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

Yes


Hiring Event - December 10, 2019 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Get a New Career in the New Year

Just five (5) Outreach Worker openings left that we would like to fill in the month of January 2020! Our Next Hiring Event will be December 10, 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 January 6, 2020.  If you can't start then, our next class just a short two weeks away beginning January 20, 2020.

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. Also, our entry level pay rate is $12 per hour!

For those who do apply online or stop by our office in advance there may be time to conduct a phone interview or even have an in-person interview before the event.


Description:

Work in a creative Outreach program providing in-home and community based supports, assisting persons with disabilities (some with hearing/speech impairments) to maintain and increase their levels of independence. These activities would include such things as assisting with skill building: cooking, cleaning, laundry, personal care, medical appointments, grocery shopping, learning how to utilize public transportation and access to other services.  This position works as a part of a team of staff who will continually assess and meet the persons' served needs.

We have Full Time and Relief positions available.  We are looking for staff to work:

Full time 30-35 hours Monday Friday. Shift would begin at 2:00 working until 8:30 or 9 OR Relief positions on the  weekends Sat/Sun. 

Must be flexible based on program needs.

Pay rate of $12.00 per hour for supporting people with general disabilities, $13-$15 per hour when supporting people with hearing impairments for those fluent in American Sign Language. 

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. Applicants providing support to people with hearing/speech impairments would need to be able to carry on a conversation in American Sign Language.

Must also be 18 years old or older, and have a valid driver's license along with two (2) years of driving experience and a good driving history. The successful candidate must also 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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