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The Arc of NC
West Regional Office

Contact Information and Resources

Contact Information


30-D Garfield Street
Asheville, NC 28803

Regional Manager
Duncan Reid

Duncan Reid

West Region Services

West Region Employment Opportunities

Supports Manager

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

Position Status: Full Time

Location: Asheville

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 a Qualified Professional.

Responsibilities: The Supports Manager will assist individuals/families with the hiring, managing, training, and evaluating of staff. The Supports Manager will also provide clinical supervision for staff and monitor individual authorized services. Maintain communications with all invested parties.  Develop short range outcomes and non-Medicaid plans and complete quarterly summary reviews. Some travel is required.

Experience Requirements: Candidate must be a motivated team player, flexible, creative, hardworking, and organized, as well as have 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.

Deadline: March 15, 2022

Area Guardianship Specialist

The Arc of NC is seeking an Area Guardianship Specialist. Candidate must be a motivated team player, flexible, creative and hardworking, as well as have excellent problems solving and communication skills.

Position Status: Full Time

Location: Burke, Rutherford, and McDowell counties

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 of university in an unrelated field and two years’ experience in special education, social work, psychology, or an equivalent combination of training and experience

Responsibilities: An Area Guardianship Specialist provides guardianship support and services in compliance with the NC General Statute Chapter 35A. It requires substitute decision making, assisting individuals with informed decisions, advocating, monitoring, reporting, service record maintenance, relationship building, liaison activities and sometimes the ability to mediate challenging positions. Candidate will be required to travel to residential facilities, home of wards, other settings and requires the ability to work independently.

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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