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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 Positive Parenting, Athol:

    Family and Youth Services Case Worker for Positive Parenting, Athol – 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 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.

    · Bilingual Spanish/English speaking preferred.

    · 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. 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, resume and salary requirements by email to hr@theunitedarc.org or by mail attention Human Resources at The United Arc, 294 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376.

    The United Arc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities encouraged to apply.

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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:

    · Associates degree or high school diploma / GED or equivalent years of relevant experience.

    · 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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    Family and Youth Services Case Worker for Positive Parenting – Holyoke:

    Join a Western Massachusetts leader in Intellectual and Developmental Disability services. Family and Youth Services Case Worker for Positive Parenting – Holyoke – 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 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.

    · Acceptable 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, resume and salary requirements by email to hr@theunitedarc.org or by mail attention Human Resources at The United Arc, 294 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376.

    The United Arc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities encouraged to apply.

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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.
    • 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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    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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