The Arc of Fredrick County Frederick, MD The Arc of Fredrick County Maryland ARC Creating enviable lives for people with developmental disabilities  




The Arc of Frederick County
assists persons with
developmental disabilities
and their families to obtain
the services they need and
want in order to become as
independent as possible and
to enjoy quality of life
within our community.

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 Volunteer & Employment

 Current Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Moving Help Needed --  A person we support will be moving from a third floor apartment to one on the ground floor.  Frederick location.  Can you help on moving day?  Thursday, May 1, at any time.  Contact Shauna at 301-663-0909 x140 or
  • Show Choir Competition -- Volunteer at this fun event!  Our Show Choir Competition will be held Friday, April 25 at Tuscarora High School. Volunteers are needed from 5:30 - 9:00 pm for a variety of tasks.  Contact Shauna at 301-663-0909 x140 or
  • Sign Language Interpreter -- The Working Together Advocacy Group is looking for a volunteer interpreter for their monthly meetings, which are typically held the third Wednesday of the month from 3:30-4:30 in Frederick.  Contact Shauna at The Arc for details.  301--663-0909 or
  • Drivers wanted! Many of the individuals we support need a ride to get to and from medical appointments, self advocacy meetings, and adult education classes.  If you are able to help out with transportation, please contact Shauna Clay at 301-663-0909 ext.140 or email her at for a volunteer application.  Good driving record required.
  • Volunteers for our monthly Parents' Day Out Program -- One Saturday per month, August through June we provide 4 hours of respite time for parents and children. This is a great opportunity for teens, college students, and adults to help children with disabilities while having a lot of fun in a supervised setting. Organized group hosting activities, such as dance, theater, or music, are welcome, as well.  Please contact Shauna at 301-663-0909 ext. 140 for information about volunteering at Parents' Day Out.
  • Do you enjoy sharing your time and activities?  You will meet someone who shares your interests and would enjoy going with you to the movies, concerts, shopping, the library or sight seeing. You may simply relax with a picnic and a visit to a local park.  Friendships are welcome!
  • Volunteer to share your expertise.    Volunteer mentors are always appreciated! Could you help someone learn about your favorite hobby or skill? Any life skill that you would like to share with another could be helpful.  You do not need to be a professional in the area, just if you have a working knowledge.  Some examples are:
      - Cooking skills
      - Computer skills
      - Photography
      - Art
      - Budgeting

For more information and a volunteer application, contact Shauna at The Arc: 301-663-0909 ext.140, or download our application, and send it to:

The Arc of Frederick County
Attn: Shauna Clay
620A Research Court
Frederick MD  21703

New! Submit your volunteer application online!

Current employment opportunities – Updated March 14, 2014

Part Time:  Looking for creative and dependable people to serve as job and residential coaches for individuals with developmental disabilities.  Successful candidates will have the ability to support a person at their job, at home, and in the community.  Requirements include experience in working with people with disabilities, valid driver’s license with good driving record, and the ability to maintain a flexible schedule.  Clear background check a must.  Submit resume with cover letter to:  The Arc of Frederick County; Attention Valerie Todd; 620A Research Court; Frederick, MD 21703; or by fax 301-695-6454 or email (PDF).   EOE
COACH APPLICANTS ONLY: APPLY ONLINE!  Two step process - both forms must be submitted before an interview will be scheduled.

Part time positions also available for Support Staff.   Please visit this page to see the listings.