The Arc of Washington County
  • Cumberland, MD, USA
  • $12.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

We Still Have Openings to Fill in Feb 2020!
Special Walk-In Interview Day January 22, 2020
If You Want A Career That Makes a Difference In the Lives of Others-
We Want to Hear From You!

These are entry level direct care positions that start at $12.00 per hour - No Experience Necessary. Just stop by our office, at 820 Florida Ave, Hagerstown, MD, to fill out a paper 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.)  Interviews will be conducted between 9:00 am - 3:00 pm for those who come in! Those who come in will be able to start as early as February 3, 2020!

If you cannot start on then or would like a phone interview first to find out more, just complete our initial 3 minute questionnaire for this positions, and submit your work history or resume on-line. We will review your information and get back to you asap! Our next class begins 2/17/2020!


This program provides services to more than 50 children and young adults between the ages of 6 and 21 who have Autism or mental health issues. The program is designed to integrate the individual into the community by facilitating the development of critical skills relative to independent living, social, self-care, communication and work.

These are Part Time positions 20 - 29 hours per week with work schedules Sun through Sat - variable day, afternoon, and evening hours. Pay rate of $12.00 per hour. Be able to work evenings and weekends is  a must! This is a rapidly expending program so Full Time positions could be available in the future. Work locations are available in the Cumberland MD area.


High School Diploma/GED required. This entry-level position requires a minimum of 30 calendar days experience working with autism or related disorder and 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.

In addition, the successful candidate must be able to attend our paid specialized training in its entirety, on and off during your first four (4) weeks of employment - M-F from 8:30 - 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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