We Are Hiring!

We are hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) at the Arc of the Shoals! Here are some quick facts about the job: You must have a high school or GED to apply. Applicants must pass background check requirements Full-Time or Part-Time employees are expected to assist in delivering support to individuals with intellectual disabilities Pay is … Continue reading We Are Hiring!

Thanksgiving Luncheon/Awards

The Arc of the Shoals clients, staff, and friends enjoyed our annual Thanksgiving Luncheon & Awards Ceremony on November 21, 2022. We had representatives from Florence Utilities, Florence Professional Firefighters Local 270, and United Way of the Shoals. We greatly appreciate their continued support of our mission at the Arc of the Shoals. Their financial … Continue reading Thanksgiving Luncheon/Awards

The Arc of the Shoals & We Are Chapel Co-Host a Sensory Friendly Trunk or Treat

The Arc of the Shoals and We Are Chapel co-hosted a Sensory Friendly Trunk or Treat in the Fall of 2022. This event promoted a safer and more inclusive celebration of the traditional Halloween festivity. Our event understood that individuals with exceptionalities of all ages may struggle or be excluded from typical trick-or-treating due to: … Continue reading The Arc of the Shoals & We Are Chapel Co-Host a Sensory Friendly Trunk or Treat

Arc of the Shoals: Sensory Friendly Trunk or Treat

The Arc of the Shoals and We Are Chapel are co-hosting a Sensory-Friendly Trunk or Treat! Sensory-friendly means that it is inclusive for EVERYONE, but we are being extra mindful of those who have sensory needs. The event will be hosted on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at We Are Chapel Church (3051 Cloverdale Rd. Florence, … Continue reading Arc of the Shoals: Sensory Friendly Trunk or Treat

UPDATE: Florence Professional Firefighters Association Local 270

The Florence Professional Firefighters Association Local 270 is held a T-Shirt Fundraiser this June for Autism Awareness. The Autism Society of Alabama and The Arc of the Shoals are the beneficiaries of 100 percent of the profit from the T-shirt sales. The Coleman Group has committed to donating 50 percent of its profit to the … Continue reading UPDATE: Florence Professional Firefighters Association Local 270