Careers

Those who choose to work within BARC Developmental Services do so in a multi-faceted environment that allows each associate to perform, grow and succeed. Because we are a growth-oriented, creative agency we seek associates with wide ranging skills and backgrounds to join our team.

 
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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

BARC Developmental Services offers many career ladders in both clinical and non-clinical areas.  Those who choose to work within BARC Developmental Services do so in a multi-faceted environment that allows each associate to perform, grow and succeed. Because we are a growth-oriented, creative agency we seek associates with wide ranging skills and backgrounds to join our team. 

BARC Developmental Services provides equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, membership in other protected groups, or any other characteristic protected by law, in accordance with applicable federal, state, local laws, and our policy governing nondiscrimination in employment. Employee relatives, friends, or associates are also protected against discrimination in speech and/or actions. All offers of employment are made conditionally upon a successful criminal background check, FBI check, physical/TB/chest-x-ray, and driver’s license check when applicable.

We offer a competitive and comprehensive wage and benefit package, as well as the chance to work for an agency that is committed to improving the quality of life and well being of all those individuals entrusted to our care.   Our benefit package includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Medical Insurance (including prescription, dental, and vision)
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Program (403b)
  • Paid Holidays, Personal, Sick, and Vacation
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Credit Union
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary Term Life

We encourage you to explore the career opportunities that are available. To discuss a position with a Human Resources Representative call us toll-free at 1-888-225-6755 x 348.

 You may also fill out our
Online Application.

You may also print out an employment application form by clicking here: Employment Application
 and sending it to:
                               BARC Developmental Services
                               ATTN: Human Resources
                               P.O. Box 470
                               Holicong, PA 18928

BARC Developmental Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

POSITIONS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:

EARLY INTERVENTION

Instructional Assistant -- part-time and full time

Have you always had an interest in working with children? BARC is looking for you to join our team providing services to children ages three to five with special learning needs at our early intervention center in Croydon. Work alongside the classroom Teacher in implementing each child’s individual education plan. Help in stimulating the children’s development through creative educational models and activities. This is a great opportunity for those who enjoy working in team environment

Minimum qualifications:
  • High school diploma/GED plus two years work experience related to the care and development of young children in a childcare setting      OR:

  •  A high school diploma/GED and 15 college credit hours in early childhood education,childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field with one year experience or the human services field and one year’s experience with young children 

  • Valid driver’s license, 3 years driving experience and good driving record required

Instructional Assistant -- provisional (substitute)

Have you always had an interest in working with children? BARC Developmental Services is looking for you to join our team providing services to children ages three to five with special learning needs at our early intervention center in Croydon. Work alongside the classroom Teacher in implementing each child’s individual education plan. Help in stimulating the children’s development through creative educational models and activities. This is a great opportunity for those who enjoy working in team environment.

Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma plus two years work experience with children in a childcare setting or a high school diploma and 15 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field plus one year experience.

This is a provisional position (substitute). There are no set hours, however any work hours would be between the hours of 8am to 4pm, Tuesday through Friday.

Therapists

Occupational, Physical & Speech Therapists
 
If you enjoy helping young children grow and develop then join our team! BARC Developmental Services  Early Intervention program seeks licensed independent contractors  who are willing to work in the home,  community  or centers with children ages birth to five  years old who have special learning needs. Opportunities available throughout Bucks  County.

Requirements for all positions include valid driver’s license and own vehicle for agency business.
Additional requirements:
Speech therapists for birth to age 2 program:  Pennsylvania  license to practice and Master's degree  required. Pennsylvania teaching certificate preferred
Speech therapists for ages 3 – 5 program: Pennsylvania license to practice , Pennsylvania teaching certificate and  Master’s  degree required
Occupational therapists: Pennsylvania license to practice and Master's degree
Physical therapists: Pennsylvania license to practice and Master's degree  


RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

Program Director

BARC seeks a caring professional with excellent organizational and supervisory skills to direct  person centered services for individuals receiving residential  supports. This individual will direct all facets of our Residential Services CLA, Supported Living and Life Sharing Programs under the direction of the Residential Director.

Qualifications include a BA in a human services field, five years prior experience supporting individuals with developmental disabilities, and direct staff supervision experience.  Must meet regulations requirement for QMRP and Program Specialist. Additional qualifications are effective leadership, communication and problem solving competencies as well as computer skills & a valid driver’s license. This position is based in our Ivyland Residential Office but frequent travel to Quakertown area office and residential homes is required.    EOE

Admin Services Coordinator – Part Time

The Administrative Services Coordinator works daytime hours, Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 4:30pm, and is based in the Residential office in Warminster, PA. This position is expected to demonstrate support to individuals through consistent communication and practices between the Residential offices, including work assignments at the alternate location, the exchange of interoffice mail and assistance with maintenance of positive working relations with appropriate agencies, administrative officials, other associates, and the general public. Office duties include: administrative support, data management, opening and closing of office, phone coverage, word processing, office and equipment oversight and stocking, scheduling of office activities, and various other duties.

