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 …

“In A Different Key” Free Movie Premiere

April is Autism Awareness Month and to mark the occasion, The Arc of Monroe and AutismUp will present a free screening of “In A Different Key.” The event is generously sponsored by Dixon Schwabl and Company. DATE: Thursday, April 28 TIME: Doors open at 5:45 pm with film screening at 6 pm LOCATION: The Theater At Innovation Square, 131 Chestnut St, Rochester. COST: Tickets are free, but you must have one to attend the event. OPTIONAL VIP RECEPTION: $20 per person, 5 to 5:45 pm “In A Different Key” is the highly anticipated documentary about the history of autism and …

Arc of Monroe Job Fair

Join us on Saturday, March 19 at The Arc of Monroe’s Lambert Day Services to explore career opportunities at The Arc of Monroe! Meet with members of our team and find out more about our open positions, including residential managers and supervisors, Direct Support Professionals, drivers, employment specialists, LPN’s, maintenance staff and social workers. Many of our open positions also include generous sign-on bonuses: Direct Support Professional – $1,000 for Full-time; $500 for Part-time Employment Specialist 1 & 2 – $1,000 LPN – $1,000 Social Worker – $1,000 Vehicle Operator – $2,000 for Full-time; $1,000 for Part-time Saturday, March 19 9 …

Job Fair – Love What You Do!

Join us on Monday, February 14 at The Arc of Monroe headquarters to find a job you LOVE! Meet with members of our team and find out more about our open positions, which include Direct Support Professionals, Vehicle Operators, Employment Specialists, RNs, and more. Many of our open positions also include generous sign-on bonuses! Monday, February 14 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 2060 Brighton Henrietta Townline Rd. Rochester, NY 14623 The Arc of Monroe is hiring for Direct Support Professionals with a starting pay of $15.75/hour within residential, and $15/hour in other direct support roles. Sign-on bonuses available for full- …

Roc the Love

OFC fundraiser benefits the Arc of Monroe

OFC Creations Presents ROC the LOVE! A Benefit for the Arc of Monroe Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Comedy @ the Carlson ROC the LOVE is a benefit variety performance for the Arc of Monroe. From comedy to vocals to dance… ROC the LOVE is dedicated to inclusion, love, and bringing our community together. Featuring performances by Sky Sands, Thomas Warfield, Diane Chevron, Dresden Engle, Garth Fagan Dance, OFC’s cast of Mamma Mia and many more. Join us for an unforgettable performance as we start 2020 off with nothing but love! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here. …

Special Olympics Walk for Inclusion 2019

2019 Special Olympics New York Walk for Inclusion  Sunday, September 15th, 2019 Registration:  8:30AM – 9:45AM Walk for Inclusion Starts:  10:00AM Pittsford Community Center 35 Lincoln Ave, Pittsford, NY 14534 Inclusiveness. Improving our Health.  Celebrating 50 Years of the Eternal Flame of Hope. WHAT IS THE WALK FOR INCLUSION? Celebrating 50 years creating a more inclusive, welcoming world for all. Celebrating a new state of the art training facility that symbolizes inclusiveness and the investment of improving the health of our athletes.  The Walk for Inclusion serves as the spark for people to commit to making their community more inclusive, …

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 …