Are you passionate about applying your skills to ensure the greatest quality of life possible for our fellow community members in need? If so The Arc urges you to consider opportunities within our organization. Our mission is to ensure full community inclusion and participation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through the provision of high quality services and advocacy. Our vision is to remain the leading provider of services and advocacy for this deserving population. If you share these values we urge you to consider the following career opportunities as a Direct Support Professional.
The Direct Support Professional (DSP) is responsible for the implementation of person-centered plans through teaching and assisting the people we support in a community based residential setting, or in one of our Adult Activity Program settings. DSP's maintain required documentation and reporting, assist with personal care as needed, foster a warm and caring home environment and initiate in-home and community based recreation activities. A high school diploma or equivalent is required and, as always, we seek creative innovative individuals with an eye towards providing the greatest quality of life possible for the people we support. We currently have the following DSP positions available:
** $600 Sign-On Bonus awarded to candidates hired into any part-time or full-time position in Residential Support Services. **
DSP In-Home position is a great opportunity for someone looking for a second job or a college student.
Charlottesville. Part-time, 13 hours per week. Schedule: Sat. 12p- 8p and Sun. 12p - 5p.
Charlottesville (Adult Activity Center) Part-time. 28 hours per week. Mon. - Weds. 8:30a - 2:30p, Th. and Fri. 8:30a - 1:30p.
Nelson (Adult Activity Center- Shipman, VA) Part-time, 24 hours per week. M,W,F 8a-4p
Charlottesville (Rosser program.) Full-time, 30 hours. Schedule of: Sun.-Tues. 10:30p-8:30a
Crozet (Jarman's Gap program.) Full-time, 40 hours per week. Sun. - Thurs. 3p-11p.
Charlottesville (Shamrock program.) Full-time, overnight "asleep"* position. 40 hours. Schedule of: Wed - Sat. 10p-8a.
C'ville (Shamrock program.) Part-time, 15 hours per week. M-F 6a-9a.
Part-time, 24 hours. Fri. and Sat. 12-8p in Charlottesville, and Sunday 8:30a-4:30p in Crozet.
We are eager to hear from qualified candidates interested in working in Charlottesville, Crozet, Nelson and Louisa. To apply and to learn more about what The Arc is doing to support our community, please visit our web site at http://thearcofthepiedmont.org/
In addition to offering a challenging and rewarding experience The Arc also offers competitive compensation, paid training, and- for full time staff- an attractive benefits package which includes paid leave, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as life and long-term disability insurance, among other offerings. The Arc of the Piedmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.