Job Title: Residential Program Worker
Requirements: 1) Must be 18 years of age or older. 2) Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent. 3)Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. 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/TB. 6)Obtain Pennsylvania Criminal History Check, FBI Criminal History Check, and/or Child Abuse Clearances 7) Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. 8) Must be able to provide/attain transportation to and from work as scheduled 9) Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with individuals and co-workers.
About This Job: The Arc schedules according to the availability of the employee, but does ask that employees be available to work holidays and weekends, within reason. A one year (or more) commitment is preferred. A variety of shifts are available, including mornings, days, evenings, and overnights. Direct Support Professionals provide direct care to individuals with disabilities in their homes and communities. Duties might include assisting with personal hygiene, upkeep of the home, preparing meals, administering medications, etc., with the overall goal being to provide the highest quality care while promoting independence.