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  The United Arc
294 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376

local_phone Call Us: (413) 774-5558

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Direct Support Staff

The United Arc, a leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden and Worcester counties, is seeking a dynamic individual to support two young women in Greenfield, MA. The ideal candidate for this position will have a background in special needs, developmental disabilities, mental illness, or other similar experience. We are looking for a 'big sister' type who can provide positive role modeling and skill development 9 hours/week for each woman, totaling 18 hours/week. The schedule will vary, but both clients are looking for someone who will take them out to community functions. Experience providing support in community-based settings a plus.



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Direct Support Staff

The United Arc, a leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, and Worcester counties, is seeking a dynamic individual to support a young woman in Heath, MA. The ideal candidate for this position would have a background in special needs, developmental disabilities, mental illness, or other similar experience. We are looking for a 'big sister' type who can provide positive role modeling and skill development 6 hours per week. The schedule may vary, but primarily looking for 3 hours on Fridays and 3 hours on Saturday or Sunday. Experience providing support in community-based settings a plus.



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Adult Services Program Coordinator

The United Arc is seeking a dynamic and team-oriented individual to supervise and support activities of direct care staff; provide leadership and support to inspire staff to reach full potential; be responsible for overall program and well-being of consumers assigned; channel information to other staff and program director; facilitate communication with outside agencies and providers; train new staff; assure that they attend all mandatory trainings, and maintain all certifications; accurate record-keeping is a must.



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Maintenance Staff

Maintenance Staff Associate - The United Arc, a leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden and Worcester counties is seeking dynamic, team-oriented individuals for its Property Maintenance Staff. Our Maintenance Department provides routine maintenance, repair, and janitorial duties at our agency's office, program, and residential sites. Our Maintenance Department is based out of our Greenfield, MA workshop and will travel to various properties as needed during the shift. Part-time and full-time opportunities available.



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Individual Companion

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 person to serve as an Individual Companion for a client in it's Adult Services Program located in Greenfield, MA. The Individual Companion would assist our client to develop and maintain connections in the community and their pursuit of individual interests.



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Parent Educator

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 and team-oriented individual. The Positive Parenting Program supports parents with learning differences throughout Massachusetts. This position would primarily serve families in Franklin and Worcester Counties. The potential candidate would have a caseload of 6-8 families receiving services through the Positive Parenting Program. This would include families who receive Parent Education, Supervised Visitation, or reside in our Community Living Program.



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Personal Care Assistant

The United Arc, a leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is seeking a Personal Care Assistant in the North Quabbin region to assist a gentleman in Orange, Massachusetts. We are looking for 2 direct support staff, 19 hours per week-day, evening and weekend hours-to provide direct support services to this gentleman in his provider's home.



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Early Morning Helper

The United Arc, a leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is seeking an individual (preferably from the Amherst area), experienced in preparing healthy, gluten-free, nutritional breakfast and lunches for a young man with autism along with supporting him to perform his activities of daily living (showering/dressing/house-hold chores) each morning 6:30-9:00.



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Adult Services Program Manager

The United Arc, a leading provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden counties and the North Quabbin region of Massachusetts is seeking a dynamic, team-oriented individual for the Adult Services Program. The Program Manager will oversee all aspects of functions on assigned program with primary concern for health and safety of individuals 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.



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Development Intern

We are seeking a detail-oriented individual to assist with the day to day Development functions. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about resource development, marketing, and event organizing, and may be particularly appealing to those with interests in the fields of fundraising, communication, organizational history. This position will assist the Development & Events Coordinator in the areas of data entry, assistance with event logistics, department mailings, digitalizing and summarizing historical records, and other administrative duties as directed by the Development & Events Coordinator. Photography and digital editing skills preferred.



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Positive Parenting Coordinator

The United Arc provides direct services and advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Positive Parenting services are part of the Family Support Department. Family Support services empower families and enhance their capacity to care for a family member with disabilities. Positive Parenting services have a specific focus on families headed by one or more parents with an intellectual, learning or other functional disability. Positive Parenting services enhance the capacity of parents so that they may successfully raise their children, maintain stable homes and keep their families intact or maintain a healthy relationship with a child that lives outside of the home of their birth parents.



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Adult Companion

Seeking experienced and compassionate female to provide direct support services to a young woman in Greenfield. Someone who is energetic and familiar with local community events is preferred. Skill supports will include activities of daily living and public safety. 4 hours per week in the afternoon. Pay rate $14.00 per hour.



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Respite Provider

Are you interested in joining a dynamic team of people supporting an active young man with autism? We are seeking a mature person whose job responsibilities will include engagement in a variety of community activities in the Amherst area, assistance with household chores, self-care, and participating, overseeing, and being a mentor for his work as a farmer! Approximately 20 hours a week, hours will vary and may include late afternoons, evenings and weekends. This is a part time position that pays $14 per hour plus a generous benefits and time off package.



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Parent Support and Recovery Specialist

This role provides support and oversight of our Transitional Living program, individual counseling, group facilitation, community outreach, case management, and more, ensuring parents receive and/or are linked to the programs and services they need. Requires flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.



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Direct Care Staff

The United Arc is seeking a dynamic and team-oriented individual to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities in a residential living situation. Second shifts, overnights and weekend shifts are available.



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Family Support Specialist

The United Arc is seeking a spirited team-player for its Family Support Centers in Franklin County and the North Quabbin region. Family Support Specialist is responsible for community outreach, case management, client-resource connection, etc. Position requires a flexible schedule, and candidates must be able to travel throughout our region.



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Shared Living Provider

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.

The United Arc supports individual choice, self-expression, and enhanced independence while fostering and promoting positive relationships, personal growth, and expansion of skills and experience.



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