Employment Opportunities

It's that time of year again, The Arc is looking for summer camp staff!

The Arc of Rensselaer County's Summer Sports and Recreation Camp is a 7-week integrated program that supports children, adolescents, and young adults with and without disabilities. Our summer camp provides a fun, safe and structured environment for participants and is based out of Tamarac School in Brunswick, NY (just outside of Troy). Camp participants engage in different activities, crafts, sports and outings in the community for an enriching summer experience. 

Summer camp runs from Wednesday July 5th through Friday August 11th, Monday through Friday. The schedule is Monday-Friday, roughly 7:30am to 3:30pm (40 hrs/week), pay is $10.20 per hour. Preference will be given this year to candidates with a valid driver's license (not permit) that would be comfortable driving summer camp vans. Applicants must be 16 years old or older, able to commit to the entire 7 week program and available for training during the week of June 26th.

The deadline to apply is Friday May 5th.  External applicants should apply online at https://renarc.ninjagig.com/jobs/summer-camp-staff/


If you are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference in the lives of others, The Arc of Rensselaer County may have an opportunity for you. Send in an electronic application directly to us by clicking Apply Now at the top of the page.

We offer a well-rounded core benefits package to our eligible employees including:

  • Blue Shield Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Voluntary Disability, Accident and Cancer Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Contribution
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Time

Our corporate culture focuses on developing staff and valuing the contributions that all employees make towards our mission of empowering individuals with disabilities. We provide our staff with a robust Wellness Program that includes company-sponsored activities and prizes. We have an On-Site Success Coach to provide our staff with the resources to tackle challenges they encounter at work or at home. We encourage staff to continue their education through a Tuition Reimbursement program and we are a Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligible employer.

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Testimonials and Success Stories

Fourteen years ago I met a very special young woman who changed my life forever. I grew up here, I learned about relationships and unconditional love. I always tell people that once you meet the people you will be supporting you will form a bond that lasts forever. I have learned the joy in assisting people to achieve the things in life that matter to them.

–Lisa Anderson, Director of Family Supports & Self-Direction
The Arc of Rensselaer County

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