Day Program Specialist

The Arc Carroll County Westminster, MD
Innovation. Integrity. Respect. Quality. Caring. If you feel these words best describe you, then we want to hear from you! Our mission is to support people in their individual pursuit of a fulfilling life. If you have a passion to help others and are seeking a rewarding career, then The Arc Carroll County might be just for you.

The Day Program Specialist works to maximize the independence of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, while building on their strengths, abilities, preferences, and interests. The Day Program provides instruction, training, supervision and support to our clients. As well as providing social skills, health and wellness, self-care, individual rights and self-advocacy. The Day Program Specialist is a PT-30hr/wk position Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:00pm.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* High School Diploma or GED

* Completion of CPR, First Aid, and other Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and Arc required trainings with application of learned principles and skills to the job.

* Valid drivers license with no more than 2 current points on record.

* Clean criminal record and drug screen.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

* Ability to lift/manipulate at least 50 pounds frequently with ability to lift, carry and/or exert force in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally.

* Ability to withstand prolonged periods of standing and frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pulling and pushing required, including lifting a wheelchair and repositioning an individual.

* Ability to transfer individual from a chair to a vehicle and a bed to a chair. Ability to position individual on a sling or Hoyer lift. Adherence to wheelchair-securement procedures when transporting.

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