Building Bridges Developmental and Community Services, Inc.

Career Opportunities

All applicants must satisfactorily pass drug screens, criminal background checks, adult & child maltreatment checks, FBI checks as required by BBDCS, DDS & DHS, and also adhere to the BBDCS’s HIPAA Policy and Procedure regarding privacy and the security of protected health information (PHI).

RECEPTIONIST- LONOKE Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma or GED certificate and one year of experience in a related field. Need to have computer skills in Microsoft Word, Word Perfect, Excel, and Database. Responsibilities: The receptionist answers phones, and receives and relays phone messages. The ideal candidate will meet and help visitors positively and helpfully, verify the identification of visitors, escorts clients to and from classes as needed, and contact food services to add a consumer that comes in late for the daily lunch count. The receptionist is responsible for collecting the mail from the post office, opening and distributing the mail appropriately, as well as maintaining all incoming and outgoing faxes. In charge of processing the Adult Payroll Check monthly. The ideal candidate will be able to manage in-house mail services, monthly employee certificates and birthdays list, conference room scheduling and team meeting notices. Responsible for ordering and maintaining all supplies associated with in-house copiers and keeping supply cabinets stocked and organized as well as calling for repairs as needed. The receptionist manages the purchase order system as approved by the Executive Director as well as prepares monthly budget reports of supplies. Oversees the application process for the Lunch Program and monitors the daily food service process, daily counts, and monthly billing process in Lonoke. Assist the Cabot office manager as needed with their food service process, counts, or questions related to the food service program. Responsible for the bus grant application. The receptionist manages BBDCS' inventory list as well as tracks orders and assigns inventory numbers to items received. Responsible for maintaining a current client face sheet of all BBDCS clients and pulling discharged client sheets monthly or as notified. Maintains an accurate and efficient record filing system. Serves as backup for the HR/Accounting Assistant and Billing. Please download and complete the application below.


Must have a high school diploma or GED and one year of training or experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities
Must have skills with Microsoft Office

Assist with preschoolers' arrival and departure
Maintain preschool consumer file and assist with due process paperwork as needed
Maintains conference packets and updates as needed
Helps with file management
Assist with running reports and maintaining accuracy with attendance and meal counts
Learns and maintains records within the deTASO database
Maintain files and records for Federal food program
Sends notices of conferences to parents/guardians
Schedule preschooler's conferences and maintains conference calendar
Copy therapy and due process information for therapists, quarterly requirements, and AFMC review from preschooler's due process file
Helps with preparing and sending quarterly progress reports to parents
Create and maintain consumer face sheets and information lists
Attend Service Coordination Training and perform Service Coordination duties as outlined by DDS
Obtains proper documentation before releasing consumer information
Maintains and obtains preschooler's prescriptions, special orders, and required documents
Assist in classrooms as needed
Relieves Front Office Receptionist as needed.

Please download or complete the application below.

PRESCHOOL DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL - DSP /CABOT and LONOKE Qualifications: High school diploma, GED, or Alternative Compliance, and one year preferred of experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Responsibilities: Interacts well with consumers, staff and parent/guardians to promote a positive environment. Assist classroom technicians in working with consumers to achieve progress in the specific goals and objectives set for each individual. Must have a comprehensive knowledge of behavior modification methods, the ability to analyze consumer problems and behaviors, an understanding of operational procedures and the ability to help consumers work through problem-solving.  Please download or complete the application below.

FOOD SERVICE STAFF- CABOT Qualifications: High school diploma, GED or Alternative compliance and one year experience in related professional job. Preferred experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Responsibilities: Prepares morning meal, noon meal and afternoon snack for consumers as well as noon meals for staff. Transports, sets up and serves meal at the Cabot Adult Center. Responsible for cleaning up and returning service trays and utensils to the Preschool center for cleaning and sanitizing. Prepares in advance for the next day. Responsible for keeping the kitchen area clean and organized at all times. Please download or complete the application below.

