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KCARC offers fulfilling careers where employees can take pride in the impact they make in their community.
KCARC offers a wide variety of employment opportunities, including Manufacturing, Sewing, Metal & Wood Working, Community Recreation & Rehabilitation, Social Work, Residential Services, Children’s Services, and Administrative positions.

Compensation & Benefits

At KCARC, we offer competitive salary for all positions with some positions including bonus opportunities and shift differential pay. We also offer annual longevity bonuses, referral bonuses (up to $1,000 for full-time referrals and $500 for part-time referrals), and bereavement pay.

Employees receive paid life insurance, as well as the option for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield major medical, dental & vision, short-term and long-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, and an employee assistance program. Employees are also offered a tax deferred annuity retirement plan, 100% vested upon eligibility.

A LiFe / Work Balance

At KCARC, a proper life/work balance is a very important part of being part of the KCARC family. Employees receive generous paid time off, almost three weeks after one year, along with ten paid holidays. We offer child care benefits at the Civitan Children's Center, as well as free admittance to the 1972 Community Center for you and discounted pricing for guests!

Employee Assistance Recruitment

is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Including Disability and Veterans

Current Job Openings

1972 Associate

Job Description

Part-Time positions available

This position is responsible for carrying out day to day activities throughout the facility based on customer needs and wants. They will work closely with Direct Support Professionals (DSP) and Day Programming Coordinator to ensure proper care and safety of individuals. The 1972 Associate will facilitate and assist with activities at 1972 for individuals with disabilities.

Education Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent preferred. Repetitive motion required: lifting, bending, twisting, turning and being on their feet the majority of their shift.

Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Evening & Overnight Hours

Job Description

The Direct Support Professional position is available in full and part-time positions.  

This position is responsible for helping promote and provide self-help skills to individuals assigned to them. They also help provide direct care to the individuals, and assist in the development and implementation of training and leisure activities.  This role can take place in our Adult Day Program, Life Services Instructional Program, Residential Living Program or our Respite Care Program.

Education Requirements

A High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred and previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred, but not required. Lifting, bending, twisting will be required. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and clean driving record.

Benefits

This is a full time position which includes a healthy benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as short and long term disability, life, accident and critical illness insurance plans. KCARC has an excellent retirement plan and an Employee Assistance Program. Employees have access to the Wellness Clinic including most medications and labs at NO CHARGE if they participate in the health insurance plan. Generous paid time off (almost 3 weeks after the first year), employee referral bonuses, longevity pay and more.

Direct Support Professional (DSP)- Adult Day Program

Job Description

The Direct Support Professional position is available in full and part-time positions.  

This position is responsible for helping promote and provide self-help skills to individuals assigned to them. They also help provide direct care to the individuals, and assist in the development and implementation of training and leisure activities.  This role can take place in our Adult Day Program, Life Services Instructional Program, Residential Living Program or our Respite Care Program.

Education Requirements

A High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred and previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred, but not required. Lifting, bending, twisting will be required. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and clean driving record.

Benefits

This is a full time position which includes a healthy benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as short and long term disability, life, accident and critical illness insurance plans. KCARC has an excellent retirement plan and an Employee Assistance Program. Employees have access to the Wellness Clinic including most medications and labs at NO CHARGE if they participate in the health insurance plan. Generous paid time off (almost 3 weeks after the first year), employee referral bonuses, longevity pay and more.

Direct Support Professional (DSP)- Respite- Morning, Evening & Weekend Hours

Job Description

The Direct Support Professional position is available in full and part-time positions.  

This position is responsible for helping promote and provide self-help skills to individuals assigned to them. They also help provide direct care to the individuals, and assist in the development and implementation of training and leisure activities.  This role can take place in our Adult Day Program, Life Services Instructional Program, Residential Living Program or our Respite Care Program.

Education Requirements

A High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred and previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred, but not required. Lifting, bending, twisting will be required. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and clean driving record.

Benefits

This is a full time position which includes a healthy benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as short and long term disability, life, accident and critical illness insurance plans. KCARC has an excellent retirement plan and an Employee Assistance Program. Employees have access to the Wellness Clinic including most medications and labs at NO CHARGE if they participate in the health insurance plan. Generous paid time off (almost 3 weeks after the first year), employee referral bonuses, longevity pay and more.

Janitorial Worker

Job Description

The Janitorial position is responsible for the general maintenance and cleanliness of KCARC's 1972 Community Center. This position requires you to conduct yourself in a manner which is reflective of KCARC's mission to advocate and provide opportunities in a dignified and respectful manner for the total well-being of individuals and families with special needs.

