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BARC Developmental Services offers many career ladders in both clinical and non-clinical areas.  Those who choose to work within BARC Developmental Services do so in a multi-faceted environment that allows each associate to perform, grow and succeed. Because we are a growth-oriented, creative agency we seek associates with wide ranging skills and backgrounds to join our team.

BARC Developmental Services provides equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, membership in other protected groups, or any other characteristic protected by law, in accordance with applicable federal, state, local laws, and our policy governing nondiscrimination in employment. Employee relatives, friends, or associates are also protected against discrimination in speech and/or actions. All offers of employment are made conditionally upon a successful criminal background check, FBI check, physical/TB/chest-x-ray, and driver’s license check when applicable.

We offer a competitive and comprehensive wage and benefit package, as well as the chance to work for an agency that is committed to improving the quality of life and well being of all those individuals entrusted to our care.   Our benefit package includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Medical Insurance (including prescription, dental, and vision)
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Program (403b)
  • Paid Holidays, Personal, Sick, and Vacation
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Credit Union
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary Term Life

We encourage you to explore the career opportunities that are available. To discuss a position with a Human Resources Representative call us toll-free at 1-888-225-6755 x 348. Be sure to ask about our increased starting rates. BARC Developmental Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

You may also fill out our

Employment Application
and send it to:
BARC Developmental Services
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 470
Holicong, PA 18928

Or contact our recruiters directly:
Toll Free: 888-225-6755



Independent Contractors

Occupational, Physical & Speech Therapists

If you enjoy helping young children grow and develop then join our team! BARC Developmental Services  Early Intervention program seeks licensed independent contractors  who are willing to work in the home,  community  or centers with children ages birth to three years old who have special learning needs. Opportunities available throughout Bucks  County.

Requirements for all positions include valid driver’s license and own vehicle for agency business.
Additional requirements:

Speech therapists:  Pennsylvania  license to practice and Master’s degree required. Pennsylvania teaching certificate preferred

Occupational therapists: Pennsylvania license to practice and Master’s degree

Physical therapists: Pennsylvania license to practice and Master’s degree


ICF/MR Program Director

BARC Developmental Services seeks a caring professional with excellent organizational and supervisory skills to direct person centered services for individuals receiving residential supports. This individual will direct all facets of our Residential Services ICF Programs under the direction of the Residential Director.

The Program Director is responsible for the overall operation and management of assigned residential offices which includes budget preparation, staff selection and supervision, maintenance, safety inspections and monitoring, regulatory compliance, waiver compliance, teambuilding and leadership.

The Program Director works a combination of morning, daytime and evening hours and should demonstrate that 20% of their work time occurs in the home, generally with the Program Manager/Coordinator or Home Manager, when the individuals are present to monitor and develop quality compliance with regulations. This position assures time allocation between regions and homes is balanced and follows a reliable schedule.

The satisfaction of the individuals supported through BARC Developmental Services is essential. The Program Director is expected to assist individuals, family members and others with concern and empathy; respect their confidentiality and privacy and, at all times, communicate in a courteous and respectful manner.

Qualifications include: a Bachelor’s degree in a human services field, five years prior experience supporting individuals with Intellectual disabilities, and direct care staff supervision experience. Interested applicants must meet regulations requirement for QMRP and Program Specialist. Additional qualifications are effective leadership, communication and problem solving competencies as well as computer skills & a valid driver’s license. This position is based in our Quakertown Residential Office but frequent travel to the Warminster area office and residential homes is required.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in hearing more about this position, please send an E-Mail to Additional information, including salary and benefits package will then be sent to you. Thank you for your interest in the ICF/MR Program Director position with BARC Developmental Services.


Registered Nurse/LPN Nurse

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the individuals you support as well as a stable Monday through Friday schedule with weekends and holidays off?

Interested in a RN/LPN nursing position offering daytime hours with no weekends or holidays for a well-established non-profit organization? BARC Developmental Services is a non-profit agency serving Bucks County Pennsylvania individuals and families since 1951. BARC offers paid training, a competitive wage, an excellent benefit package (after 60 days of employment) and opportunities for advancement.

Great opportunity for proactive, self-motivated LPN or RN. Monday to Friday with rotating on-call. Case manage medical needs of individuals with intellectual disabilities for two ICF homes in the Quakertown area. Ensure that each individual receives quality medical supports that meet or exceed agency and regulatory requirements. Work in assigned homes in close cooperation with Home Managers and program staff to meet the health and welfare of the residents. Participate in planning from pre-admission to discharge of individuals supported and maintain close communication with residents, staff, community physicians, medical facilities, day program providers and family members. Participate as a member of individual treatment teams for assigned homes; develop and train associates and consumers in related health matters; provide staff training in medication administration and conduct monitoring of medication practices and documentation in the homes.

