ArcWorks

A 38-year career at ArcWorks

Staff Perspectives

Gloria Boose was hired as a Clerk/Typist 38 years ago at what is now ArcWorks. The best thing about coming to work every day, in her opinion, is seeing the people we support. “Everyone is genuine. It’s so refreshing. I feel like I’m doing something good and helping people. This job is rewarding.” Having been with the Arc for so long she has seen many people who used to work at ArcWorks move on to our Silver Lining program, a service for retirement-aged people we support. Gloria expresses that she’s had good supervisors and directors along the way who made …

Guardianship Coordinator

From Direct Support to Guardianship

Staff Perspectives

Terri Lazeski has a long history of helping people. Some of her first experiences include taking care of a boy who had a feeding tube and working at a summer camp for children with disabilities while she was in high school. She graduated with a degree in education and learning disabilities and started her career at the Arc of Monroe at our Clover Hills house in a direct support role. This was her first full time job in the field.  She worked at this location for a year and then moved to Lambert (formerly Crittenden) as a Team Leader, working …

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Mike celebrates a 35-year career

Staff Perspectives

Mike Jennison is celebrating 35 years with the Arc of Monroe! He began his career as a Maintenance Technician for nine houses after which he moved into our facilities department as Manager, and is now Project Manager. His main focus is fire and safety issues, certifications, and OFPC audits, visiting all the houses and day programs to make sure everyone is compliant. Beyond the above he manages renovations and preservation at all locations across the agency. The agency has seen his kids grown up and now grandkids. Colleagues and supervisors have always supported him during the hard times.  Mike describes …

Transition Service

Creating a Life After High School

Join us Mondays – October 21 & 28; November 4, 18 & 25 5:00–8:00 pm Dinner is provided each night. Al Sigl Center 1000 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, NY 14620 TOPIC Creating a Life after High School is a five-session program designed for students and their family members as they plan for life after high school. Learn about opportunities and find answers to the questions that are on everyone’s minds: • Where can I live? • What are the opportunities for learning? • Where can I work? • What can I do for fun? • What agencies can help to provide …

Staff

Wendy’s many hats at the Arc

Staff Perspectives

Wendy Guinn has worn many hats in her career at the Arc of Monroe. She began in a direct support position as a Therapy Aide at Crittenden Day Treatment Program (currently Lambert Day Services) and was later promoted to Team Leader in a core room. Over the years Wendy has held positions as a Treatment Coordinator, Treatment Coordinator – Special Services, Health Care Treatment Manager, Assistant Director of Crittenden Day Treatment Program, Director of Fairport Day Services, Associate Director of Quality Improvement for Day Programs, and PrecisionCare Administrator. Her interest in process brought her to her current position where she …

Open Interviews for Direct Support Professionals and Vehicle Operators

The Arc of Monroe has room for more Direct Support Professional staff in both residential homes and day services with locations across Monroe County. We are also in need of Vehicle Operators to transport people we support to and from their programs and activities. Date: 10/16/19 Time: 4p-6p Location: 2060 Brighton-Henrietta Townline Road, Rochester, NY 14623   Apply ahead and bring your updated resume to Open Interviews! No experience needed, just the desire to have fun, build relationships, and enrich the lives of people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities!  We provide all education and training. We have immediate openings for …

Open Interviews for Direct Support Professionals and Vehicle Operators

The Arc of Monroe has room for more Direct Support Professional staff in both residential homes and day services. We are also in need of Vehicle Operators to transport people we support to and from their programs and activities. Date: 9/21/19 Time: 9a-11a Location: 2060 Brighton-Henrietta Townline Road, Rochester, NY 14623   Apply ahead and bring your updated resume to Open Interviews! No experience needed, just the desire to have fun, build relationships, and enrich the lives of people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities!  We provide all education and training. We have immediate openings for full-time & part-time staff. Our …

Open Interviews – Vehicle Operators

We are hiring Part-Time Vehicle Operators to drive people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities to and from their homes and activities. Job Details: Monday – Friday 30 hrs/week Split shift: 6:30-9:30am & 2:00-5:00pm PAID TRAINING! Benefits Offered: Health Insurance with agency contribution Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Employer Paid term life insurance Retirement plan with Agency match Tuition Reimbursement & Employee Referral Bonus 8 Paid Holidays Required Skills Safely transport residents to and from activities, errands and personal appointments. Assists ambulatory and wheelchair-bound individuals in entering and exiting the vehicle Ensures no passengers are left in the vehicle when route …