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

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Get off for Thanksgiving, and our December class will be finished training before Christmas if you apply now, are offered a position and start during one of our next New Hire Classes on 11/18/19 or 12/9/19.  We want to hire 52 new staff before the end of the year to fill various openings.

Our Supervisors are anxious to meet with you if you qualify and our entry level pay rate is now $12 per hour! As mentioned in previous job postings, every day is a Hiring Event at The Arc M-F 9:00 am - 3:00 pm! Please complete our initial 3 minute questionnaire, and submit your work history or resume for this position on-line; or just stop by our office, at 820 Florida Ave, Hagerstown, MD, to fill out an application. 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 also 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.

The successful candidate will also need to pass a reading comprehension and math test, background check, pre-employ. screenings including drug screen. Must also be able to become certified as a Residential Child and Youth Care Practitioner in the State of MD. Position requires lifting, transferring, and the ability to provide direct care and implement proper restraint techniques to ensure persons served health and safety. 2 wks. paid specialized training (Held M-F 8:30 am 5:00 pm), competitive benefits & tuition reimbursement offered. 

 

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