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Contra Costa ARC currently operates with over 350 staff members at agency and community locations throughout Contra Costa County.

Our mission is to enhance and enrich the lives of children at risk, children with developmental delays and adults with developmental disabilities. To accomplish our mission we provide direct services and advocacy to assist those we serve in achieving  their highest level of personal independence and self-sufficiency.

We welcome your participation in this effort.  Qualified individuals with a sincere interest in supporting individuals with disabilities to live successful lives in the community are encouraged to apply.

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Contra Costa ARC's benefits package includes: Medical, Dental, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, Vacation, Sick Days, and 11 paid holidays plus a paid "holiday" on the employee's birthday.

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Click here for LCSW, MFT, and license eligible intern openings in our children's mental health programs.

The Children's Mental Health Specialist will be working as a preschool teacher for young children (ages 2.5 to 5) with social-emotional and behavioral needs. The Specialist will also prepare the children academically and socially for pre-school and Kindergarten.

Minimum Requirements:

Master's Degree and 2 years experience in mental health setting; or Bachelor's Degree and 4 years experience in mental health setting; or Associate's Degree and 6 years experience in mental health setting. Good written and verbal communication skills. Solid, verifiable work history.

Experience with medi-cal documentation.

Successful applicants will have knowledge of strength-based, non-punitive approach and will highlight positives behaviors. Must be supportive and nurturing in disposition.

Must meet State Licensing requirements involving health screening and Department of Justice clearance, meaning no criminal record. Driver's license and good driving record required.

Location: Pittsburg

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8AM – 3:30PM (37.5 hour workweek)

Compensation: $15.75 per hour plus generous benefits.

To Apply: Click here for instructions.

Administrative Assistant for GMC - Concord

The Administrative Assistant is called upon to perform many varied office and clerical duties throughout the day.  Partial list of duties include: answering and routing phone calls, friendly and helpful reception at front office, entering and preparing payroll information, purchase orders, attendance data/reports, preparation of billing fee for service, organization of front office, records, reports and files.

Minimum qualifications include:  An interest in services to adults with disabilities and enthusiasm for Contra Costa ARC's mission. Extensive knowledge and use of business English, spelling, arithmetic and current office procedures.  Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational ability and very detail oriented with professional presentation.  Solid computer skills including MS Word, Excel, data entry and ability to learn new programs, functions and formatting reports as needed.  Must have ability to multi-task and complete projects with minimum supervision.  Must have a strong work ethic and ability to prioritize while maintaining a personable and cooperative attitude. This position is called upon to exercise good judgment and to adapt to whatever situation presents itself.

Education: 2 years of college, business school or specialized training preferred.

Experience: 3 years of relevant administrative experience including data entry, MS Word, MS Excel and internet skills. MS Publisher would be helpful.

Licensing/Training: Valid California Driver's license and good driving record with a car that can be used for work purposes.

Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4pm, 37.5 hours/week.

Compensation:  $14.75/hour with benefits

To apply:
Forward a COVER LETTER with RESUME to HR that includes experience relevant to this position by fax 925-370-2048 or email at
resumes@arcofcc.org.
Please indicate in subject line, "Administrative Assistant at GMC- Concord".

Arc Access Administrative Assistant

This is a part-time position for Arc Access. The program is designed to provide services to individuals with severe disabilities and Restricted Health Conditions whose needs cannot be met in a traditional day program.

The Administrative Assistant is called upon to perform many varied duties throughout the afternoon. Duties will include the following: Oversee safety program; Ensure vehicle inspections are done; Coordinate Caltrans grant management; Payroll; Monthly billing to Regional Center; Update and file case files; Manage keys and telephones; Order office and program supplies; Petty Cash; Complete purchase orders and pay bills; Maintain staff roster; Monthly population report; Monthly program evaluation report; Meeting reminders; Create packets for intake; ISP and satisfaction surveys.

Minimum qualifications include: An interest in services to people with developmental disabilities and enthusiasm for Contra Costa ARC's mission. Extensive knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, arithmetic, and current office practices and procedures. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational ability, and detail oriented with a professional presentation. Solid computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and Internet, with the ability to learn new programs and functions as needed. Ability to complete projects with minimum supervision. Must have a strong work ethic and the ability to prioritize while maintaining a personable and cooperative attitude. This position is called upon often to make good judgment calls, and adapt and be flexible to the situation presenting itself.

Education: 2 years of college, business school, or specialized training preferred.

Experience: 3 years of relevant administrative experience, including experience in data entry, MS Word, Excel, and Internet skills.

Licensing/Training: Valid California Driver's license and good driving record with a car that can be used for work purposes. Must meet State Licensing requirements involving health screening and Department of Justice clearance.

