The Arc employs over 350 people in the Adirondacks! The Arc is one of the area's largest not-for-profit human service organizations. We are always recruiting for qualified employees interested in a career with a purpose. At the Arc you will experience a friendly work environment, stable employment, skill enhancement and opportunities for advancement. The Adirondack Arc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about current employment opportunities. Please contact The Adirondack Arc Personnel office at 518-359-3351.
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18 years of age, or High School graduate or equivalent. May be required to have a valid NYS driver's license and adequate transportation. Possess adequate communication skills.
Someone who has a positive attitude, works in the best interest of people, is self-confident, interactive, mature, caring, a good listener, responsible, and seeks new knowledge. General Support responsibilities:
Responsible for supporting people in the attainment of their individual outcomes and desires. Candidates will work to establish a positive relationship with each person and assist them in their day-to-day routines within their home and community.
Acts as a liaison between the person and his/her family, and other support networks. Responsible for supporting people in the attainment of their individual outcomes and desires.
Responsible for working for staff to assure that each person we serve is choosing and achieving their personal outcomes in their home and community. Facilitates support networks for people we serve. Participates in on-call management rotation.
Works for staff to help plan, organize, hire, coordinate, direct, report and budget all phases of services assigned, in the best interest of the people served. Is responsible for the continuous direction, and daily operation. Ensures that quality of life is maintained, policies and philosophy are met. Participates in on-call management rotation.
Advocate for effective use of the medical care system. Ensure adherence to preventive health care plans. Organize and monitor individual medical regimens. Provide training to staff and residents.
A 1:1 Aide is responsible for working directly with a specific child, meeting his or her needs throughout the 5-hour school day. As directed by the teacher, an Aide follows the classroom routines and schedule, helping the child to participate to the best extent possible. An Aide can be asked to assist the teacher with other students, to implement the educational program, and to help prepare materials and the classroom for the school day's activities. An Aide also assists staff at the end of the school day in the cleaning of the spaces used. An Aide is responsible for communicating with support staff, therapists, and the teacher. An Aide is a representative of the agency and shall conduct himself/herself in an appropriate manner.
The Adirondack Arc offers qualified candidates a competitive wage with regular increases based on training and longevity. All employees are covered by Worker's Compensation, Disability and Unemployment insurance and participate in the Social Security Retirement System.
In addition, all full-time regular employees are eligible for paid vacation, sick and holiday leave; group hospitalization/major medical insurance, prescription plan, and life insurance.
The Adirondack Arc is a member of the Adirondack Regional Federal Credit Union and the Tri Lakes Federal Credit Union. All employees are eligible for membership.
All full-time employees are eligible to participate in the Adirondack Arc's Flexible Spending Accounts plan. Employees can elect to have amounts withheld from their paychecks and paid into "Spending Accounts." Amounts set aside are tax free to the employee both when withheld from the employee's paycheck, and when paid to the employee as a reimbursement with regard to expenses incurred for qualified benefits. The Adirondack Arc offers employees three Flexible Spending Account options for: (1) medical premium reduction; (2) healthcare reimbursement for out-of-pocket medical/dental/vision expenses; or (3) dependent-care reimbursement. Employees can experience a 20% cost savings by participating in these programs.
The Adirondack Arc has partnered with North Country Community College to assist Arc employees interested in pursuing a college degree. The Arc pays all tuition costs and books. The employee goes to school and studies on his or her own time. Successful students will earn an associates degree in independent studies, with a focus in developmental disabilities and human services.
For a complete explanation of our benefits package please contact Jackie Stiles at the Adirondack Arc's personnel office 518-359-3351, ext. 116.