ASLEEP OVERNIGHT - The Arc of Opportunity - Fitchburg, MA

Full Time
Salary: 11 (USD) Hourly

The Asleep Overnight Support is responsible for the being physically present in a residential program to ensure the well-being of supported individuals. Maintains positive, professional relationships with individuals served, families/guardians, peers, community partners and government agencies.

Position Schedule:
Thursday, Friday, Saturday (11pm to 9am)

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Physical demands include: Frequent standing, pushing, pulling, walking, stooping, lifting and twisting.
  • Ability to perform physical restraint if necessary.
  • Ability to transfer, change, shower assist with toileting and all personal care needs of the individuals supported.
  • Frequent driving of facility motor vehicles and vans.
  • Provide light to medium maintenance/domestic functions associated with residential programs including but not limited to: shoveling snow, cleaning, laundry, cooking, and grounds keeping.
  • Functional and situational reasoning to follow policy, problem solve, exercise sound judgment, prioritize multiple tasks, and crisis manage.
  • Cross functional communication skills, written and oral, which convey clear and concise information in a professional and respectful manner to individuals supported, family members/guardians, peers, government agencies, community partners and all employees throughout the organization.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Residential Managers in delivering service standards of excellence and ensure operational compliance within assigned program in accordance with federal, state and agency regulations.
  • Oversee and monitor administration of medications as appropriate.
  • Completes program specific assignments including bed checks, nutritional meal planning, monitoring and maintaining inventory of household products, and assisting with transportation service.
  • Follows defined end of shift check-list to ensure security of program site.
  • Implement Individual Support Plans for individuals based on assessments, objectives and goals.
  • Attends mandatory trainings and meetings as assigned and required. Maintains all required certifications.
  • Conducts oneself professionally, maintaining respect, following regulations and agency policies and adhering to confidentiality requirements in all assigned duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record and CORI is required at all times during employment with The Arc of Opportunity.
  • High school diploma or GED is required, experience in relevant field preferred.

For full time staff - Comprehensive benefits package including vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, health, dental, life, disability, and 401K. Advancement opportunities.

The Arc of Opportunity is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged.

The Arc of Opportunity North Central Massachusetts is a smoke free workplace and campus.

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