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The Arc of Opportunity Recreation Relief in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Position Summary: The Arc of Opportunity is actively seeking part–time / per diem staff to join our Saturday Recreation’s relief staff pool. Recreation relief staff work when they have the availability to pick-up an available Saturday shift.

Location: Fitchburg, Massachusetts (and surrounding communities)

Hours: Per diem. Saturdays from 11-4 or 10-5/6, depending on the day’s activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Support Recreation Program Coordinator and participants during the Saturday outings into the community. These include outings to sporting events, museums, restaurants, arts and crafts venues, etc.

  • Conducts oneself professionally by maintaining respect, following regulations and agency policies and adhering to confidentiality requirements in all assigned duties

  • Attends mandatory trainings and meetings as assigned and required.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and commitment to agency mission and fundamental values

  • Frequent driving of facility motor vehicles and vans

  • Additional duties as assigned

  • Physical demands include: Frequent standing, pushing, pulling, walking, stooping, lifting and twisting


  • High school diploma or GED is required, experience in relevant field preferred

  • A valid driver’s license and acceptable CORI/Finger printing and driving record are required at all times during employment with The Arc of Opportunity.

Physical Requirements:

· Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.; kneel, bend and carry items; and sustain periods of walking, standing, and sitting

· Ability to physically assist individuals according to their needs

· Ability to sustain periods of walking, standing, and sitting.

Mental Requirements:

· Demonstrated superior communication skills, both in verbal and written English

· Functional and situational reasoning to follow policy, problem solve, exercise sound judgment, prioritize multiple tasks, and manage crisis