Benefits

This is a full time position which includes a healthy benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as short and long term disability, life, accident and critical illness insurance plans. KCARC has an excellent retirement plan and an Employee Assistance Program. Employees have access to the Wellness Clinic including most medications and labs at NO CHARGE if they participate in the health insurance plan. Generous paid time off (almost 3 weeks after the first year), employee referral bonuses, longevity pay and more.

Music Therapist

Job Description

Our Music Therapist position is a full-time position located in our Residential Division.  

The Music Therapist position will develop and implement a systematic application of music in the treatment of physiological and psychosocial aspects of a participant’s disability. Focus on the acquisition of non-musical skills and behaviors will be a key element in the program for the participants.

Education Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy, Music Education or related field is required and the successful candidate will be required to maintain certification by the National Association of Music Therapists.

Benefits

This is a full time position which includes a healthy benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as short and long term disability, life, accident and critical illness insurance plans. KCARC has an excellent retirement plan and an Employee Assistance Program. Employees have access to the Wellness Clinic including most medications and labs at NO CHARGE if they participate in the health insurance plan. Generous paid time off (almost 3 weeks after the first year), employee referral bonuses, longevity pay and more.


Production Worker 2 - Bundler

Job Descriptions

Cut and Sew Location- Plant 2

Ensure all sewing operators have the correct material and supplies to meet their production requirements and to ensure the correct sizes and bundle amounts of the garment flow through the operator to meet production schedules.

Education Requirements/Other

High School diploma or equivalent is preferred- ability to communicate well, self-motivated, ability to work within a team environment or individually. Should have a flexible schedule to meet demands of the department.

Benefits

This is a full time position which includes a healthy benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as short and long term disability, life, accident and critical illness insurance plans. KCARC has an excellent retirement plan and an Employee Assistance Program. Employees have access to the Wellness Clinic and most medications and labs at NO CHARGE if they participate in the health insurance plan. Generous paid time off (almost 3 weeks after the first year), employee referral bonuses, longevity pay and more.  

Residential Services Coordinator

Job Description

The Residential Services Coordinator will oversee the operation of KCARC's Residential Homes in accordance with all state, federal and agency regulations and policies. This position will also ensure each home operates within the three guiding principles of good health, leisure activities and participant's choice.

Education Requirements

A High School Diploma or equivalent and experience working with individuals with developmental and physical disabilities is required. Bachelor's Degree in Education or Social Services preferred. Must be working toward a B.S. in an acceptable field.

Benefits

This is a full time position which includes a healthy benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as short and long term disability, life, accident and critical illness insurance plans. KCARC has an excellent retirement plan and an Employee Assistance Program. Employees have access to the Wellness Clinic including most medications and labs at NO CHARGE if they participate in the health insurance plan. Generous paid time off (almost 3 weeks after the first year), employee referral bonuses, longevity pay and more.

Sewing Machine Operator 1

Job Description

Sewing Machine Operator 1 positions are full-time, work day shift hours (ending at 3:30 p.m. most days) with occasional overtime and flex schedules required.

Operators are part of a team creating multiple final products including garments, totes, belts and more that meets specified standards. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED and on-the-job training is provided.

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required.

Benefits

This is a full time position which includes a healthy benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as short and long term disability, life, accident and critical illness insurance plans. KCARC has an excellent retirement plan and an Employee Assistance Program. Employees have access to the Wellness Clinic including most medications and labs at NO CHARGE if they participate in the health insurance plan. Generous paid time off (almost 3 weeks after the first year), employee referral bonuses, longevity pay and more.

Sewing Machine Operator 2

Job Description

Sewing Machine Operator 2 positions are full-time, work day shift hours (ending at 3:30 p.m. most days) with occasional overtime and flex schedules required.

Operators are part of a team creating multiple final products including garments, totes, belts and more that meets specified standards. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED and on-the-job training is provided.

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required.

Benefits

This is a full time position which includes a healthy benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as short and long term disability, life, accident and critical illness insurance plans. KCARC has an excellent retirement plan and an Employee Assistance Program. Employees have access to the Wellness Clinic including most medications and labs at NO CHARGE if they participate in the health insurance plan. Generous paid time off (almost 3 weeks after the first year), employee referral bonuses, longevity pay and more.

Teacher Assistant- Part-Time

Job Description

Assisting in implementing all components of children services in the classroom. Assist the classroom teacher in maintaining a developmentally appropriate and language rich classroom setting.

Education Requirements

High school diploma or GED required. Lifting, bending, cleaning, sitting. Repetitive motion required. Maintaining a clean and organized classroom environment.

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