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Employment with The Arc of the Ozarks isn’t just a job. It’s a career path that revolves around you helping others to make positive changes in their lives. No matter where in the company you work—be it entry-level, supervisory, or administration—you will leave each day knowing you made a difference.

We are a mission-based company, focused solely on supporting individuals with disabilities in directing their own lives as valued members of the community.

We strive to promote from within and care about each and every employee. We want to help you help others.

Other benefits of working for The Arc include:

All Staff:

  • Paid orientation and training classes
  • Flexible schedule
  • Retirement plan with employer-match
  • Discounted AAA membership
  • 8% off Verizon and AT&T Service Bill
  • Competitive pay

Staff working 30 hours or above:

  • Health Insurance

Staff working 40 hours:

  • Health, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • 6 Paid holidays
  • Paid day off for birthday
  • Discounted Cox gym membership

Salaried Staff:

  • Employer-paid life insurance

The Arc of the Ozarks is a Drug Free Workplace. We do pre-employment drug screening.

Direct Support Professionals (Entry-level)

Ongoing hiring for our Residential Program.

Assist individuals with developmental disabilities in directing their own lives out in the community. We provide services in group home settings as well as individualized supported living environments. Our locations span the Ozarks with homes in Bolivar, Joplin, Marshfield, Mountain Grove, Monett, Ozark, and Springfield.

Flexible hours available since we provide round-the-clock care. Shifts include days, evenings, overnights, and weekends. Full- and part-time availability.

Experience working with individuals with developmental and behavioral disorders is desired, but we provide all the paid training you need to thrive.

Requirements: HS degree, insured driver able to obtain E license, and 18 years or older.

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Job Coach (Entry-level)

We are now hiring part-time job coach positions in our Employment Solutions department.

Shifts: Day, Evening and Weekend, flexibility in work schedule necessary.

You will instruct and supervise individuals 1:1 or as a crew at various work sites, promoting development of work and social skills.

Must be dependable with excellent attendance, able to give directions,operate mechanical equipment as needed, and able to lift up to 75lbs.

Requirements: HS degree, insured driver able to obtain E license, and 18 years or older.

Starting Wage: $8.65/hr PT

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Community Connections Day Program and Community Integration (Entry-level)

Now hiring passionate, creative individuals for our Community Integration Program.

Join a team that assists people living in the local community to develop independent living skills. Previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred, but we will give you all the training you need to succeed at your job.

Shifts: PT and Sub, mainly days, evenings, and weekends. Requires some flexibility with available hours.

Location: Currently looking for people in the Ozark area, as well as Springfield and surrounding regions

Requirements: HS degree, insured driver able to obtain E license, and 18 years or older.

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Summer Camp Counselors (Entry-Level, Seasonal)

Energetic, creative and dependable individuals to provide hands-on care to children and young adults with developmental disabilities in a day camp setting. Activities include bowling, fishing, rock-climbing, community fieldtrips, swimming and much, much more.

Training begins end of May. Camp sessions are from beginning of June - July and July - August.

Pay Rate: $8.15

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

Hours are subject to change depending upon the day's activities

Must have proof of high school graduation or GED, licensed and insured driver with ability to obtain the class E license, and at least 18 years old.

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CounterPoint Autism (Entry-Level)

Now hiring for the growing Autism Department. Work with our individuals by teaching community awareness, daily living, and communication and social skills.

You will make a difference every single day.

Must be able to work flexible hours, since our consumers need round-the-clock care. Shifts ranging from days, evenings, weekends, and overnights.

Education and experience working with individuals with autism, behavioral and developmental disorders is preferred, but we will give you all the paid training you need to succeed with our company.

Must have HS degree, be an insured driver, and 18 years or older.

Automatic raise with completion of training.

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Renovations Dual-Diagnosis (Entry-Level)

Ongoing hiring in Springfield and Joplin areas for dedicated individuals who want to help change people's lives.

Positions are in home settings providing support to young adult men and women with a dual diagnosis of a developmental disability and a mental/behavioral disorder. Assist our consumers with everything from basic hygiene to budgeting and beyond. Our goal is to help our consumers be as independent as possible.

Full-Time, part-time, and sub openings available for day, evening, weekend, and overnight shifts.

Education and experience working with behavioral and developmental disorders is preferred, but we will provide all the paid training you need to excel here.

Must have HS degree, be an insured driver, and 18 years or older.

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Registered Nurse

Want to get in on the ground floor of a flourishing department?

We are now looking for FT (40 hrs.) and PT RNs to oversee the individuals living in our 6-bed medically fragile group home.

