The Arc of Washington County
  • Hagerstown, MD, USA
  • $12.00 - $12.61
  • Hourly
  • Full Time / Part Time


Essential Organization Now Hiring
Next Training Class - 4/13/2020
Application Deadline 4/5/2020 @ Midnight

It's easy to apply - 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! Most of our openings are entry level direct care positions that start at $12.00 per hour - No Experience Necessary.

We have taken preventative measures to protect the health of the people we support, our staff, and applicants.  Conducting Phone and Video Interviews Now and are making job offers based on those interviews! Our next new hire class begins April 13, 2020 - Application deadline April 5, 2020 @ Midnight. Our Next New Hire Class starts  April 27, 2020.

It's not too early to apply to line up a job for the summer, and beyond! Our next several New Hire classes during the summer begin  May 11, 2020, May 26, 2020, June 8, 2020 & June 22, 2020. 


Do you want to be more involved with the community?  Do you want to make a difference in others' lives?  If you answered yes to either of these questions, then The Arc of Washington County has perfect summer job opportunities for you! As a recognized leader in the field of developmental disabilities for over 60 years, The Arc-WC is looking for enthusiastic people to be part of our team of over 600 employees helping the 700 people we support to realize their hopes and dreams.

These direct care career opportunities will provide support to individuals with disabilities to live/work as independently as possible in a variety of settings, by assisting them in developing new skills to reach their goals.  We have Full-Time and Part-Time positions available.  The ideal summer help staff would be someone who can complete training and work additional hours during the summer, then continue working either full time or part time when summer is over. Work hours include afternoons into evenings and weekend hours. Overnight shifts are also available. Pay rates for these positions ranges from $12.00 - $12.61 per hour but begin with $11.00 per hour for the initial training period. Please note that positions on the upper end of this scale may require some previous experience.


Depending on the exact position, a High School Diploma/GED is preferred or required. Most of these are entry-level positions with no experience required. However, some do require one year of working with developmental disabilities or a similar population. Must be 18 (21 For Children's Program) years old or older, have a valid driver's license along with two (2) years of driving experience, and a 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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