Careers

A Career with the ARC of Oswego County

The Arc of Oswego County is a well-established nonprofit serving individuals with development disabilities since 1953. The Arc of Oswego County is an equal opportunity employer.

 The Arc of Oswego County offers:

  • A competitive salary
  • Excellent benefit package for most employees including health, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement, paid holidays
  • The chance to express your enthusiasm and creativity in your work
  • The opportunity to make a difference in the community
  • A team that recognizes that individuals perform best when treated with respect and dignity
  • A profession that enhances meaning and satisfaction in the lives of those we serve by providing an array of activities and service choices
  • On-the-job trainings
  • Career development

Community Habilitation Aide – Part-Time
Day/Hours Vary

SUMMARY: 

The Community Habilitation Aide is responsible for providing direct support to individuals enrolled in the Community Habilitation program.  This position is responsible for providing individual directed supports and services to promote positive community engagement activities, which includes hands-on assistance, supervision, instruction, and guidance for the assigned individual(s).  The Community Habilitation Aide implements assigned goals, objectives, and services for individuals in one on one and small group settings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and/or RESPONSIBILITIES:  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide hands-on assistance, instruction, and guidance on an individual and small group basis in the development of skills, as outlined in program plans, to individuals in community based settings.
  • Supports individuals in engaging in community activities and achieving goals.
  • Models and supports positive behavioral and appropriate social interactions within community settings.
  • Assist individuals with personal care and hygiene needs as necessary. Demonstrates appropriate techniques in all physical interactions or interventions with individuals, including lifting, transferring, positioning, or redirecting.
  • Acts as a member of the Community Habilitation team providing feedback, suggestions, etc. for program plans for individuals. Assists, as requested, in assessment and evaluation of individual’s needs and abilities.
  • Works flexible hours, days, evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary in order to meet the needs of individuals served.
  • Must be able to transport self and individuals in an Agency provided vehicle and/or their own vehicle through-out entire service area (Oswego County) as well as to program activity sites.
  • Works collaboratively with families, caregivers, individuals, and the Behavior Support Coordinator to ensure services delivered meet the needs of individuals and communication is proactive among all members of the team.
  • Supports the goals and mission of ARC of Oswego County. Ensures that communications and personal performance reflect the Agency’s commitment to teamwork, compliance with policies and procedures and respect for consumers and staff.
  • Computer knowledge beneficial.
  • Attends and participates in required agency meetings, staff development and training programs.
  • Establishes and provides clear and legible documentation and compliance records required by ARC and other government agencies.
  • Provides other job-related support and services as required or assigned by management.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Associates Degree in a related field of study or a High School Diploma or GED with any combination of life and employment experiences with individuals challenged by disabilities, which in the judgement of the agency are appropriate.

ARC of Oswego County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Arc of Oswego County Application for Employment

 

Respite Aide – Part-Time
Day/Hours Vary

SUMMARY:
The ARC Respite Aide is responsible for providing direct care to consumers attending the Recreation program. This position is responsible for supporting the ARC Coordinator of Recreational Respite Services, which includes hands-on assistance, supervision, instruction, and guidance for the programs’ consumers. The ARC Respite Aide implements assigned goals, objectives, and services for consumers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and/or RESPONSIBILITIES : Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide hands-on assistance, instruction, and guidance on an individual, small, and large group basis in the development of skills, as outlined in program plans, to consumers in various settings as appropriate.
  • Assists consumers with personal care and hygiene needs as necessary. Demonstrates appropriate techniques in all physical interactions or interventions with consumers, including lifting, transferring, positioning, or redirecting.
  • Acts as a member of the recreation team, providing feedback, suggestions, etc. for program plans for consumers. Assists, as requested, in assessment and evaluation of individual’s needs and abilities.
  • Accompanies consumers on community outings, as requested. Ensures safety of participants. Serves as a positive role model for consumers.
  • Works flexible hours, days, evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary in order to meet the needs of individuals served.
  • Must be able to transport self and consumers in an Agency provided vehicle and/or their own vehicle through-out entire service area (Oswego County) as well as to program activity sites.
  • Must maintain job-required certifications and/or licenses.
  • Supports the goals and mission of ARC of Oswego County. Ensures that communications and personal performance reflect the Agency’s commitment to teamwork, compliance with policies and procedures and respect for consumers and staff.
  • Computer knowledge beneficial.
  • Attends and participates in required ARC meetings, staff development and training programs.
  • Establishes and provides clear and legible documentation and compliance records required by ARC and other government agencies.
  • Provides other job-related support and services as required or assigned by management.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent. Experience with individuals challenged by disabilities preferred. Combination of education and experience which, in the judgment of the employer, equals above standards. A valid NYS driver’s license, Criminal Background Check, Exclusion Check and Child Registry Check must be passed.

Required experience:

  • Experience with Individuals with Disabilities Preferred. : 1 year

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

ARC of Oswego County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Arc of Oswego County Application for Employment

Oswego Industries Application for Employment


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