RochesterWorks! Job Fair

In partnership with RochesterWorks! Senator Rich Funke and Senator Joe Robach are proud to present this free career fair.  This is a great opportunity for employers to meet with you! Come meet Trisha Wise, Recruiter at the Arc of Monroe, and learn more about working in human services. See all job openings at arcmonroe.org/careers. Wednesday June 26th 9am-12noon 70+ Businesses Attending! Monroe Community College R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center 1000 East Henrietta Road Rochester, NY 14623 Parking in Lot M

Recruiting on the Road

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo brings the Recruiting on the Road job fair to the county’s west side. Nearly 20 businesses featuring more than 250 available jobs will be in attendance. Recruiting on the Road is free and open to the public. Participating companies include: Job seekers are encouraged to dress for success, bring resumes and be ready to talk to recruiters in various industries. For a complete schedule of County job fairs, check out – https://www.imaginemonroe.org/news-and-resources/calendar/recruiting-on-the-road/. Come meet with Trisha Wise, Recruiter at the Arc of Monroe, to find out more about working in human services. See all job openings …

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Celebrating 22 years at the Arc of Monroe

Staff Perspectives

Kristina knew in eighth grade that she wanted to be a Physical Therapist!  She volunteered in the PT departments at children’s hospitals while in high school to learn as much as she could.  10 years later she graduated from college with a degree and we are lucky to have her on staff at the Arc of Monroe. Kristina started her career as a Physical Therapist at Rochester Rehab.  When the Arc of Monroe decided to offer physical therapy on-site she took that opportunity and managed the launch of that service, splitting her time between the clinic and day services. Kristina …

ArcWorks' Daylite Program

Success at Daylite, ArcWorks

Programs and Services

If you haven’t heard, ArcWorks is now an integrated business, hiring both people with and without disabilities.  Part of the ArcWorks experience is participating in a group called Daylite.  Daylite provides service learning/volunteer experiences as a stepping stone for people who will eventually move on to community employment.  Daylite focuses on team building, job skills training, confidence building, self-advocacy, and making friends. Volunteering helps with employment skills and provides a variety of experiences. There are currently three Daylite groups that volunteer at places such as Unity Hospital, Ogden Senior Center and Ronald McDonald House.   “We offer different learning opportunities and …

LifePrep@Naz college graduates and their experiences

Programs and Services

LifePrep@Naz (Nazareth College) is an employment readiness service that provides a college campus experience to its participants. It provides opportunities for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities to continue their education and development with peers in a college classroom setting.  Program participants participate in internships to build job skills, educational opportunities like auditing college classes, and the opportunity to be a part of all campus activities. LifePrep students get to know Nazareth College student mentors who take them to lunch, classes and social events, along with opportunity to form relationships with campus staff and faculty. We are so proud of …

Right fit hiring

Employment

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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Job hunting advice from a recruiter

Employment

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

Employment

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 …

Job Path eases way for people with disabilities

Programs and Services

Home / Today’s Top Stories / Job Path eases way for people with disabilities By: Velvet Spicer February 22, 2019 At 21, Marcus Sample is well on his way to realizing a dream of culinary entrepreneurship, a result of connections made through Job Path, a division of the Arc of Monroe that he otherwise might not have made. Marcus Sample “Job path was suggested by my mom because a lot of the interviews I went to I had trouble setting up myself in a presentable way for them,” Sample explained. “I had a really tough time trying to go into the interviews with a positive …

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Stories Of People We Support

Meet Mike Kirchoff who started his job at ArcWorks, a division of the Arc of Monroe, twenty years ago.  ArcWorks is the contract manufacturing facility on Lyell Avenue in Rochester, NY. A typical day Mike works on the operations floor in assembly.  He works full time Monday through Friday.  A typical day starts at 8:30a when he arrives on the operations floor.  He is hands-on until 10a when he joins a group of colleagues who volunteer locally, cook together, or visit a park.  Mike is back out on the floor after lunch from 12:30 to 3:30. Recently ArcWorks was contracted to …