Transition Workforce is looking for an individual with experience and a passion for working with individuals who have a challenge.
 
The position is part-time working with high school students teaching life skills to help prepare the students for life after graduation. Experience working with individuals with a challenge is required + high school education, college or other training is desired. Excellent pay. Curriculum & training provided. For additional information:
 
Please contact Judy Creek at 901-517-6063 or send resume’ to: judy26creek@gmail.com.
 
Helping students successfully transition from school to work / Post-Secondary Education.

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Loving Arms, LLC looking for caregivers and house managers. House managers oversee the activities and caregivers of the house. Caregivers for the elderly and special needs individuals. House managers must have experience. Looking in the Memphis and Jackson areas but really need someone that lives in Arlington. Memphis, call 901-692-7948 or in Jackson call Anthony Cuyler at 731-512-1173.

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Annual 2-Day Workshop and Resource Fair 

Attention all high school juniors and seniors in special education classes, families, and educators.  The Arc Mid-South is hosting the annual 2-Day Workshop and Resource Fair designed especially for students with disabilities at Anointed Temple Of Praise Church. (3939 Riverdale Rd.) with breakout sessions on Vocational Rehabilitation, TN Care, Self-advocacy Skills, Finding Employment, and more.

Join us on March 1213 from 9am -1pm to learn more about opportunities and resources available after high school.  For more information contact Rashanda Lawyer, Associate Manager, at 901-327-2473 or rlawyer@thearcmidsouth.org.  Click here for the flyer.

The Arc Mid-South is hiring Direct Support Professionals to serve individuals with disabilities at our 2 day overnight Weekend Retreat.

Locations:

Service Over Self / 2505 Poplar Avenue / Memphis, TN

Nelson Wood / 3932 West Union Road / Millington, TN

St. Columba / 4577 Billy Maher Road / Memphis, TN

Stephen Olford / 4000 Riverdale Road / Memphis, TN

 

Retreat Dates 2015:

(Time: Friday 6pm – Sunday 12 noon)

• February 20th- 22nd

• March 27th-29th

• April 17th-19th

• May 8th-10th

The Arc Mid-South has provided Respite Weekend Retreats for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over 30 years. Formatted to be “mini-camps”, the weekend retreats are staffed with a ratio of 3:1 and offer social, recreational, and educational activities to participants while helping campers achieve greater independence.

Attendees will enjoy a variety of recreational activities including games, arts & crafts, entertainment, making tie-dye items, volleyball, nature walks, dancing, movies and learning to be more independent. And they make lifelong friends!

This is a great opportunity for seniors, retirees, or college students specializing in social work, special education, therapy, psychology, nursing, and other social and human service fields.

If you are interested in working as a Direct Support Professional at The Arc Mid-South, apply online at http://www.thearcmidsouth.org/employment.htm or apply in person at:

The Arc Mid-South

3485 Poplar Avenue, Suite 210

Memphis, TN 38111

The Arc Mid-South is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

 

STEP, Inc. (Support and Training for Exceptional Parents)

Mark your calendar and register today to attend the upcoming transition workshops. 
Transitioning from Middle School

Date:               Thursday, January 9, 2014
Time:               6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location:          East Win Christian Church
4350 Hacks Cross Road
Memphis, TN 38125

Helpful hints and strategies will be offered to help parents and students in the disability community navigate and prepare for high school. 

Presented by, Vicki Puff, Transition Consulting Teacher for Shelby County Schools. 

Taking the Mystery Out of Transition

Date:               Thursday, January 16, 2014
Time:               6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location:          East Win Christian Church
4350 Hacks Cross Road
Memphis, TN 38125

This training gives students and parents the tools for successful movement from school to adult life by helping them define the individualized transition plan. 

Presented by Dr. Tyra Watts, STEP Inc. District Parent Trainer and Professional Transition Consultant. 

To register please call Derek Flake at 901-726-4334 or via email atderek.flake@tnstep.org.

Registration is required for these FREE workshops and but space is limited, so please call as soon as possible.