A great career means different things to different people. For some, it’s the opportunity to do extraordinary work or to develop challenging new skill sets. For others, it’s the ability to make a difference in people’s lives or to take on growing levels of responsibility and leadership.
However you define your professional goals, at The Arc of Shelby, you have the opportunity to achieve them. Please send a cover letter, your resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
LIFE SKILLS COACH – RESIDENTIAL (Direct Care Position – need for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts)
Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, the Life Skills Coach is responsible for supervision and coaching/training of individuals with developmental disabilities. Provides necessary guidance to individuals with developmental disabilities to assist in progress toward reaching of life goals. Assists in designing instruction methods based on measurable objectives, maintains records of participant progress. May travel to, and work with clients in community, program sites, or in their homes. Responsible for providing a range of services to adults with developmental disabilities that could include but not be limited to:
- Volunteer Work instruction
- Mobility Training
- Community Activities
- Life Skills instruction
- Personal Care Assistance
EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST (30 hours per week)
Under the supervision of the Employment Coordinator, the Job Coach/Employment Specialist will be responsible for assisting participants of The Arc of Shelby County’s Employment program through the successful completion in attaining and retaining competitive employment opportunities in the community. The Employment Specialist will also be responsible, as assigned, to provide extended services to clients who have gained and retain community employment. This position will include marketing of The Arc’s program to employers in Shelby County.
COMMUNITY INCLUSION SPECIALIST
Under the supervision of the Director of New Visions Services, is responsible developing a monthly calendar of activities for program participants. Responsible for developing creative training techniques to address individual goals, instructing life skills coaches on how to implement the training techniques, and coaching/training of individuals with developmental disabilities on program objectives. This may include virtual services as needed. Provides necessary guidance to individuals with developmental disabilities to assist in progress toward reaching of life goals. Assists in designing instruction methods based on measurable objectives, maintains records of participant progress. May travel to, and work with clients in community, program sites, or in their homes.
The Special Instructor is a professional working in the Early Intervention Program of The Arc of Shelby County, providing special instruction supports to infants and toddlers with developmental delays, including evaluations and assessments, functional supports to families and children and other such services.