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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

Job Description

To provide supervision to a group of individuals 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. 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

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 full time (evening and weekend hours required) person with a passion to work with individuals with intellectual and developmental differences to join our team. In this role, the Activities Coach will assist in the creation, implementation, and administration of social activities both within the Village community and in the greater Jacksonville community.

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. 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

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.

Job Description

Direct a private McKay Scholarship high school/postsecondary transition program operated on the campus of, and in partnership with, the University of North Florida (UNF), called The Arc Jacksonville On Campus Transition at UNF (OCT). The Director is also responsible for three other interrelated residential-based programs: 1) OCT Residential Program–intensive supported living services for OCT students and other young adults with intellectual disabilities living in on –campus and off-campus student housing 2) OCT Residential Extended Services – general supported living services for young adults with intellectual disabilities requiring minimal to moderate supports 3) LIFE( Living Independently; Finding Enrichment)Experience – Two 4 week residential independent living experience sessions for young adults with Intellectual and developmental disabilities The Director oversees and manages the entire operations of all four programs. All programs serve individuals, ages 18 – 30 years of age, with intellectual and developmental disabilities, on and off the campus of UNF. Develop, track and maintain budgets for multiple departments. Recruit, supervise, manage, and evaluate staff. Serve as the on-site liaison between Arc and UNF and The District on Kernan apartments (location of off-site residential programs). Recruit students and participants, oversee the delivery of services, manage behavior concerns, act as liaison with families, and oversee the development of sites for internships, employment, experiential learning and the provision of state of the art transition services. Write and manage grants. Oversee student records and achievements. Evaluate and revise programs to ensure best practices are utilized. Develop and maintain relationships with UNF faculty, employers, and partners on and off campus

Education

Master’s/Doctorate Degree in one of the included or related areas: Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Disability Services, Social Work/Welfare, Higher Education, Business, and/or Public Health plus experience with behavior management in adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Qualifications

Demonstrated leadership qualities. Must be organized. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as public speaking and presentations. Computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Publisher, etc.) and Adobe. Must be able to work independently and recruit, supervise, train and manage other employees, AmeriCorps members, mentors and volunteers. Team player, patient, with a love for the disability community. Experience with Grant writing, management, delivery, evaluation and reporting.

Job Description

Provide oversight of the general operation of a six bedroom residential facility while exercising discretion and independent judgment.

Oversee all program activities of the residential facility. Provide supervision to residential staff, including hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, disciplining and terminating employees. Support and assist people receiving services as needed in all aspects of self-care and daily living including but not limited to toileting, feeding, showering dressing, etc. Schedule and coordinate transportation for appointments, meetings, medical and recreational needs. Ensure all prescriptions are filled, properly stored and distributed as scheduled and that proper documentation is maintained. Maintain the financial records for each individual receiving services at the facility. Plan menus, purchase food, and prepare meals according to dietitian guidelines. Respond to medical and behavioral crises to assure the safety of people receiving services and staff. Recognize and take action to correct any potential safety or health hazards. Monitor paperwork to ensure that documentation of training is occurring correctly.

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Qualifications

Minimum of two years 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.

Job Description

To provide supervision to a group of individuals with developmental differences working in a facility based work program. Supervise individuals in daily work tasks and ensure production schedules are met. Engage individuals in non-work tasks and community inclusion outings.

Education

High School Diploma or GED

Qualifications

Minimum of one year experience working with individuals with developmental differences is preferred. 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.