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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. Direct Care Coordinator We are currently seeking a full-time, 37 1/2 hour/week, Direct Care Coordinator to work with individuals located on Cape Cod, with our home office based in Hyannis. 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 and fingerprint background check
    · Must currently have or complete 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
    · 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

  2. Direct Care Support

    We are currently seeking per diem Direct Care Support staff to work 10 to 15 hours per week for individuals we serve in the Hyannis, Yarmouth, Falmouth, and other areas of Cape Cod. Depending on an individual’s service plan, support may include companionship, assistance with personal hygiene, functional mobility, and/or coaching on life skills for living as independently as possible.

    We offer:

    · Flexible schedule
    · Opportunity for additional work hours
    · Competitive pay

    Requirements for the job include:

    · A high school diploma or GED
    · Age 18 or older
    · Excellent references
    · A current driver’s license and proof of auto insurance
    · Passing a CORI and fingerprint background check
    · Must have CPR and First Aid certification or attend our training program to obtain certification
    · A desire to serve and make a difference in the lives of others

    We do not require job related experience; however, related experience is a plus.

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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