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The Arc Upper Valley is a nonprofit organization that advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to ensure the protection of their basic human and civil rights while supporting them to live the lives they choose.  

At The Arc, we are driven by the vision to make our community more inclusive for everyone.  Fullfilling this goal requires passion and diversity of skills and background.  Help us make a difference in the lives of the people that we advocate for, their families, and the community as a whole by joining our team.

Current Job Openings

Director of Individual and Family Services



Director of Individual and Family Services

Position Summary: The Arc Upper Valley seeks a full-time Director of Individual and Family Services to advance the civil rights of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) and support their inclusion in the community. The Director of Individual and Family Services will be responsible to strengthen and grow programs for people with IDD and their families. Responsibilities include providing direct advocacy services (education, services and supports, community access, etc.); coordinating and facilitating social activities; planning, coordinating, and facilitating trainings for program participants and community members; collaborating with team members and community partners; gathering, analyzing, and reporting on program data; and grant writing for program sustainability.


Qualifications: The applicant should have a bachelor’s degree in social work, rehabilitation, psychology, sociology, or related field, preferred; or five years related experience and/or training and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. The applicant should also have advanced leadership and team management skills, ability to work independently, well-developed verbal and written communication skills, comprehensive mathematical skills, computer literacy skills, ability to work a flexible schedule. Applicant must possess and valid driver’s license and have a reliable motor vehicle and proof of insurance.


Questions about this position should be directed to

Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume to The Arc Upper Valley, 2500 Demers Avenue, Grand Forks, ND 58201.

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