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: email@example.com
- 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 DescriptionProvide the support necessary for people with intellectual and developmental differences to achieve their desired lifestyles and increased levels of independence, productivity, and social/physical integration in their community. Schedule, coordinate, facilitate and participate in on-site training opportunities and community-based activities for individuals. Requires use of natural supports, social interaction, volunteerism, and recreational/leisure activities such as going to museums, performances, movies, bowling, shopping, etc. Requires positive interactions with community partners and potential partners. Appropriate development and documentation of services provided, such as progress toward service-related goals.
QualificationsMinimum 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.
Note: This position is funded by a grant. Ongoing employment beyond the original grant period is contingent upon continued funding.
Job DescriptionProvide 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.