The Arc of Washington County
  • Hagerstown, MD, USA
  • $12.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Yes


Hiring Event - November 19, 2019 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Last Chance for a New Career Before the End of the Year

We still need to hire 6 new staff for this position before the end of the year to fill various openings! Our Next Hiring Event will be November 19, 2019, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, at our offices on 820 Florida Ave, Hagerstown, MD! People who  are offered a position during this event, will be able to start as early as December 9, 2019 and this training will be over before Christmas! If you can't start then, our next class begins January 6, 2020.

Our Supervisors are anxious to meet with you if you qualify and our entry level pay rate is now $12 per hour! Just complete our initial 3 minute questionnaire for this positions, and submit your work history or resume on-line; or just stop by our office, at 820 Florida Ave, Hagerstown, MD, to fill out an application. (As you enter our main entrance please go to the first building on the right. After you park your car, please proceed to the entrance on the far right.)  Paper applications will be available.


Description: 

The Children's Residential Program at The Arc currently serves children and young adults, primarily between the ages of 16 and 20, in five residential settings offering both high intensity services and a program model which prepares older adolescents for independent living. Staff would provide support to our children in a home-like setting, using a program tailored to each individual's particular disability/challenge. 

Starting pay for entry level positions in our Children's program is $12.00 per hour. For those who have some related experience it may be possible to start out at a higher pay level. We have Full Time, Part time, and PRN (fill-In) positions available with work hours primarily afternoons into evenings, or overnights; both include weekend hours. Day hours are also available during non-school days!

Requirements:

High School Diploma/GED required. This entry-level position requires no experience although one year of working with developmental disabilities or a similar population is preferred. Must be 21 years old or older, and have a valid driver's license along with two (2) years of driving experience and good driving history. It will also be necessary for staff to become certified as a Residential Child and Youth Care Practitioner in the State of MD.

In addition, the successful candidate must be able to attend our two weeks and three days of paid specialized training (held M-F 8:30 am 5:00 pm). Applicants also need to pass a reading comprehension and math test, a background check, and pre-employment screenings which include a drug screen and physical/fitness test. Position requires lifting and transferring (at least 50 pounds), and the ability to provide direct care and implement proper restraint techniques to ensure the health and safety of the persons served. 

 

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