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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 – Full Time -Turners Falls:

The United Arc, a leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden and Worcester counties of Massachusetts is seeking a dynamic, team-oriented individual to provide support services based on program or service model 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.

Minimum Qualifications –

  • Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree preferred, in Social Work, Human Services or related discipline.
  • 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.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English speaking preferred.

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

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Direct Support Professional – Northfield, MA:

Direct Support Professional – Northfield, MA – 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 a dynamic and team-oriented individual to provide services for an   individual in their own home in Northfield. Staff in this position will enable the individual to have as much control as possible over their home, provide assistance in various areas including health maintenance, money management, shopping, cooking, ADL skills, socialization, establishing meaningful relationships and community involvement. The hours for this position are 10:15 am – 5:00 pm every Tuesday. Hours for this position have been decreased due to Covid-19, but has a potential to increase in the near future.

 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.
  • Proficiency in sign language.
  • 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.
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Direct Support Professional – Rowe, MA:

Direct Support Professional – Rowe, MA – Full Time (30 hours) – 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 a dynamic and team-oriented individual to provide services for an   individual in their own home. Staff in this position will enable the individual to have as much control as possible over their 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.
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Family and Youth Services Case Worker:

Family and Youth Services Case Worker- Athol, MA –Part Time –  The United Arc, a leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden and Worcester counties of Massachusetts is seeking a dynamic, team-oriented individual to provide support services based on program or service model 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.

Minimum Qualifications –

  • Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree preferred, in Social Work, Human Services or related discipline.
  • 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.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English speaking a plus.
  • Acceptable driving record, valid driver’s license and access to an automobile.
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Direct Support Professional- Amherst:

Job Description: The United Arc is seeking a dynamic and team-oriented individual to provide services for an active, energetic young man with autism living in Amherst who enjoys outdoor recreational activities.  Staff in this position will support him at home and in the community. Responsibilities include providing assistance in cooking, ADL skills, outdoor work, recreation, community involvement, and behavioral support. This position is 20 hours per week depending on the applicant. Hours are flexible and may include late afternoons, evenings and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or equivalent years of relevant experience.
  • At least 3 years relevant experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges.
  • Strong communication skills, reliability and patience.
  • Acceptable driving record, valid driver’s license and access to an automobile that can be used to transport.
  • Acceptable CORI and fingerprint check required.
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Program Coordinator:

Job Description: The United Arc, a leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden and Worcester counties of Massachusetts, is seeking a dynamic individual that will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of operations for an assigned program with primary concern for health and safety of individuals or families being served, fiscal responsibility, staff training and development, compliance with state and federal regulations, licensing and contracts to ensure quality program and service delivery, sound fiscal administration, ongoing supervision and training of staff, safety and security, facility management, business and community relations and resource development.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Masters preferred, in Social Work, Human Services or related discipline.
  • Minimum three years’ experience working with families and individuals with special needs, with at least one-year supervisory experience, preferably in a nonprofit environment.
  • Demonstrated ability in personnel supervision and recruitment as well as retention of qualified personnel.
  • Experience in community outreach and program oversight.
  • 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.
  • Acceptable CORI and fingerprint check required.
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Shared Living Provider:

Job Description: The United Arc is currently looking for an anyone who would like to include another person in their life, including families with children, retirees, people currently living alone, with friends or with a partner.

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Direct Support Professional – Greenfield, MA:

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 enable 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.
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Clinician:

Job Description: The United Arc is seeking a dynamic, team-oriented individual to provide its clinical services. Primarily responsible for providing clinical services for the individuals and families we serve. Preparation and implementation of behavior plans, clinical assessments and services, participating in critical psychiatric appointments, attending required individual and team meetings, and providing training and support for staff, individuals, and caregivers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Education, Social Work, Psychology or related clinical disciplines; or within one year of attaining.
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW),
  • Licensed Psychologist, or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or within three years of attaining.
  • Minimum two years’ experience working with families and individuals with special needs preferably in a nonprofit environment. Specific education/experience in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA),
  • Functional Behavior Analysis (FBA), development and implementation of behavior intervention plans, medication treatment plans, data collection and analysis and the oversight and training of staff regarding same.
  • 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.
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