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Program Assistant – Job Opening

A Program Assistant position is available to work with adult students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and mental health disorders, in a unique work readiness program in academic and community settings. This is an opportunity to help others develop and make meaningful change in their lives. Click here for job description.


 Call for Artists Through December 16, 2016!

The Arc of Luzerne County recognizes and celebrates creative abilities of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Individuals with disabilities are eligible to submit digital images of their unique, artistic expression to be exhibited and celebrated. Artists of the top three submissions will be awarded distinguished honors, at The Arc of Luzerne County Annual Awards Dinner, March 23, 2017. For more information click here.


The Arc of Luzerne County is dedicated to improving the quality of life of children and adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their families through advocacy, resources, and community education.

The Arc is a group of consumers, parents, siblings, relatives, friends, and professionals interested in seeing that the rights of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ID/D) are upheld and that needed services are provided.

The Arc is devoted to providing information, encouraging the development of well-coordinated and integrated services, monitoring the quality of programs, and most importantly, working on behalf of the person with IDD  and his/her family to assist in the enhancement and development of skills, attainment of services, and resolution of problems.

The Arc is a private, non-profit membership based organization guided by a volunteer board of directors.


Affiliations:

The Arc of Luzerne County is affiliated with The Arc of the United States, The Arc of Pennsylvania, and more than 700 state and local chapters throughout the country. We are a member agency of the United Way of Wyoming Valley.