OUR
VISION

The Arc of Palm Beach County envisions a community where every person feels welcome, connected and accepted.


OUR
MISSION

We are changing the conversation around disabilities by defying definitions, inspiring possibilities and improving the lives of the people we serve, their families and our community.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor or Master degree preferred in early childhood, special education, psychology or related field (OT, PT, S/L, 2-3 years of experience working with children in either classroom, office or home-based setting with developmental focus. CPR and infant CPR training; current Florida driver license and auto insurance as well as the availability (or utilization) of personal transportation is required. Fluency in English as well as Spanish and/or Creole preferred. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Promote the mission, values and vision of the Arc of Palm Beach County. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Arc and CSC policies, 
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of: 
    • Child Development, both normal and abnormal, 
    • Assessment and Evaluation 
    • Planning and Intervention 
    • Family Professional Partnerships/Engagement 
    • Provides discrete ongoing appraisal of individual progress or lack thereof 
  • Provides discrete ongoing appraisal of individual progress or lack thereof 
  • Develop individualized treatment approaches based on observations, analysis and synthesis of individual available data. 
  • Conduct effective one-on-one sessions during which child, family member and/or caretaker is engaged and trained/educated in identified necessary developmental skills. 
  • Provide service in natural setting, in the context of the family’s typical routines and activities so that information is meaningful and directly relevant to supporting each individual child 
  • Provide parents with information and parenting strategies/interventions to support their management of developmental issues of concern and common behavior problems. 
  • Identify quality community resources and provide referrals and follow-up as appropriate to foster community connections. 

The Mission of The Arc in Palm Beach County is to improve the lives of children and adults who have developmental and mental disabilities, as well as their families through services, advocacy, and education. 

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Learn what we do and how we help.

The Arc of Palm Beach County is changing the conversation around disabilities by defying definitions, inspiring possibilities and improving the lives of the people we serve, their families and our community.

We divide our programs into six groups: Prevention, Education, Leadership, Community Inclusion, Adult Career Education and Community Living Services. From there, our programs deliver services directly to individuals with developmental disabilities from infancy through adulthood, as well as to families in need of support.

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CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES

Potentials School, Respite Services, Camp, Americorps, StandUp

EARLY INTERVENTION

First Step to Success, Healthy Steps, Forward Leaps

ADULT SERVICES

Residential Services, Adult Day Training, Employment Services, Artisan and Explore

COMMUNITY INCLUSION

Inclusion Support, Support Services Respite Services

AT HOME RESOURCES

Need some fun activities to do at home or helpful resources?

We Believe

  • In making it fun
  • In a commitment to excellence
  • In achieving your greatest
    level of potential
  • In inspiring possibilities
  • That people are creative,
    resourceful, and whole
  • In creating acceptance
    through connection
  • In accepting people for who
    they are
  • In recognizing people for
    their talents
  • In allowing people to make
    their own choices
  • That everything is
    figureouttable

There are so many WAYS to GIVE!

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LATEST NEWS

Featured Events

Off the Wall Gala 2022

Mar05

The Arc Invitational

Apr11

WATCH US GROW.

The work The Arc of Palm Beach County does is felt in all corners of the community. Every year, we serve more than 2,800 families. Through our meaningful programs, we change lives every day.

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