Hours: Monday -- Friday, 12:30pm -- 4:30pm

Compensation: $14.75 per hour

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to resumes@arcofcc.org or fax: 925-370-2048. Indicate in subject line, "Administrative Assistant - Castro Valley"

Community Support Specialists for Arc Inroads
Work with program participants to develop services designed to assure self-determination and maximum independence and self-sufficiency in the community. Implement direct support services for participants in community settings. Assist participants to design activities that will assure achievement of each individual's personal goals and objectives.

Primary Duties include:

  1. Develops contacts and collaborative arrangements with community agencies, services, businesses and individuals as needed to meet participants goals and objectives.
  2. Provides support for community activities and job coaching at job sites as needed.
  3. Provides mobility training and may transport consumers.
  4. Serves as participant advocate.
  5. Completes records and reports.
  6. Assists in obtaining and developing community job sites.
  7. Develops, reviews, and evaluates individual program plans.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in allied health/education field such as developmental disabilities, adult habilitation/rehabilitation, and/or adaptive learning situations. A minimum of two years' experience providing direct services to persons with developmental disabilities. Additional experience may be substituted for education. Knowledge of developmental disabilities. Good written and verbal communication skills required. Driver's license and good driving record required.

Location: Richmond
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 3:30pm (37.5 hour workweek)
Compensation: 14.75/hr, non-exempt and benefits
To Apply:
Click here for instructions.

Contra Costa ARC is now hiring for staff positions to provide services to adults at our Community Access Programs

Instructor I Positions in Richmond and Concord

Provides direct services and personal care to adults with developmental disabilities in areas of domestic, leisure, vocational and community awareness skills.
Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma and at least one year related experience preferable working with persons with developmental disabilities or multiple handicaps. Experience providing personal care for adults are required. Good written and verbal communication skills.
$12.00 per hour and excellent benefits.
Applicants must meet State licensing requirements involving health screening and Department of Justice clearance.  Driver's license and good driving record required
Hours
Monday–Friday, 8:00 am–3:30 pm (Concord hours may be 8:30 am–4:00 pm)

To apply:  Click here for instructions.

We are now hiring for ARC Access.  This program is designed to provide services to individuals with severe disabilities and Restricted Health Conditions whose needs cannot be met in a traditional day program.  Many of these individuals are entering the community after residing at Agnews Developmental Center.  The Community Access Specialist will perform the direct care services for this program. 

COMMUNITY ACCESS SPECIALIST. ARC Access provides services to individuals in-home and in some cases, community settings.  The Community Access Specialist implements these services as developed by the Interdisciplinary team designed to encourage growth and development in the areas of recreation, education, community access and health.  The Community Access Specialist completes extensive personal care in a thorough and professional manner.

Responsibilities for Community Access Specialist:  Handles individual's medical and personal care needs in accordance with licensing guidelines. Develops a supportive, goal-oriented relationship with individuals served.  Provides low ratio interaction that is designed to provide stimulation, joy and interest for the individual served.
Primary Duties include: Develop plan and goals for individual served.  Implement services.  Explore and utilize any and all available resources.  Document progress and complete all necessary reports and records. 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY ACCESS SPECIALIST:

Required personal characteristics and skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in services and high enthusiasm for the mission of the agency. Good writing and basic math skills.  The ability to self-start, work autonomously and with a team is critical. Nursing care experience and knowledge is required. Driver's license and good driving record required.

Preferred Education:  C.N.A. or equivalent education.  Additional experience may be substituted for education.

Preferred Experience:  A minimum of two years experience providing direct services to persons with disabilities within an activity or nursing setting. Preference given to applicants with experience in goal plan development and activity planning.

Location: Current openings in Fremont, Union City, and Hayward. (No Antioch, El Cerrito, Richmond, or Pleasant Hill, openings at this time.)

Hours: M-F, Daytime Hours, part-time 9AM–1PM, 20 hrs. per week. In addition to current 20 hour position, we also have a Fremont/Malpitas opening M-F from 9am – 3pm.

Compensation: $14.75 per hour plus full benefits

To apply: Click here for instructions.

Early Intervention Assistants (Teacher Assistants) for Lynn Center in Pittsburg and the George Miller Centers (GMC) in Richmond and Concord
Plan and implement activities for small group, including class, music and lunch, when necessary, under direction of the Teacher. Provide input to teacher for individual children related to behavior management. Potty training, supervising of naptime and playtime.

Minimum Requirements:
HS Diploma, 12 Early Childhood Education Units, including 3 infant and toddler units, experience with infants and pre-school children (preferably children with developmental delays). Knowledge of developmental disabilities. Good written and verbal communication skills. Must meet State Licensing requirements involving health screening and Department of Justice Clearance. Experience working with children on autism spectrum helpful.  Spanish speaking a plus.

