SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST | Starting Rate is $14.60 per Hour

The Arc of Anchorage
Job Description
The Supported Employment Specialist provides ongoing supervision and support to individuals as directed in developing and maintaining appropriate work skills both on and off the job site. In addition, the Supported Employment Specialist provides support for individuals to assist them in pursuing goals related to community activities, social interactions, essential life skills, and hygiene tasks. This position may work independently but maintains close contact with the assigned supervisor and the team. The job atmosphere is based on the individual's needs.


6 Months Customer Service Experience = Entry Level
Required: High School Diploma/GED. Must be able to complete Certification within 18 months. Six (6) months social service/life experience with individuals who experience an intellectual or developmental disability. Customer Service may be substituted for direct experience where applicable. Six (6) months experience computer proficiency. Must have continuous use of a vehicle during work shifts, valid Alaska driver license, clean driving record, proof of insurance, current TB skin test/health screening and the ability to pass a criminal background check. Must maintain CPR, First Aid, and MANDT certification.

Preferred: One (1) year experience in social services and/or direct care in areas related to individuals who experience intellectual or developmental disabilities. One (1) year computer proficiency experience.


Competitive Benefits Package, see website for more information. Employee Assistance Program, Wellness Program, Value Village discounts.


The Arc of Anchorage is a private, not-for-profit organization founded in 1957 dedicated to serving children and adults who experience developmental, intellectual disabilities and/or mental health issues so that they can lead rich, full, satisfying lives of dignity and purpose. The Arc of Anchorage has been accredited through The Council on Quality Leadership (CQL) and CART since 2014. The Arc of Anchorage is a chapter of The Arc of the United States, a grassroots organization with more than 140,000 members who are affiliated with nearly one thousand state and local chapters across the country.


If you are interested in this position, please visit our website at and submit an online application and upload your resume.
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