Careers at The Arc

The Arc of Palm Beach County has 200 full and part-time employees working throughout the County. Please fill out the pdfEmployment Application and include that with your resume in an e-mail or fax (561) 863-4352. For more information about working at The Arc, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Stand Up is a teen initiated leadership program that provides young adults with a safe environment to develop leadership skills through peer-to-peer mentoring, advocacy and inclusion. The goal is to improve student's quality of life through a variety of educational workshops, public speaking opportunities and most importantly, connection. Members earn volunteer hours and build their college and career resume providing peer-to-peer mentoring to children and teens with Arc of Palm Beach County. The Arc of Palm Beach County hosts a variety of fun camp activities throughout the summer for children and teens with developmental disabilities. Stand Up Mentors choose between three mentorship opportunities to be matched with great students who are looking to have fun, be accepted and want to learn.  

Minimum qualifications for this full time exempt position include:
Licensed Clinicians with a Master’s Degree from an accredited university or college in counseling, social work, psychology, special education, or Master’s prepared intern registered with the appropriate State of Florida licensing board under the supervision of a Licensed Clinician. Requirements include 2 years’ experience working with adolescents/teens, and family systems. Must have experience in program design and implementation for age and gender specific populations. Experience working  with persons with disabilities preferred. 

Benefits include:
Paid vacation, personal time and holidays; medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; positive team atmosphere



Full time position is available to manage a licensed group home for individuals with developmental disabilities in West Palm Beach.   This person provides case management and medication management for up to ten adults with developmental disabilities living in an APD licensed group home. Job duties include: taking residents to all medical and dental appointments; scheduling and planning of house activities to promote social integration of residents in the community;  development of resident goals in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team; fiscal management of house budget including billing, shopping for food and program supplies;  oversight of client’s personal accounts; and completion of required reports.  The Residence Supervisor will supervise up to 8 team members including scheduling training, team development and performance. This person reports directly to the Director of Residential Programs.

Minimum requirements:

A minimum of three years’ experience working in a medical, psychiatric, nursing or childcare setting or working with persons who have a developmental disability. A year of college or vocational/technical training can substitute for each year of the required experience.    A valid Class “E” Florida Driver’s license and current insurance for vehicle owners is required.

Additional requirements: Knowledge of Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) Med Waiver programs, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; the ability manage teams



Per Diem Opportunities available in several programs working non-traditional and flexible schedules based upon the temporary needs of various programs. Possibilities include a variety of locations, shifts and days of the week at $11.00 per hour. Requirements include: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and a minimum of one (1) year experience working in a medical, nursing, psychiatric, supervised childcare setting or working with persons with developmental disabilities. College or vocational/technical training equal to 30 semester hours, 45 one-quarter hours or 750 classroom hours can substitute for the required experience. A valid Florida Driver's License is required and vehicle owners must have current auto insurance. Reliable transportation and telephone service for scheduling is necessary. All employees must meet Level II background screening standards, training requirements, and must maintain ability to meet physical requirements of the position. Types of per diem assignments include: Respite (in-home care and center based), Residential, Potentials, and Recreation.



HealthySteps for Young Children -  Developmental Specialist: F/T Position.  The Developmental Specialist provides developmental assessments and support to children aged 0-3 and their parents. Candidates for this full-time, non-exempt position at The Arc of Palm Beach County must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a human services-related field and experience/knowledge of child development; experience working in a medical setting preferred; proficiency in Spanish or Creole desirable. In addition, the position requires a valid Florida Driver’s License, current insurance for vehicle owners, the availability of personal transportation, ability to pass a Level II background screening and meet Drug Free Workplace standards, and maintain the ability to meet all physical requirements of the position. Interested parties, please submit your resume to Ruth Acosta-Flores at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



Per diem positions available at $11.00 per hour. This position requires flexibility to accept assignments that will include a variety of locations, shifts and days of the week. Requirements are High School diploma or equivalent (GED) and minimum of one year experience working in a supervised children's program; CPR; and First Aid certification. A valid Florida Driver's License is required, and vehicle owners must have current auto insurance. Reliable transportation and telephone service for scheduling is necessary. All employees must meet Level II background screening standards, Drug Free Workplace standards and training requirements, and must maintain the ability to meet physical requirements of the position.



Full-time and part-time positions available in a residential setting to provide all aspects of care and support to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Duties include assisting residents with daily living skills including bathing, dressing and toileting; training toward independent living; medication administration; participating in community outings; meal preparation and household maintenance. Requirements include HS Diploma/GED and a minimum of one year of experience in a medical, psychiatric, nursing or child care setting OR related experience working with persons with disabilities. The position requires a valid Florida Driver's License, current insurance for vehicle owners, ability to successfully complete Level II background screening, ability to meet DOT physical requirements, and maintain the ability to meet all physical requirements of the position.



F/T Position available to provide in-home/in-field developmental services to children birth to five (0-5) and their families.

Bachelor’s degree, Master degree preferred, in early childhood, special education, psychology or related field (OT, PT, S/L, Humanities, Social Sciences) or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent programmatic experience; 2-3 years of experience working with children in either classroom or home-based setting with developmental focus. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; ability to work well in professional teams and fluency in Spanish and/or Creole in addition to English, is required. CPR and infant CPR training or ability to obtain training within the first six months of hire; current Florida driver license and auto insurance.

Interested parties, please submit your resume to Ruth Acosta-Flores at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..