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.
Job DescriptionOversee 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.
EducationBachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years of experience working in the field of developmental disabilities.
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 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.
LocationDowntown - Strive Program
Job descriptionProvide supervision and support to a group of individuals with developmental disabilities in an educational and recreational setting. Supervise and support individuals in improving their independent living skills and improving motor function. This position requires the assistance of individuals with toileting, hygiene and feeding. Maintain progress notes, events calendar and training records for individuals in the program.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED
QualificationsExperience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is desired. Effective communication and writing skills required. Must have valid Florida driver’s license and reliable, insured transportation.
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.