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Direct Support Professionals (DSP)
provide services to children and adults with developmental disabilities that help them live happy, healthy and fulfilling lives. Depending on the needs of our consumers, Direct Support Professionals provide assistance with living skills development, health maintenance and medication administration, personal care and behavioral development.

Ravendale
FT 2nd Shift
FT 2nd Shift Mon - Fri 2pm - 9pm
Casual Subs on call needed

Day Program
Sub (on call) needed
1 - PT 1st Shift

Pinebrook
FT 3rd shift Tu-Fr 11p-8am

Piney Grove
PT 1st Shift 6 am - 9am

Kelly Street
FT Every other weekend Shift Leader
FT 3rd shift sleepover

Taylor Home
PT 1st shift 6am - 9am
FT 2nd shift - Shift Leader

Date Posted 1/21/15

A High School Diploma or GED and a driver license valid for use in NC and with a good driving record are required. Related experience and education are preferred.

Prospective employees are asked to provide information relating to their education, employment history, driving record (including proof of a Driver License valid for use in NC), and a medical statement. Offers of employment are conditional upon the verification of background information and passing a drug screening.

Direct Support Professionals work in a number of settings including Group Homes (small residential homes that serve up to 6 people), Day Programs (living skills and pre-employment training), Home and Community Based Services (in-home care and supports) and Vocational Rehabilitation (job training and job placement).

Apply in person 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
2211 Executive Street,
Charlotte, NC

A printable application can also be downloaded at ASMCinc.com
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The Arc of North Carolina is growing our direct care services we are looking for support staff and one on one workers in the area below $9-$11 /hr. depending on the service provided and experience of applicant. Mooresville – fill-in on evenings and weekend, (10+ hours week to start) regular shift is expected to become available lifting/positioning required. Monroe-active independent adult needs week days and occasional weekend. South Charlotte-active teen after school 2:30p-6:30p. Experience with ABA, VB, TEACCH a plus Mount Holly- flexible schedule may develop into regular summer hours/afterschool hours.


Date Posted 1/14/15

Must be at least 18 with a high school diploma and valid driver’s license. Some experience is preferred but not required. To apply for this position please Please contact Samantha Baucom at SBaucom@arcnc.org
LifeSpan 2 substitute Community Enrichment Specialists
LIFESPAN is seeking 2 substitute Community Enrichment Specialists at their Dobson , NC location. The qualified candidate requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable and flexible to performing under moderate levels of stress when confronted with an emergency. Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License (required for community-based services) or a valid picture ID. Must provide proof of car insurance, if providing community-based services.


Date Posted 1/14/15

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required for this position. A minimum of 2 years of experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities or related experience is preferred, but not required. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer. Please submit your application and resume to humanresources@lifespan services.org.
LifeSpan Part Time Community Enrichment Specialist
LIFESPAN is seeking a Part Time Community Enrichment Specialist at their Dobson , NC location. The qualified candidate requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable and flexible to performing under moderate levels of stress when confronted with an emergency. Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License (required for community-based services) or a valid picture ID. Must provide proof of car insurance, if providing community-based services.


Date Posted 1/14/15

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required for this position. A minimum of 2 years of experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities or related experience is preferred, but not required. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer.
Inquiries and resumes may be sent to humanresources@lifespan services.org.
LifeSpan Full Time Senior Employment Specialist
LIFESPAN is seeking a Full Time Senior Employment Specialist at their Troutman Employment , NC location. The qualified candidate will ensure individuals are referred to and have completed the Single Portal Process. Follow VR and ADVP regulations and guidelines for supported employment. Exercise judgment in implementing goals, policies and procedures. Participate in and provide input into individual’s IHP/IPP (Individual Habilitation Plan/Individual Program Plan). Ensure that goals and plans are implemented.


Date Posted 1/14/15

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field with a minimum of two years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer.
Inquiries and resumes may be sent to humanresources@lifespan services.org.
LifeSpan Full Time Receptionist
at their Troutman Employment , NC location. The qualified applicant must answer incoming telephone calls, determine purpose of callers, and forward calls to appropriate personnel or department. Take and deliver messages or transfer calls to voice mail when appropriate personnel are unavailable. Answer questions about organization and provide callers with address, directions, and other information. Welcome on-site visitors, determine nature of business, and announce visitors to appropriate personnel. Monitor visitor access and oversee use of the sign-in log.


Date Posted 12/20/14

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer. Please submit your inquiries and resume to humanresources@lifespan services.org.
LifeSpan Full Time Accounts Payable Coordinator
LIFESPAN is seeking a Full Time Accounts Payable Coordinator for their Corporate location in Charlotte, NC. The applicant will administer and control accounts payable by processing invoices, receipts for reimbursement and check requests, and verifying proper authorization and accounting codes. Ensure that invoices for assigned vendors are processed in a correct and timely manner as defined by department standards. Print & mail all checks on a weekly basis. Post all manual checks. Maintain copies of capital asset purchases. Manage vendor files and documentations.


