Career Opportunities

General Description
There are full-time, part-time, and PRN positions available in each department.  Job applicants must possess a high school diploma/GED and a valid driver’s license. A background check and drug test may be required. The Irene Wortham Center is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Hours
The Adult Day Activity Program, Human Resources and Administrative Offices are open 8:00-4:30, Mon-Fri. The Early Learning Center is open from 7:00 AM-5:30 PM year-round, except on scheduled Buncombe County School holidays and teacher work days. Our residential homes are open 7 days a week, 365 days a year and have 3 shifts. Supported Employment coaches and employees work on a schedule that fits with that of the various employers.

Benefits
Benefits for full and some part-time staff include: health insurance, paid time off, 403(b) participation, and more.

How To Apply
To submit an application for employment, please click the application link below. You will need Adobe Reader to access the file, which is formatted as a PDF. Print the application, and fill out all required information. Resumes may be attached, but leaving areas of the application blank may result in the application being excluded from consideration. It is very important that the application be signed and dated before submission. You may submit your completed application in any of the following ways:

2016 IWC Employment Application
Directions to HR Department

Note: Irene Wortham Center is a Smoke Free and Fragrance Free Work Environment. 

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Maintenance Technician

Posted Date
April 26, 2017
Full or Part Time
Full Time
Schedule
Monday- Friday 8-5, may vary
Department
Maintenance
Qualifications
  • Must be eighteen years of age or older and possess a valid North Carolina Driver’s License, a clean NC Healthcare Registry check and criminal background.  
Job Description

Ensures IWC and IWRC grounds, equipment and buildings are maintained.

Custodian- ELC

Posted Date
April 26, 2017
Full or Part Time
Full Time
Schedule
Monday- Friday 2nd shift   Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Department
Maintenance
Job Description

To assist the Facilities Manager with all aspects of cleaning and maintaining a clean environment at the Early Learning Center.

Residential Coordinator/ QIDDP

Posted Date
April 18, 2017
Full or Part Time
Full Time
Schedule
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Department
Residential
Qualifications
  • Four year degree; Bachelors in Health and Human Services or other related field preferred
  • At least 2 years experience working with IDD population
Job Description

ADA Compensatory Education Teacher

Posted Date
April 18, 2017
Full or Part Time
Full Time
Schedule
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm   Must have 4 year degree
Department
ADA
Job Description

This position ensures the overall, day-to-day operations of each client program. The operations are conducted in accordance with Irene Wortham Center Policies and Procedures, referring/funding sources, and regulatory agencies’ guidelines and requirements (i.e. DSS, Private Pay, TREND, Smoky Mountain Center, Western Highlands Network, and Asheville-Buncombe Technical College). The position ensures these operations meet the needs of the individuals served.

Habilitation Tech- Rose Street

Posted Date
April 18, 2017
Full or Part Time
Full Time
Schedule
Positions
  • Saturday-Sunday 9am-8pm (Part Time)
  • Saturday-Sunday 8am-11pm (Full Time)
  • Friday-Sunday 11pm-9am (Full Time)
  • Monday-Friday 6am-10am (Part Time, hours may change)
  • PRN, Schedule Varies
Experience preferred, but not required.
Department
Rose Street
Job Description

Provides direct care to all clients including feeding, bathing, dressing, and other custodial requirements. Ensures client’s safety and well-being at all times.  Carryout client individualized programs and services.

Teacher Assistants

Posted Date
April 18, 2017
Schedule
Center Hours: Monday- Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
  • 1st shift, Mon-Fri,  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.,  (Full -Time)
  • PRN or as needed Teacher Assistants
Department
Early Learning Center
Qualifications
  • North Carolina Early Childhood Credentials
  • 1-2 years experience preferred
  • Must attain Qualifying Letter for work in childcare facility
Job Description

 

To assist in teacher planned activities, by implementing daily activities as outlined in teacher plans. Implement IEP/IFSP programs according to teacher prescribed methods and document student progress accurately. Provides direct care and administers medications.

Habilitation Tech- Dogwood

Posted Date
April 18, 2017
Schedule
Available positions:
  • Saturday- Sunday 8am-11pm (Full Time)
  • Saturday-Sunday 9am-8pm (Part Time)
  • PRN, Schedule Varies
Department
Dogwood
Job Description

Provides direct care to all clients including feeding, bathing, dressing, and other custodial requirements. Ensures client’s safety and well-being at all times.  Carryout client individualized programs and services.

Habilitation Tech- Azalea

Posted Date
April 18, 2017
Schedule
Position
  • Split Shift Monday-Friday 6am-8am and then back 4pm-7pm (part time)
  • Saturday and Sunday 9am-8pm (part time)
  • PRN, Schedule Varies
 
Department
Azalea
Job Description

Provides direct care to all clients including feeding, bathing, dressing, and other custodial requirements. Ensures client’s safety and well-being at all times.  Carryout client individualized programs and services.

Job Coach

Posted Date
April 18, 2017
Full or Part Time
Full Time
Schedule
  •  Schedule Varies
Department
Supported Employment
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency
  • Two Years Experience working in Vocational Services with Developmentally Disabled preferred, but not required.
  • Valid Drivers License
Job Description

Responsible for the direct training and supervision of selected clients who are being placed in community jobs.  The duties include, but are not limited to, screening and assessment, job development, and actual training at various job sites in the community.