LifePrep@Naz Mentors

Volunteer

Having student mentors as part of the fabric of LifePrep@Naz is what makes this program such an incredible experience for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They not only provide support for LifePrep students, but also become genuine friends who make a life-long impact on their peers. Recently, we sent out a survey to all of our LifePrep Mentors to learn more about what makes this program so meaningful to them. The responses were amazing and truly highlighted the sense of comradery and respect that we strive to encompass in all Arc of Monroe programs.   100% of Mentors Agreed …

MCC Experience Employment Readiness Program

MCC Experience Free Virtual Information Session – Arc of Monroe Pre-Vocational Program

FREE Employment Readiness Webinar Event Topic: MCC Experience Free Virtual Information Session Arc of Monroe Pre-Vocational, Program of the Week   The Arc of Monroe is inviting all Transition Specialists, Special Education Teachers, transition aged students and their families, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), and Care Coordinators to learn more about The Arc of Monroe’s Employment Readiness/Pre-Voc services. We’re excited to be offering virtual info-sessions over the next few months to highlight each of our six, pre-voc programs. These sessions will include presentations by Program Directors, people who are currently enrolled, and for some programs, people who have …

Social Good Career Expo

Stop by the Social Good Career Expo at the University of Rochester and meet Arc of Monroe recruiter Trisha Wise. Learn why the Arc of Monroe is the agency of choice in Rochester, NY. See all job openings HERE. Date February 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Place University of Rochester 252 Elmwood AveRochester, NY 14642 

LifePrep@Naz Information Session III

Join us for a LifePrep@Naz Information Session and Nazareth College campus tour. To register contact Janice M. Fortuna, jfortun1@naz.edu, 585-472-9735 with your name and the number of people attending. Nazareth College will contact registrants with parking and location information about one week prior to the session. Session III Date: 1/29/2020 Time: 9:30a-11:00a Location: Nazareth Collge, exact on-campus location TBD   LifePrep@Naz is a collaboration between the Arc of Monroe, Victor Central School District, and Nazareth College. Participants attend college classes, participate in vocational internships, and enjoy a vibrant campus social life. Nazareth College students provide academic support, peer mentorship, and friendship.

LifePrep@Naz Information Session II

Join us for a LifePrep@Naz Information Session and Nazareth College campus tour. To register contact Janice M. Fortuna, jfortun1@naz.edu, 585-472-9735 with your name and the number of people attending. Nazareth College will contact registrants with parking and location information about one week prior to the session. Session II Date: 11/13/19 Time: 9:30a-11:00a Location: Nazareth Collge, exact on-campus location TBD   LifePrep@Naz is a collaboration between the Arc of Monroe, Victor Central School District, and Nazareth College. Participants attend college classes, participate in vocational internships, and enjoy a vibrant campus social life. Nazareth College students provide academic support, peer mentorship, and friendship.

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 …

RIT Enrichment offers a one-week inclusive exerience

Programs and Services

The Arc of Monroe, a not-for-profit organization supporting people with disabilities in Monroe County, was awarded $15,000 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services.  A portion of the grant goes towards recreation programs like The Arc of Monroe’s James M. Papero Enrichment Program at the Rochester Institute of Technology. For 26 years, the Arc of Monroe has provided a week-long inclusive experience for adults with developmental disabilities in partnership with RIT.  The five-day, overnight summer program which ran 6/25 – 6/29 included classes taught by faculty and student volunteers from RIT, staff from The Arc of …