Be part of a dynamic team with a flexible schedule, opportunities for advancement, and very competitive pay.

Shifts: 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, and 11pm-7am

Full benefits package for those who work 40 hours, health insurance offered to those who work over 30 hours.

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Location:  Springfield Administrative Offices

Part-time, days

Requires:  Responsible for cleaning and maintaining offices. Previous janitorial experience is preferred.  Must be at least 18 years of age or older, have a high school diploma or GED, and a licensed and insured driver.

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LPN - Springfield

Location: Springfield, MO

Full-Time and Part-Time

Provide medical support services to individuals with disabilities who are medically fragile in a group home setting in north Springfield. Educational training or related experience working with persons having developmental disabilities is beneficial.
Must be a licensed and insured driver. Competitive wages.

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Apartment Manager

Now hiring for an Apartment Manager in Nixa, MO. Position includes apartment with paid utilities.

Full-time, salaried position with excellent benefits package.

Key Responsibilities: Supporting persons having various disabilities to live independently.

Requirements: High School Diploma or Equivalent, previous experience assisting persons with disabilities.

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Accounting Clerk II

Full-Time Accounting Clerk position now open.

Work for a company that makes a difference every day!

Is responsible for accurate posting of detailed customer receipts, assisting in the billing of customer invoices, reviewing problem billing, and communicating with the necessary individual. Must have ability to use Microsoft computer applications. Previous accounting experience required.

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Director of Rivendale

Applications are being accepted for a full-time Director for Rivendale, a therapeutic treatment center and day school for children with autism spectrum disorders.

This position will function as the Qualified Educational Professional with overall responsibility for the development and implementation of educational and treatment plans for the individuals served by Rivendale.

Requires 6 years' experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and a master's degree in special education.

Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package offered.

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Nurse Educator

Responsible for assisting the administrative, supervisory, and direct support staff education regarding the medical needs and care of individuals with developmental disabilities. These medical needs include proper medication administration, medical training, and continued skills training for nurses in other residential programs.

Must have at least 3 years' experience in the provision of nursing services and be in possession of a current license and registration as a registered nurse issued by the State of Missouri.

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Training Assistant

Join our training team!

This position is responsible for assisting with data management and data entry for the training department.

Requirements: Be a minimum of 18 years old, possess a H.S. diploma or GED, be a licensed and insured driver. Must also have basic computer knowledge and a minimum of 1 year clerical experience.

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Team Manager - Renovations (Kansas City)

Locations:  Grain Valley, MO (Kansas City)

FT Salaried Position:  Requires flexibility in work hours. 

 A Team Manager provides support to individuals with developmental disabilities and mental illness by:

  • support individuals through crisis intervention skills
  • assists and supervises support staff in their job duties
  • provides management and supervision to clients in a residential setting
  • implements and supervises planned habilitation activities
  • works collaboratively with Springfield office to ensure consistency

Requirements:  Individual chose for this position will provide support to individuals with developmental disabilities and mental illness as well as supervise staff in a group home setting. High School Diploma/GED is required, Bachelors Degree in human service field is preferred. Requires experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.


Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience. Excellent benefit package offered.



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Exciting new opportunity!

Now hiring for the position of Controller with The Arc of the Ozarks.

The Controller is responsible for the management and supervision of all the financial activities of The Arc of the Ozarks. Work may involve monitoring of contracts, direct purchase, and supervision of purchasing of materials and services for The Arc of the Ozarks. The person in this position is expected to exercise direct supervision over the accounting department.

Requirements: Thorough knowledge of current accounting and auditing procedures, the Missouri Department of Mental Health financial and billing procedures, and payroll maintenance and payment procedures, with an emphasis on current Federal and State Department of Labor rules and regulations. Must also have a degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major emphasis in business administration, accounting, finance, or related fields plus five years' experience in a supervisory capacity in office management, accounting, or business management, preferably with some of this experience in the not-for-profit area.

Call Human Resources with any further questions.

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Job Developer

If you are a decisive person with public relations skills and a passion for helping others, this job is for you.

Come work for our Employment Solutions Department as a Job Developer. Promote and develop employment opportunities for program participants by contacting employers to determine what job opportunities exist or can be created for program participants. Analyze these employment opportunities in order to facilitate job matching.

Requirements: Must be able to exercise independent judgment and initiative. Must have a H.S. diploma or GED. College/University credit in psychology, business, or rehabilitation is preferred. Must have valid chauffeur's license with an acceptable driving record. Must have a dependable vehicle to use for work, with at least liability insurance on that vehicle.

Location: Springfield

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