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 …

Human Resources

From Direct Support to Human Resources

Staff Perspectives

Completely by happenstance in college Michelle Bubel-Kempa had an internship in the human services field and fell in love with it.  She went on to graduate from college with a degree in human services. Started began her career as a Direct Support Professional and was involved in opening Ward Hill and also worked at Clover Hills when that opened. Based on experience she was promoted to Residence Manager soon thereafter. Career opportunity and advancement Her next step was to transition to the Recreation Department in Lambert.  It was in this position that she gained a lot of skills and confidence …

ArcWorks Open Interviews

Build your career at ArcWorks. Stop by Open Interviews to learn about our opportunities. We are hiring for the following positions: Manufacturing Engineering Technician Production Control Coordinator Production Inventory Clerk Production Group Leader Applicants must have valid NYS Driver’s License Apply Now! Find out more about ArcWorks.

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Being a Licensed Practical Nurse


My name is Nicole Miller and I’m a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). I’ve been a nurse with the Arc of Monroe for 6 1/2 years now. Right now I work at one of the residential homes, supporting the medical needs of the people who live there. A Typical Day Below is a list of activities I do as a nurse on an average day: Pass medications Run medical appointments Communicate with Doctor’s offices medical needs of people we support Order Medical Supplies and Medications Attend meeting that pertain to the individuals I support Attend Committee meetings that I am apart …

Right fit hiring


If you find the below article useful please consider making a donation so we can create more. What is right fit hiring? Right fit hiring is a tool to help with employee retention. Hiring well, selecting the right person for the right job helps with retention.  The key principles are: fit for the organization, fit for the team, and fit for the job. How does the process work? Human Resources interviews for fit within the organization. We use behavioral based questions based on our values to see if the candidate would be a good fit in our organization. Those candidates …

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Interview with a Direct Support Professional


Ever wondered what Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) do?  Check out my interview with Kierstin Fuentes about her career as a DSP. How many years have you been a DSP at the Arc of Monroe? Kierstin: I have been a DSP for the Arc for almost 2 years. What are your typical days/hours of work? Kierstin: My typical hours of work are 7:30am-4pm. What are your duties as a DSP? Kierstin: My duties as a DSP are to help the people I support achieve their goals on a daily basis. What does a typical day look like? Kierstin: My typical day …

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Job hunting advice from a recruiter


As a Recruiter for the Arc of Monroe I meet with a lot of candidates for employment.  I spend a lot of time explaining the many great services the Arc provides and discussing how the candidate’s goals match up with what we look for in an employee. If you’re a new college grad or just looking for a new opportunity I’ve got some tips that can help you find that dream job. Where to start There are so many online resources you can use to research businesses of interest, jobs offered and salaries that go along with specific positions.  Check …

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Being a leader doesn’t require a title


Career advancement For employees that are looking to learn and grow in their leadership, the Arc of Monroe offers a variety of development opportunities.  These opportunities range from self-initiated learning to full credential and professional development programs.  Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and Front Line Supervisors (FLSs) can take number of elective class options through our online learning system, Relias.  These modules expand well beyond the information shared in new hire orientation and include new information and trending approaches to the field. Professional development Additionally, Direct Support Professionals and Front Line Supervisors are encouraged to take part in one of the …