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VARIOUS OPPORTUNITIES

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Posted: 10/20/2019

Minute Man Arc improves the lives of children and adults with disabilities by increasing independence, personal choice, and self-advocacy. The agency supports more than 800 individuals in eastern Massachusetts through physical/occupational therapy, vocational services, life skills training, fitness programs, social integration events and more. Programs: Early Intervention, Extra Steps Pediatric Therapies, TimberNook, Employment Services, Day Habilitation, Residential Services and Recreation. Free parent/caregiver trainings available throughout the year.
 
For a complete listing of our current job opportunities and to apply, please visit: www.minutemanarc.org/careers
 
DIRECT CARE SUPPORT STAFF – ADULT RESIDENTIAL
POSITION SUMMARY:
Support developmentally disabled individuals and partner with them to facilitate daily care, support good health and safety, enhance personal development build and maintain positive relationships, foster self-esteem, meet or exceed individualized goals for success, be active and productive in society and provide transportation as needed.
Positions are available full and part-time, with a variety of scheduling options: evenings, overnights and weekends. 
 
DAY HABILITATION DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST
POSITION SUMMARY:
Working with an inter-disciplinary team of therapists, case managers, medical, and direct care staff, the Day Habilitation Developmental Specialist supports the goals and aspirations of individuals with developmental and other disabilities. The Day Habilitation Specialist plans and conducts a variety of functional and therapeutic groups, activities, and classes focused on skill acquisition, physical therapy, motor skills, social skills, and overall quality of life.
 
SHARED LIVING PROVIDER
POSITION SUMMARY:
Minute Man Arc advocates for adults with developmental disabilities to live in the least restrictive environments possible. Through the Shared Living program, caregivers welcome into their homes an individual with developmental disabilities who becomes part of their life, family and community.  Caregivers are selected specifically to help individuals learn, grow and thrive as healthy, active, social adults.  There is a thorough selection and vetting process to ensure the best possible match for the individual and the caregiver, resulting in the best possibility for long-term success. 
Shared Living caregivers do not replace the individual’s family; rather, they play the role of extended family and expose the individual to a new group of friends while fully integrating them into their family unit. 
Minute Man Arc is currently seeking a shared living provider for a 50 year old female with developmental disabilities currently living in the Billerica area but with a desire to live closer to her day program and activities in Concord. This individual will require supervision and reminders with activities of daily living. She is a pleasant woman with a large presence who enjoys all types of art including painting, charcoal, markers, acrylics and pencil drawings.  She is currently in a 5 day-a-week program that she enjoys and in which she thrives. The individual has many skills and is able to express her emotions verbally.  The individual would prefer to live in an all-female home without children.
 
LIVE-IN CAREGIVER
POSITION SUMMARY:
Seeking a live-in caregiver providing around the clock care to a 90 year old woman showing early signs of dementia. Duties currently include personal care assistance with bathing, preparing meals, light housekeeping. Laundry and medication administration. Duties may change with the progression of the disease. This position includes room and board plus a Medicaid funded stipend and additional funding provided by the family.  Seeking a compassionate person with a minimum of three years experience with individuals with dementia.  Bilinqual is a plus (Italian speaking). Successful candidate must comply with Medicaid requirements.
 
Minute Man Arc is an EO employer – M/F/VET/DISABLED and other protected categories.

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