Our missionWe enrich the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and their communities through advocacy in education, policy, and human rights.
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The Volunteer Program provides adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities with the opportunity to develop, enhance, and exhibit adaptive skills in a community setting. The opportunities for skill development can include socialization, adaptability, self-discipline, independence, self-confidence, sense of belonging, self- advocacy, personal safety, resource allocation, time management, professionalism, problem solving, leadership, and conflict management. This program is offered in community settings, which allows the individuals in the program to gain and enhance skills alongside of volunteers or employees without disabilities.
  • Weekly
  • Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor, Outdoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays
How you helpThe Volunteer Program assists individuals in learning job-ready skills through employment experiences. Individuals also learn additional skills that increase social interactions and improve life functioning.
About usThe Arc of Calhoun County has been a stable presence in our community since 1954. The Arc is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides supportive programming to adults with disabilities, advocacy for special education from birth to 26 years old, and further support to the community as it relates to its citizens with disabilities. We seek to build a disability-friendly community; where all individuals are accepted and respected, and those who need assistance, receive it.
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