Providing services to persons with intellectual and developmental
disabilities since 1956

Career Opportunities

Consider Greater Waltham Arc for employment opportunities in the field of disabilities!

We are committed to hiring superior employees to deliver services to our adult participants in day and employment programs as well as recreational services to all ages. Now in our 61st year as a provider of quality services, our emphasis on staff development includes onsite and offsite trainings as needed in a range of topics such as supervisory skills, communication skills, geriatric/Alzheimer's trainings, sign language and human rights, to name a few. Additionally, employees may access our Tuition Reimbursement benefit after six months of employment at GWArc.

Located at two sites in Waltham, MA, we offer competitive salaries and excellent training to our employees. Benefits, based upon a forty hour work week, include vacation, personal and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, health, dental, life insurance, long term disability, section 125 plan, flexible spending, 403B Tax Sheltered Annuity, and pension plan. AA/EOE

Please email cover letter and resume to
gwarc@gwarc.org or mail to Personnel, GWArc, 56 Chestnut St., Waltham, MA 02453.


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Job Title:
Programs Supervisor
Job Category:
Management
Responsibilities:
Greater Waltham Arc (GWArc) is seeking a Programs Supervisor to oversee four well established programs - Day Hab, Employment & CBDS, AFC and Recreation. Candidates must have exceptional supervisory skills and ability to manage the programming, compliance and growth of these agency programs. Organizational skills include attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects, personnel experience, outreach to funding sources and oversight of program space in two Waltham facilities. The Programs Supervisor also plans staff trainings as required/requested for workforce development. The Programs Supervisor will report to the CEO and is responsible for ongoing daily operations of the programs. Experience in Survey & Certification & CARF essential. Computer literacy and car/valid driver's license necessary.
Qualifications:
Must have strong oral and written communication skills with participants, program staff, families and other service providers.

GWArc offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, health, dental, life, long term disability, flexible spending and pension plan. AA/EOE
Additional Info:
Work Schedule: 40 hrs. per week 8-4pm M - F (no exceptions) plus flexible hours for meetings.

Starting Date:
ASAP
Salary Range:
TBD
Job Title:
Employment Program Manager
Job Category:
Employment & CBDS Program
Responsibilities:
The Employment Program Manager is responsible for assisting the Director of ECB in the planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating all aspects of the day-to-day operations of GWArc's Supported Employment Programs. Support includes supervision of the employment staff in their daily responsibilities on site, oversight of their case management tasks, transportation arrangements for GWArc participants and attendance/billing information. S/he will supervise GSE sites and the Site Supervisors and ISE staff daily including arrangements for participant transportation to sites if needed. The Program Manager position also includes requirement to substitute at group supported sites. S/he will be responsible for overseeing the development and maintenance of positive relationships with host companies and funding sources. S/he will supervise all GSE/ISE staff adhering to all GWArc Policies and Procedures and the GWArc mission, goals and strategic plan.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in related field, and 3-5 years in employment services to similar populations. Supervision experience required OR Diploma and 5-8 years direct service experience in employment services to similar population. Supervision experience required. Excellent organizational, communication and coordination skills. Ability to effectively develop and lead a team. Commitment to quality consumer services. Driver's license and car. Experience in customer relations required. Commitment to GWArc mission & goals especially the concept of community inclusion, consumer choice and self-determination. Computer literate.
Additional Info:
Work Schedule: 40 hour work week. Hours are Monday - Friday. Some flexible hours are necessary.
Salary Range:
Mid $30,000 depending on education and experience. Full benefit package.
Job Title:
Employment Coordinator
Job Category:
Employment & CBDS Program
Responsibilities:
The Program Employment Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Director of ECB in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Group Supported Employment (GSE) and Independent Supported Program (ISE). S/he is responsible for overseeing the development of Employment Services and training which will maximize job placement in the least restrictive employment setting. S/he will be responsible for overseeing the development and maintenance of positive relationships with host companies and funding sources. S/he will monitor GSE and ISE sites daily and market and secure employment sites for GWArc participants in the community. The goal of the program is to enhance independence, dignity, and safety in the community.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in related field and 3-5 years in employment services to similar populations. Supervision experience required or Diploma and 5-8 years direct service experience in employment services to similar population. Supervision Experience Required. Excellent organizational, communication and coordination skills. Ability to effectively develop and lead a team.

