Supported Employment

The Arc of the Triangle’s Supported Employment
provide support to adults looking for permanent employment in the community. 
Services include assessment, job development, coaching, intensive training, and long-term follow along.

Your Arc of the Triangle Employment Specialist will:

  • Meet with you to learn about your skills, abilities and interests to help you find a job.
  • Work with you to create a resume and build interview skills.
  • Advocate to find potential job opportunities.
  • Take you to meet employers and help you through the application and interview process.
  • Provide you with a job coach to provide on the job training to ensure maximum independence and success.
  • Assist you with transportation training if needed.
  • Monitor your work and progress.
  • Help you to become part of the work team.
  • Provide long term supports and follow-up as needed. 
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It's easy to get started!

Durham County:
By being referred through VR:
4312 Western Park Place
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 560-6810
 

Orange County:
By being referred through VR:
548 Smith Level Road
Carrboro 27510
(919) 969-7350 

Wake County:
By being referred through VR Services (ages 22 and older)
4900 Waters Edge Dr
Raleigh, NC 27699
(919) 859-8301

VR Services through Wake County public school system (ages 17-21)
530 E. Perry Avenue
Wake Forest, NC 27587
(919) 694-0530

For more information on Vocational Rehabilitation, click here!

 


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FOR EMPLOYERS: The Arc of the Triangle supports the principle that all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities [I/DD] should have the opportunity to work in their communities. 

  • People with I/DD are reliable and dedicated employees
  • Customer loyalty increases - people feel good spending money at a business that supports the community
  • Workplace diversity
  • Tax credit and other government resources
  • Community Awareness
  • No-cost job candidate pre-screening - offering the best possible candidate
  • On the job training assistance - setting up new employees for success

 

All Supported Employment participants are subject to The Arc’s policy on non-discrimination. Participation is not based on race, color, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, or any other consideration protected by federal, state, and local laws.