The United ARC Direct Support in Greenfield, Massachusetts
Professional - Benefits start day 1! Direct Support Professional , Full & Part Time - The United Arc, headquartered in Turners Falls, Massachusetts, which provides services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden and Worcester Counties of Massachusetts, is seeking dynamic and team-oriented individuals to provide services for youth or adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in residential living situations or in individual's own home. Full time, part time and relief positions, (including second shift, overnight and weekend shifts), are available. Staff in these positions will assist the individuals we serve to have as much control as possible over his/her home, provide assistance in various areas including health maintenance, money management, shopping, cooking, ADL skills, socialization, establishing meaningful relationships and community involvement. Minimum Qualifications: Associates degree or high school diploma / GED or equivalent years of relevant experience. One year relevant experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities or in human services. Strong communication skills, both oral and written. Acceptable driving record, valid driver?s license and access to an automobile that can be used to transport individuals. Acceptable CORI and fingerprint check required. We offer a competitive wage and competitive benefits that include health and dental insurance, 3 weeks of vacation per year, 10 sick days, 6 agency-recognized holidays and 6 floating holidays, along with other employer-paid and optional benefits. Benefits are available to employees scheduled for 20 hours or more per week. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, resume and preference for shift availability by email to email@example.com or by mail to Human Resources, The United Arc, 294 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. The United Arc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities encouraged to apply.