The Nurse works primarily daytime hours with flexibility for early morning and late afternoon hours. 50% of the nurse’s work time occurs in the homes when the individuals are present to role model consistent medical support to individuals. The Nurse may be expected to fulfill portions of other nursing staff duties in the absence of that nursing staff. This position will assume nursing on-call rotational responsibilities as scheduled. (generally one week rotations every 5 –6 weeks with additional compensation).


  • Valid Pennsylvania LPN or RN license.
  • Previous experience working with people having intellectual disabilities preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
  • Able to listen and communicate well with others.
  • Valid driver’s license in state of residence and acceptable driving record according to agency policy.
  • Computer skills helpful
  • Some non-traditional hours required to meet the needs of the individuals.
  • BARC Developmental Services offers a competitive wage for the industry and a comprehensive benefit package after 60 days of employment. If you are interested in this position, please respond to this ad and we will send you further details regarding the job description and salary.


    Assistant Home Manager

    Working supervisor to provide direct care and assist Home Manager to monitor all aspects of a residential group home supporting adults with intellectual disabilities. Work as a team member. Take the opportunity to develop your own supervisory skills for future career growth at BARC Developmental Services. Build lasting relationships with those you support and work alongside.


    • Minimum of six months experience working with individuals with special needs.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and be physically able to provide assistance to the individuals supported.

    Full-time position in the Doylestown or Quakertown area. Hours generally 3 – 11 pm and every other weekend.

    Support Associate

    Become part of a team of motivated direct care professionals. Assist adults with developmental disabilities become more independent by offering guidance and support for daily living activities, self-help and social skills following prescribed support plans. Encourage personal choice and community integration through various activities.


    Education equivalent to high school,

    • Ability to learn approved safety techniques, and provide physical assistance to individuals supported.
    • Must be at least twenty-one years of age with a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

    Positions available in Doylestown and Quakertown areas including a variety of afternoon, evening and weekend hours.

    Life Sharing Provider

    Become a Life Sharing provider to an adult with developmental disabilities. Life Sharing is typically a long-term relationship allowing the individual to feel the security of becoming a member of a family and community. A Life Sharing provider may be a married couple, a single person or several single persons who are sensitive to individuals with special needs; who have access to transportation and a residence with adequate living space to welcome another family member.Participating families receive tax-free reimbursement for expenses incurred. To learn more about opportunities call Melanie Tiedeman at 215-536-2097 ext 308.


    • Minimum of one-year previous experience
    • a high school diploma or GED a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record

    Food Services Assistant

    The Food Services Assistant is responsible for the daily operation of the Food Services program that is designed to train assigned workers in all aspects of food service.
    The Food Services Assistant will train 4 to 6 individuals with developmental disabilities in all phases of food preparation, serving, sales and clean-up. This will include hygiene requirements and safety issues surrounding use of all equipment and based on the skill and interest of the individuals supported. This position must demonstrate full understanding of and compliance with local health regulations, and must become certified as a Food Safety Manager as required by the Bucks County Department of Health.
    This position is based at the production facility in Warminster. The schedule is Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30 pm – 40 hours per week.

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • 2 years related experience in and knowledge of food service, cafeteria operations, food preparation, inventory and distribution
    • 1 year experience in coaching others to perform tasks
    • Good command of oral and written English
    • interpersonal skills
    • attention to detail
    • Valid PA driver’s license and acceptable driving record
    • Own transportation for agency business


    Production Coach

    Rewarding position providing support to adults with developmental disabilities involved in light assembly-line production activities.  Act as a role model by reinforcing appropriate social and work behavior and document progress of workers supported. Must be willing to provide assistance with personal hygiene.


    • High school diploma or GED
    • Good communication skills
    • Ability to perform physical assembly work
    • Ability to assist  workers with direct care needs throughout the day.
    • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record according to agency policy

    Full-time position, Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm, available in our Quakertown and Warminster production facilities.


    Activities Assistant

    Opportunity to supervise and assist adults having developmental disabilities in a day program that emphasizes social and recreational activities. Implement daily activities allowing for maximum participation, as well as assistance with direct care to those supported.


    • Must have a high school diploma or GED
    • Be physically able to provide physical assistance to individuals supported
    • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record according to agency policy
    • Must be able to learn and become certified in CPR and First Aid

      Full-time, Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Positions available at our Quakertown and Warminster locations.


    Production Worker–Provisional (on-call)

    Worker needed at Quakertown and Warminster Production facilities to perform contract work including light assembly, packing and sorting according to facility qualitative and quantitative levels and acting as a role model for workers supported and others within the facility.

    Work hours are on an as-needed basis generally between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Previous manufacturing experience such as production activities that include light assembly, quality control, inspection, some machine operation and light lifting preferred. Experience with persons having developmental disabilities and/or senior citizens preferred.