Location: Richmond (No openings in Concord or Pittsburg at this time. Check back soon!)

Hours: 8am – 2pm (30 hours a week)

Compensation: $12.00/hr, non-exempt and benefits

To apply: Click here for instructions.

Early Intervention Specialist (non-credentialed teacher) for Lynn Center in Pittsburg and the George Miller Centers (GMC) in Richmond and Concord
Conduct classes for children in accordance with the instructional design and philosophy of the program. Evaluate each child in class and in all program activities. Prepare IPP for each child in class. Plan and implement daily activities, including class, music and lunch. Participate in parent and staff meetings. Maintain close contact with parents and/or caregivers via personal contact, telephone calls, and notebooks. Supervise the work of the teacher assistant.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Child Development or related field with experience teaching children with developmental delays. 12 Early Childhood Education units required including three units of Infant/Toddler Care. Experience working with children on autism spectrum helpful. Good written and verbal communication skills. Must meet State Licensing requirements involving health screening and Department of Justice clearance. Driver's license and good driving record required.  Spanish speaking a plus.

Location: Richmond (No openings in Pittsburg or Concord at this time. Check back soon!)
Hours: M-F from 8am – 2:30pm (32.5 hours a week)

Compensation: $15.75/hr, and benefits
To apply: 
Click here for instructions.

Service Unit Supervisor/Work Skills Coach for Commercial Support Services (CSS) in Richmond, Concord, and Antioch

Provides instruction and supervision to adults with developmental disabilities in production work (mailing, packaging and assembly).

Minimum Requirements:
Good communication skills and basic math skills. HS Diploma/GED required. Valid driver's license and good driving record.

Location: Richmond, Concord, and Antioch

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am-3: 30pm (37.5 hour workweek)
Compensation: $12.00/hour, non-exempt and benefits
To apply: 
Click here for instructions.

Crew Supervisor
Use your experience in the working world to train individuals with developmental disabilities to be successful employees.

Minimum Requirements: High School diploma or GED, BA preferred. Basic math and computer skills and good communication skills. Solid verifiable work history, CA driver's license with good driving record and a car that can be used for work purposes.

Experience in retail or food services may be helpful.

Location: Concord and Antioch

Standard Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am-3:30pm (37.5 paid hours per week), flexibility in scheduling required.

Compensation: $12.75/hr and great benefits, or $14.75/hr without benefits.

To apply:  Click here for instructions.

Job Coach-Use your experience in the working world to train individuals with developmental disabilities to be successful employees. 

Minimum Requirements:  High School diploma or GED, BA preferred.  Basic math and computer skills and good communication skills. Solid verifiable work history, CA driver's license with good driving record and a car that can be used for work purposes.

Experience in retail or food services may be helpful. 

Location:  Concord and Antioch

Standard Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am-3:30pm (37.5 paid hours per week), extensive flexibility in scheduling required. 

Compensation: $12.75/hr and great benefits, or $14.75/hr without benefits.

To apply:  No openings at this time, check back soon!

Do you want to go bowling, to the movies or to the ball game AND get paid?

We are now hiring a teacher for our
after school program in Concord. (Teacher may have to sub at Richmond location.) THESE ARE PART-TIME POSITIONS WITH BENEFITS. During scheduled school district breaks, 7.5 hour shifts are required. With direction from the Program Director the teacher plans, organizes and conducts a social, recreational and educational after school activities program for children and young adults with special needs aged 11-22 yrs. old.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Completion of 12 Semester or 18 quarter units in early childhood education, child development, recreation, physical education, social welfare, nursing, psychology, sociology, home economics, education or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.

At least 6 semester or 9 quarter units are required prior to employment.

Must have drivers license and good driving record and be able to pass a criminal background clearance.

Hours: Part-time Monday - Friday 2:30PM - 6:30PM. Fulltime 7.5 hrs. during school district summer, winter and spring breaks.

Compensation:
$13.75 - $15.75/hr. (depending on experience and education) AND BENEFITS

To Apply:
No openings at this time, check back soon!

To apply: Please submit a resume (preferred) and/or a letter of interest to Human Resources, E-mail: resumes@arcofcc.org; FAX: 925.370.2048; Postal mail: Contra Costa ARC, 1340 Arnold Drive, Suite 127, Martinez, CA 94553. E-mail resumes are preferred.

Please specify the position for which you are applying in the subject line.  Only those who follow correct application procedures will be considered

Please send resume as attachment (MS Word 97/Adobe Acrobat/text). No phone calls or drop-ins, please!

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