Social and Human Service Assistant

Ouachita Parish

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Position Description

ARCO, A COMMUNITY RESOURCE is a nonprofit United Way Agency that provides services for babies and adults with developmental disabilities and their families throughout northeast Louisiana since 1954.

Social and Human Service Assistant
(Personal Choices and Community Inclusion)

The SHSA's responsibility is to recognize that men and women with intellectual disabilities can learn
and enjoy growing in skill and knowledge and that they can live their lives as full community citizens with fully vested rights when provided the correct support.

To provide support for adults with intellectual disabilities by :

Assuring the health and safety of those supported;

Implement, document, and report on participant’s plan of care.

Read, comprehend and implement program guidelines and standards, write with clarity;

Assist with and teach health, safety, personal care, domestic and social skills;

Model behavior and interactions appropriate to community standards;

Transport a person in the worker’s vehicle.

*NOTE: As you begin this process please know that only applications which are filled out completely and accurately will be considered.

You MUST provide a minimum of 6 business references and 3 personal references. In the event you do not have 6 business references, you must substitute additional personal references as you are completing the online application.

(A full Job Description and list of Essential Functions are available at ARCO's Human Resource Department, 900 N. 3rd St., Monroe, LA. ARCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.)