Self-Direction Specialist Virtual Information Session

What is a Self-Direction Specialist?
Learn more about his unique position at The Arc of Monroe during our virtual information session!

Helping those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to live in the community, while also enhancing independence, is just part of the role of a Self-Direction Specialist. The Arc of Monroe invites you to join our growing team as a Self-Direction Specialist, where you can be a part of making a difference in people’s lives.

The Self-Direction service exists to assist people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to choose, manage and pay for goods and services they need to achieve a successful life, as they define it!

As a Self-Direction Specialist, you can expect to:

  • Work directly with people and families to build and co-manage their budget.
  • Co-manage onboarding and training of self-hire staff the person supported chooses.
  • Participate in semi-annual meetings to set /review goals and services with people and families.
  • Collaborate with the community and leverage resources and opportunities for consideration that support people to live their best life.
  • Enjoy generous time off, benefits, flexible hours, partial remote work, competitive pay, a supportive team, and job satisfaction.

We are looking for energetic, highly motivated people to join our team in making a difference in people’s lives, and possess the following skills and experience:

  • Associate’s Degree in a Human Service related field plus 4 years of I/DD experience preferred, but any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved may be considered. FI/Broker training
  • Broker Certification can be obtained while on the job as Fiscal Intermediary.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Experience with EHR systems a plus, but not required.
  • Supervisory experience a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to collaborate with strong teams and also work independently.

For a limited time, you could also earn up to a $500 sign-on bonus! To learn more about the position and our excellent benefits package, join us for a virtual job fair on 12/14 at noon.

Fill out the form below to register. We will email you a link to the session soon.


Dec 14 2021


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Location Name


The Arc of Monroe

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