Family Support Coordinator

The Arc of Opportunity in North Central Massachusetts

job description

$3500 Sign On Bonus for New Hires!

$1500 Referral Bonus for Current Employees!

Schedule: Tuesday & Wednesday (10am-6pm), Friday (9am-5pm) & Saturday (10am-6pm) 40 hr/week *Evenings are required once a month for dances*


Join Our Dynamic Team at The Arc of Opportunity!

Are you passionate about making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities? Do you thrive in a supportive and collaborative work environment? Look no further! The Arc of Opportunity is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Program Coordinator in our recreation department.


Who are we?

For over 70 years, The Arc of Opportunity has been a leading agency providing exceptional services to individuals with disabilities. We are committed to fostering an inclusive society where every person has the opportunity to thrive. Our staff members are our greatest resource, and we value their contributions and personal growth.


What do we offer?

At The Arc, we believe in recognizing the value of our employees. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including generous paid time off for holidays, vacations, and sick leave. We reimburse mileage at .50 a mile. We are committed to creating a supportive work environment where you can grow both personally and professionally. We also offer a $3500 Sign On Bonus for New Hires and a $1500 Referral Bonus for current employees. 


What is Family Supports and Recreation?

Family Supports provides various resources to families and participants including community integration opportunities through our recreation program. Our recreation program assists individuals with disabilities access the community in a fun and safe way.


What does a Family Support and Recreation Coordinator do?

The Family Supports and Recreation Coordinator works closely with the Program Director of Family Supports and Recreation to offer and support individuals with disabilities in-community recreation and integration. The staff will oversee and facilitate the participants in weekend recreation activities including, but not limited to, theater performances, art exhibits, festivals, and sporting events. The Family Supports and Recreation Coordinator also facilitates evening events including dances and intramural leagues for bowling. This position also works with the Program Director to provide resources to families of individuals with disabilities in other capacities and perform case management type duties as needed. The Family Support and Recreation Coordinator plans, creates, and distributes the schedule and newsletter for the program. The schedule for this position is flexible, with Saturdays required. 


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must pass background checks and pre-employment screenings including TB test and CORI.

  • High School Diploma required; Bachelors in related field preferred but not required (experience can substitute for degree)

  • Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office, email communication, internet, ADP payroll app

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively collaborate with program participants and fellow staff

  • Compassionate, resourceful, and eager to learn.

  • Physical demands may include frequent standing, pushing, pulling, walking, stooping, lifting and/or twisting

  • Valid driver's license and reliable personal vehicles meeting state requirements.


Join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities. Apply today and be part of an organization dedicated to providing exceptional services and fostering a more inclusive society. Go to and apply today. We look forward to reviewing your application and discussing how you can contribute to The Arc of Opportunity's mission.


The Arc of Opportunity is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and abilities.

contact information

business: The Arc of Opportunity in North Central Massachusetts
contact: Shekhinah Al-Aziz
address: 564 Main Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
phone: 978-343-6662 (Call Now)

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