Date Posted 12/18/14

Minimum of a two-year Associate’s Degree in accounting or business administration with three years of basic accounting experience or a high school diploma/GED with a minimum of four years of basic accounting experience. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer.

Applications can be forward tohumanresources@lifespan services.org.
Vocational Coaching Employment Skills Training Specialist
Provides skills training, coaching, and job placement support to persons with vocational barriers in a variety of settings to enhance employability and vocational skills by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES are listed below in order of importance, from most important to least important.
Performs job training services and ongoing support activities designed to help consumers achieve and maintain competitive employment and or community transition activities.
Assists with individual assessments to identify needs and develop and implement individual program plans that help consumers identify and achieve short and long-term career goals.
Ensures the management of assigned consumer’s Person Centered Plans in accordance with the related funding source contractual standards and agreements.
Ensures knowledge of each assigned consumers goals and objectives to facilitate and implement services in accordance with the Person Centered Plan. Demonstrates an ability to maintain knowledge of community resources and opportunities to ensure a variety of community based activities
Is present in assigned classes to instruct and train small groups of consumers in classroom or work site settings using established curriculum focusing on employability preparation skills.
Provides training, networking and support for all work sites and other services to create business-based training and work opportunities.
Provides job detail and job site orientation to consumers, including task analysis and training.
Markets Goodwill services to the local business community, referral sources, and to individuals who benefit from services.
Assists consumers in accessing community resources and support services.
Develops and maintains knowledge of community resources and employers to develop job opportunities for consumers and/or appropriate training that will lead to successful employment.
Communicates progress to referral sources regarding consumers’ achievements toward planned goals.
Maintains ongoing contact and completes follow up with consumers and their training site supervisor and/or employer.
Compiles data, prepares reports, and completes documentation in accordance with policies, procedures, regulatory, and contractual guidelines.


Date Posted 12/4/14

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Also listed below are the physical demands that must be met by the team member and the work environment characteristics that the team member will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, or other Human Services field and two years’ experience working with persons with disabilities, preferably in a vocational setting; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualified Professional or Associate Professional status as defined by MH/DD/SAS system of care preferred.
LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as professional journals, technical procedures and operating and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in person and via telephone, in one-on-one and small group situations and respond to questions from consumers, customers, and the general public using tact, courtesy and cooperativeness.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables exercising judgment, ingenuity and initiative. Ability to work independently. Ability to exercise discretion while regularly managing confidential information.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Working knowledge of word processing, database and spreadsheet software. Ability to operate office equipment, including computer, telephone, fax machine and copy machine. Ability to regularly instruct, check or verify the work of others. Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule to include evenings and weekend work as required for job training.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Driver’s License (Class C), car insurance reliable automobile and safe driving record (as determined by the Agency's insurance carrier). Ability to become a Qualified Professional within two years of hire date if not already certified. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While providing on-the-job training to the person served, the physical demands placed upon the team member are determined by the occupation in which the person served has been employed; physical demands, as listed in the section, may be encountered by the team member periodically or daily for extended periods of time. The team member is regularly (more than 2/3 of the day) required to talk or hear. The team member frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the day) is required to stand, walk, and sit. The team member is occasionally (less than 1/3 of the day) required to turn the body; to use hands to finger, handle or feel. The team member must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Frequent local travel required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of this job, the team member is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The team member is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Apply at www.goodwillsp.org under “Jobs at Goodwill”
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Development Director responsible for The Arc of Mecklenburg County’s fundraising efforts. The Director of Development reports directly to and works closely with the Executive Director and communicates regularly with the Board of Directors.
The Director of Development provides leadership, management and coordination for The Arc of Mecklenburg County’s fundraising, individual contributions, membership drives, and outreach efforts. The Development Director plays a lead role in identifying, cultivating and soliciting donors for major fundraising efforts, and annual and planned gifts through personal contact, events, direct mail, and social media outlets.
This is a 40-hour, 5 day per week position.
Responsible for Fundraising, Committee Relations & Public Relations, Marketing, and Advertising.


Date Posted 11/24/14

The ideal candidate will have:
At least 2-5 years’ experience with nonprofit development programs including major gifts, annual and business sponsorships.
Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or in a related field or the equivalent in work experience.
Experience in organizing and implementing the following activities: annual, major and business sponsorships, and direct mail and special events.
Computer literacy and knowledge of donor database systems.
Ability to use social media and the website for fundraising and donor cultivation.
Outstanding interpersonal, communication, writing, and public speaking skills.
An entrepreneurial, flexible, and resourceful spirit.
A sense of humor.

