The Recreation Specialist will supervise teens and adults on scheduled recreation/respite activities which can include after work, after school activities, trips and school vacation programs, be responsible for organizing, procuring staff for, tracking registrations for, and attending our monthly weekend Recreation events. Organizing, procuring staff for, tracking registrations for, and attending our monthly weekend Recreation events (same-day activities as well as Friday-Sunday Weekend Trips). The Recreation Specialist is the point-person for staff who work these activities and also the families of the Individuals who attend them. During our 9-week Summer Enrichment Program, the Recreation Specialist is the first point of contact for our Camp Counselors, and is responsible for creating the weekly activity schedule for the campers and making sure that the activities chosen are well received and actively participated in by both our campers and staff.
Requires High School Diploma/GED and a valid NYS driver’s license for minimum 2 years. One (1) year experience working with IDD population is preferred.
Utilizing a variety of creative methods, develop community opportunities and relationships in order to provide regular, meaningful and educational experiences of interest for individuals in Day Services. Opportunities may include but are not limited to volunteer sites, internships, classes, lessons, career exploration, tours, lectures, shows, exhibits. Work with teams and individuals to learn interests and disseminate and share information in a clear and organized manner. Follow up with all stakeholders and provide ongoing support including on site instruction to individuals. Supervise staff as assigned.
Requires H.S Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Requires a valid NYS Driver’s License. One (1) year experience with DD population, individuals with disabilities, or related field is preferred
Provide supervision to Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) and Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) candidates consistent with the requirements of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Provide supervision to Licensed Behavior Analyst candidates consistent with the requirements of the NYS Education Department. Develop materials and trainings related to RBT, BCBA, and/or LBA supervision. Complete functional behavior assessments. Develop and oversee implementation of person-centered behavioral support plans in assigned programs. Review, analyze, and summarize behavioral data to ensure interventions are effective.
Participate in inter-disciplinary team meetings. Provide training to employees in the areas of applied behavior analysis. Support and implement The Arc Westchester’s strategic initiatives as they relate to the enhancement of our behavioral services. Requires a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a clinical and/or treatment field of psychology, social work, school psychology, or applied psychology as it relates to human development and clinical interventions, and documented training in assessment techniques and behavior support plan development. Requires a National Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA), a Qualified Supervisor as per the BACB, and NYS Licensure as a Behavior Analyst (LBA). Requires at least one-year experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
This position is responsible to support individuals at internship opportunities for the pathway to employment service. Supervise and train individuals or small groups of individuals with disabilities in accordance with their needs and desires as per their Individual Service Plan (ISP) and Habilitation Plan. Services may be provided in the community, center-based program or other specified location. Requires High School Diploma/ GED and a valid NYS Driver’s license. AA degree in Human Services or related field preferred. Must be a reliable, independent worker, with good communication skills.
The Jr. Human Resources Generalist will support the HR Department with recruitment, leave management, automation of HR processes and other general HR duties. Responsibilities include: handle recruitment for specific segment of Agency, including prescreening, coordination of interviewing & assisting in required training and onboarding. Supports HR Managers with the administration of leaves; including Disability, ADA, FMLA, Worker’s Compensation, NYS Paid Sick Leave, NYS Paid Family Leave, etc. Assists in Leave of Absence Communication and Compliance. Assists with automation in the department including creation of online forms & project management. Conducts Employee Verification. Co-coordinator of Employee Activities and Wellness Committee – this includes activities such as monthly meetings, celebrations and employee picnic.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and 3 years of relevant HR experience. HRIS experience preferred. Certification (HRCI or SHRM) a plus. Knowledge of Human Resources Policies, Regulations, and employment laws.
Develop and oversee implementation of person-centered behavioral support plans in assigned residential programs. Provide training to employees in the areas of applied behavior analysis. Support and implement The Arc Westchester’s strategic initiatives as they relate to behavioral services.
Requires at least a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a clinical and/or treatment field of psychology and documented training in assessment techniques and behavior support plan development. Must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or actively pursuing BCBA. Requires at least one-year experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Quality Improvement Coordinator is involved in the Compliance and Quality Improvement functions for the organization. This position has responsibility for internal quality monitoring and incident management processes and is required to perform investigations under the direct supervision of the Director of Quality Improvement and direction of the Director of Quality Improvement and Compliance. This position will provide advisory guidance and technical assistance to program staff in the area of regulations and procedures. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Health or Human Services field, however a bachelor’s degree in another field may be substituted at the discretion of the agency if there are other factors that adequately compensate for this difference, such as experience in the field of developmental disabilities including experience in the area of quality improvement and/or compliance.
Requires at least 3 years of related experience in the field of developmental disabilities or related human services field, and a background knowledge base of the regulations that apply to the work of The Arc Westchester. A valid NYS driver’s license is also required. Knowledge of Federal and NY State Laws and local regulations and procedures relating to OPWDD services and services to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people receiving supports, staff, and families.
The Quality Improvement Lead Investigator has responsibility and involvement in the compliance and incident reporting processes and will be required to perform investigations under the direct supervision of the Director of Quality Improvement and direction of the Director of Quality Improvement and Compliance. The Quality Improvement Lead Investigator works with the Director of Quality Improvement and program staff to ensure systems are in place and in compliance with all regulatory bodies, regulations and laws governing the organization and reflect best practices.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field, and at least 3 years of related experience in the field of intellectual/developmental disabilities or related human services field and a background and knowledge base of the regulations that apply to the work of The Arc Westchester. A valid NYS driver’s license is required. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Implements an Outreach Program to identify unserved and underserved people of color with developmental disabilities. The purpose is to identify these individuals and link them with appropriate generic and specialized services. Much work will be directed at establishing relationships with formal and informal service providers and linkage with significant neighborhood associations. Short term case management is provided to help meet the needs of individuals. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Requires minimum of at least 2 years work experience providing support to individuals with developmental disabilities. A valid NYS driver’s license and reliable vehicle are also required. Candidate must be fluent in the Spanish language, verbally and in writing.