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A job where you make a lasting difference in someone else’s life isn’t a job at all—it’s a purpose.

Give your day a sense of purpose and fulfillment by applying for one of our open positions today.

We are a nonprofit organization that has helped people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families for more than 60 years.  Our mission is to promote and protect the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively support their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetime. 

Positions Available

  1. Assistant Representative Payee

    We are currently seeking a full-time Assistant Representative Payee to assist with administering our Representative Payee program. Under the program, we manage Social Security, Veteran’s, and other financial benefits on behalf of individuals who are unable to manage their own finances. The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Representative Payee are to:
    • Work with individuals and their Direct Care Coordinators in developing a monthly budget to cover the cost of housing, food, and other expenses, and to review and amend the budget as needed twice per year
    • Process monthly and weekly payments for rent, utilities, and personal needs via checks or online
    • Record all transactions into individual accounts in Quicken
    • Reconcile all bank accounts maintained on behalf of individuals monthly
    • Collect monthly bank statements from individuals who have personal bank accounts and weekly pay stubs from individuals who work
    • Review requests from Direct Care Coordinators for PEX cards and checks to cover costs for groceries, monthly necessities, and personal requests, and recommend whether the requests should be approved based on the established monthly budget
    • Maintain and account for all receipts, which are required to show how funds requested on behalf of individuals were spent
    • Provide monthly expense registers and PEX registers to Direct Care Coordinators, who must review them with individuals and have the individuals sign and return to the Representative Payee
    • Submit Social Security monthly reports online that explain how all funds were spent with respect to housing, food, utilities, clothing, education, medical, etc.
    • Mail Social Security Status Change forms approved by the Representative Payee to Social Security and Massachusetts State Supplement Program
    • Advocate for an individual in the event the individual needs assistance with a collection agency
    • Maintain current records for the Social Security Administration and assist in preparing reports/audits for annual re-determination appointments
    Job requirements are:
    • High school diploma or GED – Associates Degree in behavioral sciences or accounting a plus
    • Three years of extensive practical work experience in bookkeeping, accounting, or other field where detail attention to numbers is required
    • Working knowledge of financial systems, Word, and Excel
    • Working knowledge of personal budgeting and bank practices
    • Ability to establish rapport quickly with individuals served, co-workers, and related agencies
    • Passing a CORI background check
    • A desire to serve and make a difference in the lives of others
    We offer:
    • A flexible work week
    • Competitive pay
    • Competitive benefits, including 100% paid employee only medical and dental coverage, group term life and AD&D, and short-term disability insurances, and vacation and other time off benefits
    Job Type: Full-time

  2. Direct Care Coordinator

    If you are looking for a job in which you can make a lasting difference in people’s lives, join The Arc of Cape Cod as a Direct Care Coordinator.

    We are currently seeking one full-time and one part-time Direct Care Coordinator to work with individuals located on Cape Cod, with our home office based in Hyannis. The regular hours per week for the full-time position is 37 ½ hours, and for the part-time position, 25 hours. Responsibilities include:

    • Establishing positive, professional, objective, and supportive working relationships with individuals being served and their families
    • Engaging in activities with individuals that assist them in living independently in their communities
    • Ensuring individuals seek and receive adequate health care and follow up, including attending medical appointments and discharge meetings following any hospitalizations
    • Anticipating and handling critical episodes in individuals’ lives that may involve crisis intervention
    • Carrying a 24 hot or back up phone during designated rotation weeks
    • Assisting individuals in acquiring and maintaining entitlements such as Social Security benefits, MassHealth, fuel assistance, and transitional assistance
    • Assisting individuals in obtaining services such as day habilitation, employment assistance, and home health aide services
    • Serving as liaison for individuals whose finances are handled by a Rep-Payee and assisting with annual paperwork
    • Maintaining positive relationships with other agencies, human service providers, mental health providers, and local court systems
    • Maintaining accurate and timely progress notes, weekly schedules, and timesheets

    Job requirements are:

    • Five years of job related experience or Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field plus one year of job related experience or any combination of five years of education and experience
    • A working knowledge of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness, autism spectrum disorder, and/or co-occurring disorders
    • Ability to work independently and to prioritize work
    • Ability to establish rapport quickly with individuals served, employers, providers, and related agencies
    • A good driving record and proof of auto insurance
    • Passing a CORI background check
    • Must complete and pass CPR, First Aid, Fire Safety, Human Rights, and DDPC training
    • A desire to serve and make a difference in the lives of others

    We offer:

    • A flexible work week
    • Competitive pay
    • Allowance for gas expenses
    • If full-time, competitive benefits, including 100% paid employee only medical and dental coverage, group term life and AD&D, and short-term disability insurances, and vacation and other time off benefits

  3. Direct Care Support
    If you are looking for a job in which you can make a lasting difference in people’s lives, join The Arc of Cape Cod as a Direct Care Support.

    We are currently seeking a part-time Direct Care Support for the Falmouth area to provide a wheelchair bound individual companionship and assistance with physical therapy exercises. We offer:

    • A flexible schedule of 7 ½ hours
    • Competitive pay at $14 per hour

    Requirements for the job include:

    • A high school diploma or GED
    • Age 18 or older
    • Excellent references
    • A good driving record and proof of auto insurance
    • Passing a CORI background check
    • A desire to serve and make a difference in the lives of others

    We do not require job related experience; however, experience is a plus. In addition, the ability to speak fluent Vietnamese is a plus. Training will be provided, including CPR and first aid training and training on using the translation service.

Please follow the link below and submit a preliminary application if you are interested in our open positions. 

The Arc of Cape Cod is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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