documenting grant compliance, timely reporting and continual interfacing with Arc staff and UNF personnel concerning the performance of the AmeriCorps members. The project director will attend AmeriCorps directors meetings and training and will maintain satisfactory communication and performance with the AmeriCorps contract manager. The director will also seek other community service opportunities in order for the AmeriCorps members to expand their outreach and experiences during their time of service. The AmeriCorps Project Director will oversee management of volunteer services, Club Arc and supervise the HealthCorps/AmeriCorps members and volunteers at Club Arc.

Education

Bachelor's degree in appropriate area of specialization and appropriate experience.

Qualifications

Demonstrated success in achieving professional goals and the ability to work independently. Excellent managerial, organizational, verbal and written communications skills, interpersonal skills, and creative and effective problem-solving skills. Effective team work and leadership. Valid Florida Driver’s License with reliable, insured transportation.

Location

Westside

Job description

Provide 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.

Education

High School Diploma or GED

Qualifications

Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is desired. Good communication and writing skills required. Must have valid Florida driver’s license and reliable, insured transportation.

Location

Bert Road

Job Description

Oversee daily operation of group home. 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.

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 be willing to maintain 24-hour availability to meet resident and staff needs.  Must have valid Florida driver’s license and reliable, insured transportation.

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.

Location

The Arc Jacksonville Village

Job Description

To assist in the design, implement, 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. Provides mentorship to residents.

Education

Associates degree with a major in public administration, public health, nutrition, education, or any related human services field.

Qualifications

At least one year of direct experience in recreational and social programs. Preferred prior experience in serving person with disabilities. Demonstrated knowledge of holistic wellness programming (physical fitness, nutritional diet, personal health, and socio-emotional) and teamwork principles.
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 kbrenner@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.

Location

Downtown and Westside

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. ***This position is part of a demonstration project that is government funded by special appropriation for one year, with potential funding for a second and third year. There is no guarantee of employment beyond the scope of this demonstration project’s special appropriation funding.***

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. Knowledge of and practical experience with Ethical Principles and Professional Practice Standards for Special Education.