Other Qualifications: Excellent organizational, communication and coordination skills. Ability to effectively develop and lead a team. Commitment to quality services. Driver's license and car. Experience in customer relations required. Commitment to GWArc mission & goals especially the concept of community inclusion, consumer choice and self-determination. Computer literate. Professional appearance and presentation a must.
Additional Info:
Work Schedule: 40 hrs. flexible schedule, with additional hours if needed.
Salary Range:
Low $30,000 depending on education and experience. Full benefit package.
Job Title:
Site Supervisor
Job Category:
Employment & CBDS Program
Responsibilities:
The Site Supervisor has overall responsibility for the management of a Group Supported Employment Job Training site. Provide training and support to the site participants in order to promote their personal and professional growth. Responsibilities include maximizing the employment skills of participants, providing case management and support services. Maintain excellent relations with the Host Company. Participate as part of the Employment Team.
Qualifications:
BA/BS degree or High School diploma and two years of related experience. Good writing skills, computer literate, strong organizational and communication skills. Driver's license and car.

Other Qualifications: Vocational services background preferred but will train.
Additional Info:
Work Schedule: 40 hour work week.
Salary Range:
Low $30,000 depending on experience and education. Full benefit package.
Job Title:
CBDS Case Manager
Job Category:
CBDS Program
Job Location:
31 Woodland Road
Responsibilities:
To assist individuals to participate and benefit from Community Based Day Supports (CBDS) Program activities including Day Habilitation program therapeutic services and Community Based Day Support program activities including community access and integration based activities and associated skills such as transportation training, community safety, social inclusion and leisure and recreational activities through the implementation and development of individualized programs, plans, interventions and other scheduled program activities in a variety of settings. Maintain a case load including ISP/DHSP development and implementation and case management paperwork requirements. To enhance participants' independence, dignity, safety, personal and self care activities.
Qualifications:
B.S. in a Psychology, Special Education or related field. In lieu of a college degree a High School diploma or GED with 2 CBDS years paid work experience in a case management/direct care role with persons with Developmental or Intellectual Disabilities. Functional capability to lift, transfer, pivot and bear participants' weight in a safe manner. Ability to implement multiple behavioral plans/individualized interventions/programs in a variety of settings/environments. Ability to meet paperwork deadlines and requirements. Commitment to community inclusion and upholding the dignity of people with disabilities. Ability to obtain/maintain certification in non-violent restraint, CPR/First Aid and Human Rights Officer training. Ability to work in a team environment. Good time management, organizational and communication skills (both oral and written). Valid driver's license required, access to a car, ability to drive agency van.
Additional Info:
Work Schedule: 40 hour work week; Hours are Monday - Friday. Some flexible hours are necessary.
Salary Range:
Low $30,000 depending on education and experience. Full benefit package.
Job Title:
Developmental Disabilities Assistant
Job Category:
Day Habilitation
Job Location:
56 Chestnut Street
Responsibilities:
The Developmental Disabilities Assistant assists participant(s) to participate and benefit from Day Habilitation activities through the implementation of Program routines, and other daily scheduled program activities; enhances participants' independence, dignity and safety by assisting participant(s) in personal and self care activities and during transitions to and from program activities. The Developmental Disabilities Assistant is expected to perform job duties consistent with GWArc policies and procedures and participant individualized plans and interventions.
Qualifications:
Associates Degree and 1-2 years of paid or unpaid experience working with people with disabilities or in a care giving/teaching role or H.S./GED with 3-5 years related experience.

Other Qualifications: Functional capability to lift, transfer, pivot and bear participant(s) weight in a safe manner. Able to work effectively within a variety of settings. Commitment to community inclusion and upholding the dignity of people with disabilities. Flexible and able to respond to a variety of requests.
Additional Info:
Work Schedule: 32.5 hour work week.
Salary Range:
$24,000-$26,000
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