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FT Program Specialist - Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Applicants must also have a valid driver’s license and have or be willing to apply for Act 33/34 Clearances. A bachelor’s degree with at least two years work experience working directly with persons with an intellectual disability is required, or a Master's degree with 1 year of experience. To be considered for this position you must submit salary requirements along with your application.


Residential Program Worker-Full Time Benefits Eligible - 1) Must be 18 years of age or older. 2) Possess a High School Diploma. Additional experience or training specific to the field of human services is preferred. 3) Possess and maintain a valid driver's license and be able to transport individuals in The Arc vehicles. 4) Must be physically able to provide assistance, as needed, in safely loading and unloading vehicle passengers and physically assist individuals to safety in emergency situations. 5) Must be physically able to apply manual restraints and other safety techniques needed within the program. 7) Obtain a physical examination as required by DPW regulations. 8) Obtain Pennsylvania criminal history check, FBI criminal history check, and Child Abuse clearances in accordance with DPW regulations. 8) Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. 9) Must be able to provide/attain transportation to and from work as scheduled. 10) Demonstrate ability to adhere to required schedule for the job. 11) Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate, both receptively and expressively, with individuals and co-workers. 12) Demonstrate ability to work independently and complete job responsibilities.


University Required Full Time Internship (Partially Paid)-Summer/Fall 2015 - 1) Must be 18 years or older 2) Possess a high school diploma. Additional experience or training specific to the field of human services is preferred. 3) Posses a valid driver’s license or be willing to obtain if accepted into the Intern Program. 4) Hours needed to work will be discussed during the interview process, due to meeting the program needs. 5) Abide by all guidelines of The Arc and the sponsor college or university’s internship program. 6) Valid Driver's License, Act 33/34 Clearances, completed Motor Vehicle report, Physical/TB, etc.


FT Nursing Supervisor (LPN) - Job Requirement include but are not limited to: 1. Possess and maintain a current Pennsylvania Licensed Practical Nurse License. 2. At least three years of experience in nursing practice. Experience in nursing care of individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred. 3. At least one year of previous supervisory experience within areas of nursing practice, including involvement in personnel issues preferred. 4. Demonstrated ability to work independently and complete job responsibilities. 5. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, overnight periods, and holidays. 6. Must be 18 years of age or older. 7. Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to transport individuals in The Arc vehicles. 8. Must be able to provide assistance, as needed, in safely loading and unloading vehicle passengers and assist individuals to safety in emergency situations. 9. Obtain a physical examination as required by DPW regulations. 10. Obtain Pennsylvania criminal history check, FBI criminal history check, and child abuse clearances in accordance with DPW regulations. 11. Demonstrated ability to adhere to the required schedule for the job. 12. Be able to provide/obtain transportation to and from work as scheduled. 13. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both receptively and expressively, with individuals and co-workers. 14. Must be available during “off duty” hours, within reason, to handle emergencies. This includes participation in an on-call/beeper rotation for a variety of residential programs.


Residential Program Worker: Part-Time - 1) Must be 18 years of age or older. 2) Possess a High School Diploma. Additional experience or training specific to working with persons with an intellectual disability is preferred. 3)Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to transport individuals. 4) Must be able to provide assistance, if needed, in safely loading and unloading vehicle passengers and assist individuals to safety in emergency situations. 5) Obtain a physical examination as required by The Arc Policy and/or DPW regulations. 6)Obtain Pennsylvania Criminal History Check, FBI Criminal History Check, and/or Child Abuse Clearances in accordance with The Arc Policy and/or DPW regulations. 7) Be able to utilize public transportation as needed in providing training and supervision to individuals. 8) Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. 9) Must be able to provide/attain transportation to and from work as scheduled and use personal vehicle to transport individuals in the performance of job duties. 10) Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with individuals and co-workers. 12) Demonstrated ability to work independently and satisfactorily complete job responsibilities.


Nurse Aide Part-Time - Must have Current PA Nurse Aide Registry Certificate. Must also be at least 18 years of age, have or be willing to obtain - valid drivers license, Act 33/34 Clearances, High school diploma, and Motor Vehicle Record.


License Practical Nurse: Part-Time - Must mainatin a Licensed Practical Nurse, valid drivers license, must be 18 years of age, and Act 33/34 Clearances, and completed Motor Vehicle report.


Home-Based Program Worker (Part-Time) - 1) Must be 18 years of age or older. 2) Possess a High School Diploma. Additional experience or training specific to working with persons with an intellectual disability is preferred. 3)Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to transport individuals. 4) Must be able to provide assistance, if needed, in safely loading and unloading vehicle passengers and assist individuals to safety in emergency situations. 5) Obtain a physical examination as required by The Arc Policy and/or DPW regulations. 6)Obtain Pennsylvania Criminal History Check, FBI Criminal History Check, and/or Child Abuse Clearances in accordance with The Arc Policy and/or DPW regulations. 7) Be able to utilize public transportation as needed in providing training and supervision to individuals. 8) Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. 9) Must be able to provide/attain transportation to and from work as scheduled and use personal vehicle to transport individuals in the performance of job duties. 10) Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with individuals and co-workers. 12) Demonstrated ability to work independently and satisfactorily complete job responsibilities.


Thank you for visiting our website to learn about the vital services The Arc of Centre County provides!

  • The Arc is a non-profit organization supporting the needs of persons with Intellectual and Development Disabilities (IDD) in Centre County since 1953.

  • The Arc's mission is to enhance the lives of all persons with developmental disabilities and their families, and to provide the highest quality of service in the least restrictive environment.

  • The Arc offers an array of community services, focusing its efforts on ensuring the rights of persons with developmental disabilities, supporting their families, and helping each person reach his or her personal best.

  • The Arc is composed of people from all walks of life.

  • Through changes and growth, The Arc has never altered its’ ultimate goal which is to provide support to persons with developmental disabilities and their families

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