Career Opportunities

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The Arc of Union County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to make all personnel decisions without discriminating on the basis of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, and any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

For current job openings, please view the list below on our site.

Job Openings:

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Position: Speech Language Consultants (Maternity Leave Replacements) – 2 positions
Job Summary: The Arc Kohler School, located in Mountainside, NJ is a leading collaborative school servicing learners from preschool through the 8th grade. The Arc Kohler School meets the unique needs of children with developmental disabilities. There are two (2) leave replacement positions open for the period, April 1, 2015 to August 19, 2015. Applicants must possess a NJ license and NJDOE certification. Strong communication and collaboration skills are required. In addition, at least 1 year of previous work experience is required.

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Position: Summer Camp Counselors
Job Summary: A High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or children is preferred. Applicants must have the ability to facilitate all assigned camp activities and support campers in all daily needs and activities. Applicants must be available August 3, 2015 to August 28, 2015 and at least two weeks prior for training.

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Position: Summer Camp Specialist (Music, Sports, Dance, Arts & Crafts)
Job Summary: A High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Experience working with persons with disabilities and/or children is preferred. Applicants must have an interest in Music, Sports, Dance, and/or Arts & Crafts and abilities to design and facilitate those activities. Applicants must be available August 3, 2015 to August 28, 2015 and at least two weeks prior for training.

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Position: Behavior Specialist
Job Summary: Minimum Bachelor degree required in Psychology, ABA, or Human Services plus 1 year behavior experience with adults with DD/Autism in residential/day program setting conducting functional behavior assessments, developing behavior plans, training staff, monitoring behavior plan implementation, analyzing/graphing data. Computer/Word/Excel proficiency required. BCBA/BCaBA eligibility preferred.

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Position: Direct Care Substitutes
Job Summary: The Arc of Union County is looking for caring people who have some free time during the week and are looking to make a difference in developmentally disabled people's lives. Position is 100% flexible. No experience necessary, training provided. Must have current NJ driver's license with a clean driving record and an HS diploma or equivalent.

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Position: Physical Therapists
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Coordinator of Therapy Services or designate and in accord with agency and profession specific guidelines, this position is responsible for the evaluation and assessment of program participants/students utilizing appropriate assessment tools and techniques. The incumbent will prepare initial evaluation and progress reports as required as well as design and implement goals, treatment plans and clinical interventions based on the evaluation and assessment and in accord with individual needs. The Physical therapist will oversee and approve all profession specific tasks as conducted by the Physical Therapy Assistants.
Qualifications: Must meet and maintain all academic, experiential and licensure requirements of the agency and professional, state or local governing agencies. Strong written and verbal communications skills and demonstrated competency in all areas is required.

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Position: Skill Instructor
Job Summary: Reporting to the Program Supervisor or designate, this position is a direct care position focusing on improving the quality of life of our consumers. This is accomplished through the implementation and facilitation of behavioral/habilitation plans, teaching and monitoring skills development and providing support and mentoring for all consumers through a person centered approach.
Qualifications: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent plus a valid, current New Jersey Driver License and meet agency insurability requirements. Must be 18 years of age. Some experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred. Must be able to successfully complete all required training programs and be able to follow directions and complete all assigned responsibilities.

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For more information about The Arc of Union County's Human Resources policies, please contact
Carolyn E. Scott, careers@arcunion.org or (973) 315-0008.