Community Connections to Project SEARCH: Cedric Burton’s Transition

Stories Of People We Support

Empowering people to achieve their goals and thrive in their communities is The Arc of Monroe’s primary mission. It’s always incredibly rewarding for staff to watch people they support work hard and see their dreams come to fruition. Cedric Burton is one of those people. Cedric knew that he wanted a job someday. As he explored job readiness services, he started attending Community Connections, a program at The Arc of Monroe that allowed him to volunteer with his peers, as well as receive classroom instruction centered on gaining various job skills. “We do a mixture of volunteering and core room. …

David Dean Joins Arc of Monroe as Senior Director of Community Services

Staff Perspectives

David Dean has officially started his new role as Senior Director of Community Services at The Arc of Monroe. He joins the agency with a wealth of experience in the IDD and Mental Health fields and has been leading diverse teams for many years. Since 2007, Dave has worked at Easterseals New Jersey where he provided oversight to the organization’s mental health case management, supportive housing, and day habilitation programs. He also has previous experience as a clinical coordinator and overseeing homeless services. “I wanted to work with The Arc of Monroe because of the extensive array of services The …

Peggy Robinson Joins Arc of Monroe as Talent Acquisition Specialist

Staff Perspectives

Peggy Robinson joined The Arc of Monroe team in March as a Talent Acquisition Specialist to recruit direct support professionals across the agency, as well as help with other tasks within the human resources department. She comes into this new role with more than 20 years of experience and a wealth of knowledge in the HR field. Prior to her role at The Arc of Monroe, Peggy was employed in the HR department at Anthony Jordan Health Corporation and the Rochester City School District. Peggy earned both a Bachelors Degree in General Business and an Masters Degree in Human Resources …

Open Interview Hiring Event – June 1st

The Arc of Monroe Offers Pay Announces Open Interview Event and Pay Increases for Direct Support Staff   Open Interviews: June 1st, 2021 from 9 am – 3 pm at 2060 Brighton-Henrietta Townline Road The Arc of Monroe will be hosting a Walk-In Open Interview Event on Tuesday, June 1st, 2021.  The event will be held at 2060 Brighton-Henrietta Townline Road. Candidates will have the opportunity to meet managers from each hiring department and to complete interviews on-the-spot. The Arc of Monroe is hiring for Direct Support Professionals with a new starting pay of $15.75/hour within residential, and $15/hour in …

Job Path Launches Brand New Website!

Employment, Programs and Services

In 1981, JobPath was the first to establish employment services for people with disabilities in the Western New York region. Job Path is a recognized leader in providing innovative employment services and is Monroe County’s largest supported employment agency. JobPath has worked with hundreds of businesses throughout Rochester and the surrounding area to create employment connections.   JobPath Launches Brand New Website! JobPath has been helping connect Rochester-area businesses with qualified, pre-screened candidates for decades. Now that’s even easier! Check out our new website, JobPathRochester.org, and learn how our supported employment agency specializes in finding jobs for people of various …

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Open Interview at ArcWorks

Open Interview at ArcWorks Monday, April 12, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Interview on-the-spot with Hiring Team 1651 Lyell Avenue, Rochester ArcWorks, a division of The Arc of Monroe, is hiring Assembly Operators, Material Expeditors, Quality Inspectors and Production Supervisors. $1,000 Sign-on Bonus for Community Pre-Voc Specialist! $500 Sign-on Bonus for Assembly Operators! Details: ArcWorks is a world-class contract manufacturer with 85,000 square feet of manufacturing space providing a wide variety of services including medical and pharmaceutical sterilization services in ISO Class 7 clean rooms, electromechanical assembly, kitting, and packaging. Shift Details: Monday thru Friday, straight days. Location is on …

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Open Interviews for Vehicle Operators

TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Interviews on-the-spot with Hiring Team 4 VanAuker Street, Rochester, NY 14608 The Arc of Monroe is Hiring Vehicle Operators! Create a rewarding career at The Arc of Monroe by empowering and supporting people with Intellectual and developmental disabilities to live fulfilling lives and create opportunities for independence and inclusion. Our Vehicle Operators are friendly, good listeners, respectful, supportive and understanding. $1,000* Sign-on Bonus Available! *Bonus will be paid in increments of $250, every three months for one year, as long as in good standing. Shift Details: Monday – Fridays 30 hours per …

Open Interviews

Open Interviews for Direct Support Professionals

Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to feel good about what you do every day? If you want a rewarding job the Arc of Monroe may be the perfect place for you. You would be a good fit if your background includes Human Services, Teaching Assistant, Paraprofessional, Personal Care Aide, Home Health Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant, Customer Service, being collaborative, empathetic and caring. Apply ahead at arcmonroe.org/careers and/or bring your updated resume to our Open Interviews and meet with our hiring team. OPEN INTERVIEWS Every Tuesday Time: 9a-3p Location: 2060 Brighton-Henrietta Townline Road, Rochester, NY 14623

ArcWorks, Contract Manufacturing

ArcWorks integrating people with disabilities into the workforce

Programs and Services

By: Velvet Spicer November 27, 2019 published in the Rochester Business Journal. In 2017, just 6 percent of Monroe County’s more than 57,000 disabled residents were employed, and of the nearly 20,000 total individuals unemployed in the county that year, some 19 percent were people with disabilities. ArcWorks, a program of the Arc of Monroe, is looking to improve that. “We’re an integrated contract manufacturer that employs assembly operators and individuals with disabilities,” said ArcWorks’ business development manager Melissa Mayo. “Many people who come in to take a tour, I don’t know what their thoughts were in the past, but when they …

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 …