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The Arc of NC
East Regional Office

Contact Information and Resources

Contact Information

Phone
910-791-9022

Address
5041 New Centre Drive
Suite 100
Wilmington, NC 28403

1315 South Glenburnie Road
Ste D-15
New Bern, NC 28561
(by appointment only)

Regional Director
Regina Johnson

Regina Johnson


Wilmington Office


New Bern Office
(by appointment only)



East Region Employment Opportunities

Area Guardianship Specialist

Location: Rocky Mount servicing Nash County and surrounding area.

Position: Full-Time

The Arc of North Carolina is looking for a committed advocate to join our Adult Guardianship Team in the East Region! Guardianship Specialist will support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or mental health and substance use disorders in Nash County, and surrounding area. Candidate must be a motivated team player, flexible, creative, and hardworking, as well as having excellent problem solving and communication skills.

Education Requirements:  Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in the field of psychology, social work, special education, or other field related to disabilities, the elderly, or substance abuse, or graduation from a four-year college or university in an unrelated field and two years’ experience in special education, social work, psychology, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Experience Requirements: The candidate must have professional experience in the field of I/DD and or Mental Health. The candidate must have some knowledge of social work principles, techniques, practices, and their application to individual needs and challenges. The ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and written, and plan and execute work effectively.

Responsibilities: Guardianship Specialists provide guardianship support and services in compliance with the North Carolina General Statute Chapter 35A. It requires substitute decision making, advocacy, monitoring, reporting, service record maintenance, relationship building, liaison activities, and sometimes the ability to mediate challenging situations.

Position requires the ability to work independently and travel throughout the region to visit individuals in their homes and other settings. Candidate must have professional experience in the field of I/DD, mental health and/or substance use. A degree in the human service field is desired.

Deadline: Until Filled

Supports Manager

Position Status: Full- Time

Location: Wilmington servicing New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick counties.

The Arc of NC is seeking a full-time Supports Manager to support individuals/families with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Wilmington and surrounding area.

Education Requirements: Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and two years of full-time experience post-baccalaureate in the field of developmental disabilities and must meet the qualifications of a Qualified Professional.

Experience Requirements: Candidate must be a motivated team player, flexible, creative, hardworking, and organized, as well as having excellent problem solving and communications skills. Candidate must also have solid computer skills and should possess a thorough knowledge of person-centered thinking and state and federal regulations.

Responsibilities: The Supports Manager will assist individuals/families with the hiring, managing, training, and evaluating staff. The Supports Manager will also provide clinical supervision for staff and monitor individual authorized services.

Some travel is required.

Deadline: Until Filled

Resource Advocate/Care Manager Extender for Tailored Care Management

The Resource Advocate serves as the Extender role in Tailored Care Management in North Carolina. The Resource Advocate assists in the coordination necessary to carry out integrated, whole person care for the individuals served, and assists with contacting people receiving care management or eligible for care management, gathering assessment and evaluation information for each person, coordinating appointments and transportation, and providing information, education and needed resource connections. The Resource Advocate must be highly organized and possess excellent communication skills and be an advocate for the person within the service system(s) and the community.

Reports To: This position will be under the direct supervision of the Care Manager.

FLSA Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt

Location: Greenville and surrounding counties

Salary Range: $35k - $38K

Minimum Requirements:

· Is at least 18 years of age and has a high school diploma or GED. And meets one of the below requirements:

· Be a person with lived experience with an I/DD or a TBI with demonstrated knowledge of and direct personal experience navigating the North Carolina Medicaid delivery system.

· Or a person with lived experience with a behavioral health condition who is a Certified Peer Support Specialist.

· Or a parent or guardian of an individual with an I/DD or a TBI or a behavioral health condition and has at least two years of direct experience providing care for and navigating the Medicaid delivery system on behalf of that individual (parent/guardian cannot serve as an extender for their family member).

· Has two years of paid experience performing the types of functions described above, with at least one year of paid experience working directly with the IDD population.

The Resource Advocate serves as the Extender role in Tailored Care Management in North Carolina. The Resource Advocate assists in the coordination necessary to carry out integrated, whole-person care for the individuals served, and assists with contacting people receiving care management or eligible for care management, gathering assessment and evaluation information for each person, coordinating appointments and transportation, and providing information, education and needed resource connections. The Resource Advocate must be highly organized and possess excellent communication skills and be an advocate for the person within the service system(s) and the community. Must have a valid NC driver’s license and be proficient with computers and EHR.

Open until Filled.

Support Associate (Direct Care Staff)

Do you want to make a difference in a person's life? The Arc of North Carolina seeks passionate, compassionate, hard-working individuals to support people of all ages with I/DD throughout North Carolina.

Education Requirements: High School Diploma or GED

Responsibilities: Providing breaks for caregivers, assistance with personal care, teaching skills to increase independence, promoting inclusion in the community. Related experience in direct care or special education is preferred but not required. Creativity, progressive thinking, strong advocacy skills, and knowledge of community resources are highly desirable. Qualified applicants must be 18 or older, current driver's license, and pass background checks.


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