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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.

Behavioral Support Technician--Renovations Department

 

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.

Apply Online for Behavioral Support Technician--Renovations Department

Direct Support Professional--Residential Department

 

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.

Apply Online for Direct Support Professional--Residential Department

Behavioral Support Technician--Counterpoint Department

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.

Apply Online for Behavioral Support Technician--Counterpoint Department

Direct Support Professional--Community Connections

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.

Apply Online for Direct Support Professional--Community Connections

Behavior Support Technician - Kansas City (Grain Valley)

Program:  Renovations - Kansas City (Grain Valley)
               
Positions are in-home settings providing support to young adult men with a dual diagnosis of developmental disability and a mental/behavioral disorder.

Responsibilities:  Support individuals by teaching Community Awareness, Daily Living and Social Skills.

 

Full-Time Part-Time and SUB Openings:  Day, Evening-Weekend, and Overnight Shifts. Education and experience working with behavioral and developmental disorders is preferred. 

Must have HS degree, be an insured driver, and 18 years or older. Preference given to applicants with previous work experience and/or educational background in psychology, social work or criminology.

 

Apply Online for Behavior Support Technician - Kansas City (Grain Valley)

Job Coach--Employment Solutions

 

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

Apply Online for Job Coach--Employment Solutions

Certified Lifeguard

Are you a certified lifeguard?

Join our Education/Recreation department as the lifeguard who supervises open swim and conducts Aquatics classes in an indoor pool setting.

Shifts: M-F during 7:30a-5p, with occasional weekends. Part-Time.

Requirements: Lifeguard/CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification as well as First Aid certification. Availability to teach swim lessons is a plus. Must have HS Diploma/GED and be 18 years or older.

Location: Springfield

Apply Online for Certified Lifeguard

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.

Apply Online for Training Assistant

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.

Apply Online for Nurse Educator

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.

Apply Online for Director of Rivendale

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