Direct Support Substitute

<strong>When you work at The Arc of San Diego, it&rsquo;s not just a job&hellip; you&rsquo;re joining a community and making a difference.</strong>

San Marcos, CA

The Arc of San Diego

<h4><strong>MISSION</strong></h4> <p>The Arc of San Diego supports and empowers people with disabilities to achieve their life goals.</p> <h4><strong>VISION</strong></h4> <p>The Arc of San Diego will be the premier provider of services to persons with disabilities. We will be an advocate for diversity of opportunities, enhancing individual life choices as a member of the community.</p>

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Part Time


Overview: <p>The Arc is the largest, most comprehensive provider of services to children and adults with disabilities in San Diego County. We are a diverse team of dedicated individuals who are passionate about serving and empowering children and adults to live their most fulfilling and independent lives.</p> <p>We live by our Person First, Person Centered value system to create meaningful days for our clients and each other. In hiring, we look for candidates that are a strong fit with our culture, as well as bring the talent and experience required by the position. We offer a positive, team-oriented work environment with opportunity for professional growth and continuous learning, flexible hours, and the chance to make an impact on someone&rsquo;s life.</p> <p>We are currently hiring<a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"> <strong>Direct Support Substitute</strong>&nbsp;</a>to join our team. You will be teaching people with intellectual and developmental disabilities new skills and improving their independence. Together, you may also go on outings, enjoying life out and about in the community.&nbsp;The hours for this position vary between&nbsp;<strong>Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM</strong>. The pay range for this position is $18.00-$18.50.</p> <p>We have multiple facilities located around San Diego County so you can pick up shifts around your schedule. Let us know what works for you and come work with us!&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Who you are:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Come with a passion for excellence in helping others grow</li> <li>Have an educator mindset</li> <li>Take pride in being a reliable and relatable member of a team</li> <li>Invested in working with adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Providing culturally appropriate direct support to program participants using person-centered approaches and strategies that support clients to be fully engaged and included in each aspect of their daily life, have maximum choice and control, and gain independence. This can take many forms in community or day center settings, including: <ul> <li>Support and motivation to reach individual goals and objectives.</li> <li>Engage and assist with meaningful activities that cater to the program participant&rsquo;s individual interests, preferences, and choices; teaching as necessary.</li> <li>Assistance with self-help needs including in the areas of grooming, hygiene, toileting, feeding and mobility as needed.</li> </ul> </li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>High school diploma or general education degree (GED)</li> <li>Ability to lift 50 lbs and move up to 75 lbs.</li> </ul> <p><strong>We&rsquo;d love it if you:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Are passionate about helping to empower others to reach goals and plans</li> <li>Had 6 or more months of prior hands-on experience with persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities</li> </ul> <br /> <p><em>The Arc of San Diego is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age, medical condition (cancer), marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.</em></p> <p><em>The Arc of San Diego will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified candidates with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If candidates need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition, they should contact the Head of Human Resources.&nbsp;</em></p> <p><strong><em>The Arc of San Diego is a federal subcontractor and&nbsp;shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.​</em></strong></p> <p><em>Any applicants with questions or concerns about equal employment opportunities in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of the Head of Human Resources.&nbsp;</em></p>