Requirements: Minimum High school diploma. Must have knowledge of secretarial, office administrative procedures, and knowledge of use and operation of standard office equipment, at a level generally acquired through 2+ years related experience. Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and database software. Some analytical ability is required in order to gather and summarize data for reports, find solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritize work. Work requires continual attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines

Assistant Home Manager

Working supervisor to provide direct care and assist Home Manager to monitor all aspects of a residential group home supporting adults with intellectual disabilities. Work as a team member. Take the opportunity to develop your own supervisory skills for future career growth at BARC Developmental Services. Build lasting relationships with those you support and work alongside. 

Requires:

  • Minimum of six months experience working with individuals with special needs.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be physically able to provide assistance to the individuals supported. 

Full-time position in the Doylestown or Quakertown area. Hours generally 3 – 11 pm and every other weekend.


Direct Support

Become part of a team of motivated direct care professionals. Assist adults with developmental disabilities become more independent by offering guidance and support for daily living activities, self-help and social skills following prescribed support plans. Encourage personal choice and community integration through various activities. 

Requirements:

  • Education equivalent to high school,
  • Ability to learn approved safety techniques, and provide physical assistance to individuals supported.
  • Must be at least twenty-one years of age with a valid driver's license and good driving record. 

Positions available in Doylestown and Quakertown areas including a variety of afternoon, evening and weekend hours.
SIGNING BONUS FOR RESIDENTIAL DIRECT CARE STAFF!
 

Life Sharing Provider

Become a Life Sharing provider to an adult with developmental disabilities. Life Sharing is typically a long-term relationship allowing the individual to feel the security of becoming a member of a family and community. A Life Sharing provider may be a married couple, a single person or several single persons who are sensitive to individuals with special needs; who have access to transportation and a residence with adequate living space to welcome another family member. Participating families receive tax-free reimbursement for expenses incurred. To learn more about opportunities call Melanie Tiedeman at 215-536-2097 ext 308.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of one-year previous experience
  • a high school diploma or GED a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
Home Manager

Use your leadership and direct care background to manage a Quakertown area group home serving adults having developmental disabilities. Provide support to individuals which create therapeutic relationships in both home and community settings. Train and supervise direct care staff to ensure active treatment and accurate documentation according to regulatory requirements. Offer guidance and supervision to each individual in his/her progress toward a more independent lifestyle. We believe in quality service, a team approach and professional development support.

Requirements:
  • a minimum of one-year previous experience
  • a high school diploma or GED
  • a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record 

VOCATIONAL SERVICES


Activities Assistant

Opportunity to supervise and assist adults having developmental disabilities in a day program that emphasizes social and recreational activities. Implement daily activities allowing for maximum participation, as well as assistance with direct care to those supported.

Requirements: Must have a high school diploma or GED, and be physically able to provide physical assistance to individuals supported. Must have valid driver's license and good driving record according to agency policy. Must be able to learn and become certified in CPR and First Aid.

Full-time, Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; one day until 5 pm , in the Quakertown Production Facility.

Production Coach 

Provide support to adults with developmental disabilities involved in light assembly-line production activities.  Act as a role model by reinforcing appropriate social and work behavior and document progress of workers supported. 

 Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to perform physical assembly work
  • Ability to assist workers with direct care needs throughout the day. 

Full-time positions, Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm, available in our Warminster and Quakertown production facilities.


Production Worker--Provisional (on-call)

Worker needed at Quakertown and Warminster Production facilities to perform contract work including light assembly, packing and sorting according to facility qualitative and quantitative levels and acting as a role model for workers supported and others within the facility.

Work hours are on an as-needed basis generally between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Previous manufacturing experience such as production activities that include light assembly, quality control, inspection, some machine operation and light lifting preferred. Experience with persons having developmental disabilities and/or senior citizens preferred.

SUPPORT SERVICES

General Ledger Bookkeeper

The General Ledger Bookkeeper position that is located in Holicong, (Buckingham) PA.  This position is responsible to the individuals supported for contributing to proactive fiscal management of the agency’s resources and financial opportunities. The General Ledger Bookkeeper processes and records detailed bookkeeping information according to accepted accounting practices and performs tasks related to payroll, general ledger, pension, depreciation, accounts payable and accounts receivable functions within the fiscal Department. 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent with some post high school education in Accounting required
  • Associates degree in Accounting desirable
  • Four years previous work experience as a bookkeeper required
  • Knowledge of standard office equipment and computer software applications including Excel, word processing, spreadsheets and database software
  • Background checks will include criminal, child abuse, motor vehicle and professional references