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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--Counterpoint Department

Did you know...Autism affects 1 in every 68 children and 1 in every 42 boys? Autism is the fast growing developmental disorder in the U.S. Come work hand in hand with us as a mentor and trainer in this growing field.

Now hiring for the growing Autism Department.

We are looking for passionate individuals who want a fulfilling job teaching community awareness, daily living, communication and social skills to individuals with Autism.

This is your chance to make a huge difference in another's life!

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

Higher pay rate based on prior experience or an automatic raise with completion of our training program.

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Registered Nurse - Renovations

Registered Nurse: Renovations Department
Location: Springfield, MO

Registered Nurse needed to coordinate medical services for individuals with developmental disabilities in Residential Facilities.  Previous psychiatric experience a plus. Flexible hours, competitive salary, and excellent benefits package.


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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, Marshfield, Mountain Grove, 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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Behavioral Support Technician--Renovations Department

 

Ongoing hiring in Springfield 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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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.

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Behavioral Support Technician--Joplin Division

Ongoing hiring in Joplin for people who want to make a positive change in others' lives.

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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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.

 

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Direct Support Professional--Monett Division

Looking for dedicated individuals in the Monett area.

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.

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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Janitor

Location:  Springfield Administrative Offices

Full-Time nights and weekends.

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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Program Supervisor--Residential

Seeking an Energetic and Creative Supervisor Passionate about Improving the Lives of Others.

Location: Springfield, MO

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Human Services field preferred. Work experience providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities preferred. At least 1 year experience required. Competitive wages and excellent benefit package.

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Human Resources Recruiter

Exciting new opportunity!

We are now looking for an upbeat HR professional to join our recruitment team!

This position requires partnering with departments to meet their hiring needs by recruiting, interviewing, and assisting new employees. Must be an active member of the Springfield community in order to reach out to potential candidates. Work with managers and directors to be a support system for their employees. Responsible for data entry, record keeping, and generation and upkeep of reports.

Minimum Requirements: Must be capable of being a strong team player. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with the public, management, and other personnel. Ability to be creative and efficient in a fast-paced Human Resources office. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a human resources/human services major preferred. At least one year's experience in a human resources/recruiter capacity is required.

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Budget Coordinator

Full-Time Budget Coordinator position now open in Springfield.

Work for a company that makes a difference every day!

The person in this position will perform accounting work in the recording and reporting of financial transactions and budgetary controls for assigned funds and Arc departments. He or she will review and track work site budgets, review and assist in billing issues, and assist in the preparation of financial report statements and analyses pertaining to work site budgets, budget issues, billing issues, and any other relevant data.

Requirements: Associates Degree in accounting or 3 years bookkeeping/accounting experience. Working knowledge of PC, Microsoft Excel and Word. Experience in accounting software preferred.

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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

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Training Assistant

 

Join our training team!

Part-Time Administration Position. Monday-Friday, flexible hours.

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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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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Registered Nurse--Residential Department

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

We are now looking for 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

Health insurance offered to those who work over 30 hours.

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Licensed Practical Nurse--Residential Department

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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