Blog: 6 of the Best Employee Benefits at The Arc


Congratulations, you did it! You found a job that provides meaningful work, fits your skillsets, and aligns with your values. If you are still hesitant to accept, one thing that may seal the deal is the employee benefits package! Employee benefits packages contain the additional perks a company provides on top of the wages they pay you. It’s important to examine what your potential employer offers because these benefits can provide support to your health and well-being, family, financial security, and more! Here at The Arc Carroll County, we value each employee and work hard to take care of them. [...]

Blog: 6 of the Best Employee Benefits at The Arc2022-07-25T11:15:01-04:00

Blog: How you can become a Direct Support Professional


How You Can Become a Direct Support Professional  Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” If you are looking for a career that has purpose and helps others, you’ve come to the right place! Direct support professionals (DSPs) play a crucial role in helping individuals live life to the fullest. Becoming a direct support professional is not only a great opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of others, but it is also a viable career option that is in high demand today. Learn more about [...]

Blog: How you can become a Direct Support Professional2022-07-07T14:08:00-04:00

Blog: Is a Career in Human Services the Right Path for You?


Is a Career in Human Services the Right Path for You? Do you have a deep desire to help those in need? Have you been told that you’re a good listener? Do you often strive to see from another person’s point of view? Are you a good communicator? Does bonding with others come easily to you?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, a career in human services may be a perfect fit for you! Participating in a job that helps others can increase your job satisfaction and make your work more meaningful.1 Read below to see if you [...]

Blog: Is a Career in Human Services the Right Path for You?2022-06-23T10:49:39-04:00

Blog: For Those Looking for Meaningful Work


For Those Looking for Meaningful Work There are so many jobs out there, and picking the “right one” can be a daunting task. When choosing a career, we often make a comprehensive mental checklist of what we’re looking for including things like compensation, work-life balance, flexibility, and work culture, just to name a few. When searching for the career that’s right for you, there is one more item you can add to your checklist, and it may just move to the very top.  A Harvard Business Review article featured a “Meaning and Purpose at Work Report” put together by BetterUp. After [...]

Blog: For Those Looking for Meaningful Work2022-06-10T14:09:28-04:00

Launch of Project RISE


  Launch of Project RISE: Funded by the Strengthening Relationships Campaign The Arc Carroll County celebrated the launch of Project RISE with virtual events on April 12 and 13, 2021. Funded by the community through our Strengthening Relationships campaign, Project RISE is a new direct support professional (DSP) certification program that allows DSPs to grow their professional skills and earn nationally recognized industry credentials as well as earn financial incentives along the way. The program’s name reflects our goal to Recognize, Invest in, Support, and Empower our DSPs. The campaign has reached nearly 90% of the $700,000 fundraising goal which allowed [...]

Launch of Project RISE2022-05-18T12:38:13-04:00
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