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 jobs@thearcofshelby.org.

Open Positions

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

Full Job Description Here


EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST (Full time – 40 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.

Full Job Description Here


SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST (Either Part or Full Time Available)

The Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) is a professional working in The Arc of Shelby County’s Early Intervention program, providing community-based instruction and coaching to families and infants and toddlers with developmental delays.  The SLP regularly communicates with other EI team members in order to provide coordinated services to families and children.  

Part-Time Job Description Here

Full-Time Job Description Here