Since 1964, The Arc has been enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and development disabilities who live, work, play and learn in our community.

The Arc of the Ozarks provides a wide range of programming and services for children, teens, and adults with disabilities. Our dedicated professionals empower individuals to direct their own lives and participate fully as valued members of our community.

We have offices in Springfield, Monett, Joplin, and Kansas City.

Our Career Opportunities

We offer careers that make a difference! Specialized training prepares you to succeed, and we frequently promote from within. In fact, many of our managers began their journey with us a direct support professionals.

We have a wide variety of opportunities for direct support professionals. Whether you want to serve individuals in their homes, communities, school, or summer camps, we have programs for you!

Why Work for Us?

At the Arc of the Ozarks, our vision is to be a leader in service delivery for persons with disabilities by providing an array of supports and services to integrate them into their communities and to enhance the quality of their lives. Because we strive to provide a vast number of services, you have the opportunity to plug into programs that truly interest you. Your recruiter will walk you through what we offer so you can find a position that matches your passions!

Besides the variety of options you could choose, we offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. We want to support you so you can focus on doing what you love at work. We offer flexible hours, a sign-on bonus, referral bonuses, and annual increases based on performance.

We also strive to promote from within. We value the expertise of our direct support staff to become our future leadership. At The Arc, we offer Growth Academy. This is an 10-month course dedicated to teaching leadership skills and providing networking opportunities to our staff who apply for the program.

Contact Information

1501 E. Pythian St., Springfield, Missouri 65802

(417) 868-7217

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