PHYSICAL THERAPIST Qualifications: Holds a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy, Licensed by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy (holds a valid current license), evaluates consumers by review of files, observation and evaluation. Prepare appropriate treatment plan, written evaluation reports, and goals/objectives if indicated by evaluation results, written documentation must be available within BBDCS time frames, responsible for documenting daily the following: each consumer's units of therapy provided on billing log and time sheet, document time in/out in therapy on classroom daily documentation form and initial, and daily note documenting date, therapeutic activities performed, time in/out for therapy, data on objectives, and therapy signature and credentials. Supervise treatment of consumers, reevaluates consumer's performance at least annually, Adheres to set standards from DDS, First Connections, Medicaid, and Department of Education, DHS-Daycare License and BBDCS regarding documentation and time frames as it pertains to therapy. Informs, counsels, and consults with the consumer's family. Prepares quarterly progress reports within the given timelines, Responsible for individual therapy schedule. Recommends appropriate adaptive equipment for consumers and assists families in ordering equipment, promotes community awareness of physical therapy and its role in the center. Please download or complete the application below.

SPEECH THERAPIST Qualifications: Must have a Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology with or working to receive a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Must be licensed by the State of Arkansas or hold a valid certificate or license. A candidate must be eligible for enrollment in the Arkansas Medicaid provider program. Responsibilities: The ideal candidate demonstrates knowledge of the principles, methods and technique of speech therapy. Provide speech and language screening for referrals as well as diagnostic evaluations and treatment in articulate, language, voice, fluency and oral motor. The speech therapist is also responsible for providing hearing screening according to ASHA and state guidelines. The speech therapist also provides written diagnostic evaluations and quarterly reports. The speech therapist is also responsible for providing BBDCS and other appropriate groups (Such as First Connection, Public School, DDS, Medicaid and Q-Source) with written reports within time frames and standards. Must attend evaluations, annual reviews, transition and separation programming conferences, treatment team meetings or other meetings regarding consumer care. The speech therapist is responsible for their own individual therapy schedule. Must document attendance, consumers treated or evaluated, and other duties or activities performed daily. Creates appropriate treatment plans for records, observations and evaluations. Implements therapy plan and is responsible for data collection and record keeping assisting with progress. Reevaluate the consumer's performance and modify if needed as needed or annually. The speech therapist informs, counsels and consults with the consumer's family and other health care workers. Must assist the coordinator with in service education and clinical training programs for staff, students and volunteers. The speech therapist must promote community awareness of speech therapy and its role at the center. The speech therapist is also required to assist and participate in continuing education programs by planning specific learning experiences and arranging for specialists' instruction. BBDCS will pay for one continuing education program per year. Please download or complete the application below.

PART-TIME CDL DRIVER WITH CLASS C or NON-CDL VAN DRIVER Class C-CDL/passenger endorsement for AM/PM routes in the Lonoke/Cabot area. The driver will operate a center vehicle for a twice daily bus route and maintain a travel log. Please download or complete the application below.

BUS RIDER Riders are responsible for the safety and comfort of the consumers. Assist in transferring consumers from car seats, loading and unloading. The rider will be prompt and ready at the scheduled pickup point twice-daily bus route.  Please download or complete the application below. 

HOME and COMMUNITY WAIVER SERVICES - DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP) *(Day, Night and Weekend Shifts Available) Building Bridges Developmental & Community Services is searching for caring individuals to work in our Waiver Supportive Living Program. BBDCS is looking to hire an In-Home Direct Support Professional for our Waiver Services Department. Selected applicant must be able to lift and assist with transfers for client care. A background in CNA or other care giving is preferred. This position works with those who have disabilities in their home, helping them live a more independent life. Please download or complete application below.

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Notice of Nondiscrimination

Building Bridges Developmental and Community Services, Inc., complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other federal equal opportunity laws and therefore does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion, or disability, in admission or access to and treatment in programs and activities, as well as the center's hiring or employment practices. Complaints of alleged discrimination and inquiries regarding the center's nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Compliance Office, PO Box 980, Lonoke, Arkansas 72086, phone 501-676-2786, or the following email address:

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