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    The United Arc is a leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden and Worcester counties of Massachusetts.


    Family and Youth Services Case Worker For Youth Transition:

    Family and Youth Services Case Worker For Youth Transition – The United Arc, a leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, Berkshire and Worcester counties of Massachusetts is seeking a dynamic, team-oriented individual to provide support services to our local at risk youth population with primary concern for health and safety of individuals and/or families being served, compliance with state and federal regulations, licensing and contracts to ensure quality program and service delivery, safety and security, respect for human rights, care coordination, and community relations. In this position, staff is responsible for maintaining an ongoing caseload of youth ranging from 10 to 22 years. Primary responsibilities are to provide mentorship, guidance and support to the youth that we serve, while maintaining a professional and supportive relationship with our funder(s). We strive to make a difference in the lives of our local youth and help them work towards becoming healthy, happy and successful members of the community.

    Minimum Qualifications –

    · Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree preferred, in Human Services or 2 years of experience in a related field.

    · Experience working with youth, particularly those in the at risk population.

    · Knowledge of the Department of Children and Families or child welfare.

    · Ability to work independently.

    · Demonstrated relationship/interpersonal skills.

    · Ability to attend to multiple details within a multi-faceted environment and with diverse populations.

    · Demonstrated knowledge of computers and computer software applications.

    · Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

    · Acceptable driving record, valid driver’s license and access to an automobile.

    · Comfortable driving to new places and transporting youth/clients in your personal vehicle.

    The United Arc offers a competitive salary and excellent 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. Please send a resume by email to hr@theunitedarc.org or by mail attention Human Resources at The United Arc, 294 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376.

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    Family and Youth Services Case Worker:

    Family and Youth Services Case Worker – The United Arc, a leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, Berkshire and Worcester counties of Massachusetts is seeking a dynamic, team-oriented individual to provide in-home Parent Education and case management for parents living with a functional limitation. The position also includes supervising parent-child visits and facilitation of parent education groups as needed. There will be primary concern for health and safety of individuals and/or families being served, compliance with state and federal regulations, licensing and contracts to ensure quality program and service delivery, safety and security, respect for human rights, care coordination, and community relations. These positions are 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM with a starting rate of $16.50 per hour. Openings in our Turners Falls, Holyoke, Pittsfield, and Athol Offices.

    Minimum Qualifications –

    · Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree preferred, in Social Work, Human Services or related discipline or Minimum two years’ experience working with families and individuals with special needs.

    · Demonstrated relationship/interpersonal skills.

    · Ability to attend to multiple details within a multi-faceted environment and with diverse populations.

    · Demonstrated knowledge of computers and computer software applications.

    · Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

    · Acceptable CORI, Fingerprinting background check, and driving record

    · Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile.

    The United Arc offers a competitive salary and excellent 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. Please send a cover letter and resume by email to hr@theunitedarc.org or by mail attention Human Resources at The United Arc, 294 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376.

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    Direct Support Professional:

    Direct Support Professional – 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, Worcester and Berkshire Counties of Massachusetts, is seeking dynamic and team-oriented individuals to provide services for adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in individual’s own homes. 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:

    · High school diploma / GED.

    · 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 hr@theunitedarc.org 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.

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