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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 Services


East Region Employment Opportunities

Support Associate

Position Status: Full-time

Location: Wilmington, NC and surrounding counties

The Arc of NC is seeking a passionate, hardworking, self-motivated individual to support individuals with intellectual disabilities in Wilmington and the surrounding counties area. This is a full-time position with a flexible schedule.

Education Requirements: The candidate must have a High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent. 

Experience Requirements: The candidate must be a motivated team player, flexible, creative, dependable, and reliable.  The candidate must have related experience in providing direct support but is not preferred. Qualified applicants must be 18 years or older, have a current driver’s license, have reliable transportation, and are able to pass a background check.

Responsibilities: A Support Associate will work directly with and support individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with the desired outcome of assisting the individual in becoming integrated into his/her community and maintaining the least restrictive environment/lifestyle while providing support and assistance with learning or maintaining desired skills outlined in the Individual Service Plan.  As a Support Associate, you will be expected to identify an individual’s strengths, needs, and goals.  Ensure the implementation of Individual Service Plans (ISPs) and document outcomes accurately and timely, in accordance with Medicaid guidelines.

Support Associate

Position Status: Full-time

Location: Greenville and surrounding counties

The Arc of NC is seeking a passionate, hardworking, self-motivated individual to support individuals with intellectual disabilities in Wilmington and the surrounding counties area. This is a full-time position with a flexible schedule.

Education Requirements: The candidate must have a High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent. 

Experience Requirements: The candidate must be a motivated team player, flexible, creative, dependable, and reliable.  The candidate must have related experience in providing direct support but is not preferred. Qualified applicants must be 18 years or older, have a current driver’s license, have reliable transportation, and are able to pass a background check.

Responsibilities: A Support Associate will work directly with and support individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with the desired outcome of assisting the individual in becoming integrated into his/her community and maintaining the least restrictive environment/lifestyle while providing support and assistance with learning or maintaining desired skills outlined in the Individual Service Plan.  As a Support Associate, you will be expected to identify an individual’s strengths, needs, and goals.  Ensure the implementation of Individual Service Plans (ISPs) and document outcomes accurately and timely, in accordance with Medicaid guidelines.

Support Associate (Direct Care Staff)

Employment Specialist

Position Status: Full-time

Location: Wilmington, NC and surrounding counties

Education Requirements: Candidate must have a High School Diploma or GED, valid driver’s license, must be able to pass a background check, prefer experience working with people with developmental/intellectual disabilities in health-related or education field and knowledge of community resources.

Experience Requirements: The Arc of NC seeks a passionate, dedicated, and reliable Employment Specialist to assist adults with disabilities to gain and maintain meaningful employment in the community, meaningful competitive pay, and permanent/year-round employment. Applicant must be able to work independently, and work a flexible schedule, nights, weekends, and holidays sometimes. Must be able to drive a vehicle for short to long periods of time during a workday. Must be able to maintain close attention to details to render complete and accurate reports and records for use by others on a regular basis.

Responsibilities: The Employment Specialist will provide employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities through community-based evaluation and assessment of an individual’s abilities and needs, prescriptive job development, job placement, job coaching, and follow-up. Work in varied home, business, and community environments based on the assigned support list. Demonstrate ability to take the initiative to make decisions/choices without direct supervision.  Communicate regularly with employees receiving employment services and their employers to ensure job satisfaction and optimal job performance.

Deadline: July 12, 2022

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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