The Arc of Washington County
  • Hagerstown, MD, USA
  • $12.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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

We only have one (1) opening 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.


Position Description

The Awakenings Day Program provides support to adults with Autism and challenging behaviors, who also have other intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities. This position is Full Time that pays $12.50 per hour. The work schedule for this position is variable hours M-F between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00 pm for usually 35 hours per week.

Requirements:

This is an entry-level position; however, it requires a HS Diploma or equivalent and previous experience or the ability to support adults with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities, Autism; and challenging behaviors/psychological issues. Must also be 18 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 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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