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  The United Arc
294 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376

local_phone Call Us: (413) 774-5558

Volunteer!

Volunteer Opportunities

Current Specialized Volunteer Positions

  • Do you enjoy children? Do you like to meet new people? Become a friend and guide to a family headed by a parent with a cognitive disability!

  • Do you like to garden, fish, shop, to go to the movies? Share your interests with an adult with a disability!

  • Do you need extra help at your place of employment? Offer a teen or adult a chance to learn new job skills and make their own important contribution as a volunteer, intern or as a new employee.

There are also opportunities to assist with fundraising activities like special events, mailings and grant research.

Please fill out and submit the Volunteer Interest Form below and you will be contacted for opportunities to volunteer within the United Arc.

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Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you're needed by someone.
-- Martina Navratilova

Activities (click for details)

  • Inclusion Theatre ProgramSee Event Details

    All are welcome!
    Share your talents!
    In partnership with The United Arc

    The Inclusion Theatre program provides a safe, empowering, and fun space for individuals interested in performing arts to share their talents and their stories

    Activity Flier
  • Family Fun NightsSee Event Details

    Every 4th Friday 5:30 - 8:00pm
    The United Arc
    361 Main Street, Athol, MA

    Join us for a free night of family, friends, fun and food.

    Acitivities may include Movies, Games and Crafts

    Activity Flier
  • Creative Adventures ClubSee Details

    June 2019
    The United Arc
    361 Main Street Athol, MA

    AmeriCorps 101 & Karaoke on June 6th

    Annual Picnic on June 19th

    If you have any questions please contact Nick or Sarah at (413) 774-5558 x1004, or nickestrada@unitedarc.org sarahmarshall@unitedarc.org

    Activity Flier
  • FC Caregivers GroupEvery 3rd Thursday

    The United Arc
    294 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA
    No December Meeting. Resuming January 17th

    Caregivers Gather to Share Resources ~ Ideas and Conversation

    Come join the conversation! Light Refreshments will be provided

    Activity Flier
  • NQ Caregivers' Resource GroupSee Event Details

    361 Main Street, Athol
    Every 2nd Monday, 3rd Thursday
    The United Arc

    Come socialize with other caregivers and help support each other through all of the ins and outs of being a caregiver or parent to a person with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Join us to discuss ideas and gain valuable resources.

    No RSVP is required, but it is helpful for planning purposes. RSVP's can be made to Karon Parker at (413) 774-5558 ext.1047

    Activity Flier
  • Pioneer ClubEvery Thursday

    Self Advocacy Group
    294 Avenue A, Turners Falls
    Thursdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    The Pioneer Club offers peer support, leadership development, social events and learning opportunities for adults with intellectual or other developmental disabilities.

    Activity Flier
  • Frontier ClubEvery Tuesday

    Self Advocacy Group
    361 Main Street, Athol
    Tuesdays, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

    The Frontier Club offers peer support, leadership development, social events and learning opportunities for adults with intellectual or other developmental disabilities.

    Activity Flier
  • Friends in Common Fine Arts ClubSee Details

    The United Arc
    294 Ave. A. Turners Falls
    June 5th, 13th

    Friends in Common offers peer support, leadership development, social events and learning opportunities for teens and young adults with intellectual or other developmental disabilities in the Franklin area.

    Contact Nick Estrada: nickestrada@unitedarc.org or Sarah Marshall: sarahmarshall@unitedarc.org for more info!

    Activity Flier
  • Friends in CommonView Calendar

    Friends in Common
    The United Arc
    Turners Falls, MA 01376

    Friends in Common offers peer support, leadership development, social events and learning opportunities for teens and young adults with intellectual or other developmental disabilities in the Franklin area.

    Contact Nick Estrada: nickestrada@unitedarc.org or Sarah Marshall: sarahmarshall@unitedarc.org for more info!

    Activity Flier
  • North Quabbin FriendsSaturdays

    Events every week in
    the North Quabbin area
    Take a look at our calendar!

    North Quabbin Friends offers peer support, leadership development, social events and learning opportunities for teens and young adults with intellectual or other developmental disabilities in the Franklin area.

    Contact Nick Estrada: nickestrada@unitedarc.org or Sarah Marshall: sarahmarshall@unitedarc.org for more info!

    Activity Flier
  • Support for Grandfamilies

    Support Group for
    grandfamilies in
    our local communities

    Support groups for grandfamily caregivers (caring for children of other family members). Caregivers are welcome to come on a regular basis or stop by when you can.

    General Calendar

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