Physical and Personal Requirements:
Requires sitting at a computer for up to 8hrs/day.
Ability to lift 30lbs.
Valid North Carolina Driver’s license.
Reliable Transportation.
Must be willing and able to work some weekends, evenings, and early mornings.
To apply for this position please send your resume with cover letter to tom@arcmeck.org No phone calls please. Serious inquires only.
a Community Guide
The Arc of North Carolina seeks passionate, compassionate, hard-working individuals to support people of all ages with I/DD throughout the Charlotte area. Full time with Responsibilities may include: connecting people to needed resources, helping people develop and maintain relationships, and assisting people in advocating for their personal needs and desires.


Date Posted 11/21/14

Related experience in providing direct supports or special education is preferred but not required. Creativity, progressive thinking, strong advocacy skills, and knowledge of community resources are highly desirable. Bilingual in English and Spanish a huge plus. Qualified applicants must be 18 or older, have a high school diploma or GED, current driver’s license, and pass background checks.
Salary Range $12-$14/hr.
Interested applicants email resume to Kira Wilson, Assistant Director KWilson@arcnc.org
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Community Services Instructor (Lincoln, Gaston, and/or Mecklenburg)

The Autism Society of NC is in search of a part-time Community Services Instructor for the Charlotte Services office located in the University Area. This position will support those individuals on the Autism Spectrum who are living in Lincoln, Gaston, and/or Mecklenburg Counties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To contribute to the mission by providing support and promoting opportunities which enhance the lives of individuals within the Autism Spectrum and their families. Participate in training provided by supervisor to learn about autism, the individual participant's needs and goals, how to respond to various situations, how to document services and other issues related to the job. Provide appropriate training in independence, self-care, communication, social skills, recreational and leisure skills, and/or vocational and pre-vocational skills to individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Document each unit of service on the progress note and time sheet and submit them to the supervisor by required deadline.

Date Posted 10/30/14

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education/Experience:
High School Diploma, or equivalent; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred candidate will have a minimum of 1 year of experience teaching or working with individuals with Autism. Additionally, candidate will have the ability to understand various treatment methods.

Please send cover letter outlining autism experience and resume to:
Lisa Hutcheson, Quality Management and Personnel Coordinator
lhutcheson@autismsociety-nc.org
a DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
DSP’s provide on-on-one support to individuals with developmental disabilities. Services may include In-Home Skill Building, Supported Employment, Community Networking, Personal Care, Day Supports and Respite.


Date Posted 10/22/14

Preference given for experience with I/DD population. Applicant must be able to transport customers in personal vehicle. Applicant must have High School Diploma/GED, valid Driver’s License, and clear criminal background.
Pay ranges from $10-$16 per hour depending on service provided.
To Apply: Apply in person at 4425 Randolph Rd, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28211. A printable application can also be downloaded at inreachnc.org.
a Full time Customer Service Coordinator
The Group Home Department is looking for a full-time Customer Service Coordinator. The CSC provides support and transportation to individuals served by coordinating and completing appointments and errands; filling in for absent staff.
Pay: $10.00/hour
Essential Job Results: Ensures individual self-determination; Maintains customer confidence and protects operations; Cares for customer; Completes assignments; Coordinates provision of services; Provides recreational activities; Maintains credentials and competency needed for the position; Replaces staff during absences.


Date Posted 10/22/14

MUST HAVE MIN. ONE YEAR OF SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE and be available for overnights. High school diploma or GED; minimum one year supervisory experience; minimum one year experience working with I/DD population; valid driver’s license; able to maintain acceptable driving and criminal record To Apply: Apply in person 8:30am-4:30pm
at 4425 Randolph Rd, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28211.
A printable application can also be downloaded at inreachnc.org.
a Accounting Clerk
This full-time position will maintain records of financial transactions by establishing and maintaining accounts, posting transactions and preparing reports. Must be detail oriented and very organized; must be a self-starter. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) required. Experience with QuickBooks and Excel preferred


Date Posted 9/6/14

High school diploma or GED; minimum one year experience in accounting and accounting systems; possess a valid driver’s license; maintain acceptable driving and criminal record; preference given for experience.
Pay: $11.00-$13.00 per hour, depending on experience
To Apply: Apply in person at 4425 Randolph Rd, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28211. A printable application can also be downloaded at inreachnc.org.
a Community Coach
Provide high quality coaching, maximize self-determination and support the efforts of individuals served by assisting in all phases of CAET services in selecting, participating, and monitoring interactions during community involvement. Ensures individual self-determination, oversees customer participation in assigned activities, implements Person Centered Plans for each individual served, maintains health and safety of each individual, maintains credentials and confidentiality.


Date Posted 9/6/14

High school diploma or GED, maintain safe driving record, experience working with I/DD population. Schedule: Hours vary between 10-20 per week , Mon-Fri 9a-2p
Pay: $12.00/hr
To Apply: Apply in person at 4425 Randolph Rd, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28211. A printable application can also be downloaded at inreachnc.org.



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