If you would like the opportunity to become more involved in your community, to share your time and/or talents and to gain a sense of pride and accomplishment from working with others, then SHC would like to talk with you!

For employment opportunities, please contact Lynn Emmons, Human Resource Director at ext. 200, or email lemmons@shc-medina.org.

Click here for current employment opportunities.



Volunteers are a vital part of our agency. Volunteers helped to start SHC/The Arc and have kept us going and growing since 1953! There are volunteer opportunities for individuals of all ages, however those volunteering at camp must be at least 16 years of age and those volunteering in the group homes should be at least 18 years of age. Share your time and talent with us as a volunteer at Camp Paradise, assist with activities in the residential program, Special Olympics, help with newsletter mailing, serve on a committee, or work on special projects. Click on one of the following links for a volunteer application:
• Adult Volunteer
• Youth Volunteer
For volunteer opportunities, please contact Beverly Hardin at ext. 265 or email bhardin@shc-medina.org.



We all have different talents. We all lead busy lives. By pooling our time and talents we are able to have a strong voice and assure persons with disabilities have an opportunity to lead full lives in our community — please consider joining the SHC!

As a member of the SHC you will receive
• SHC/The Arc’s bi-monthly newsletter – The Bright Spot
• Organizational governing powers through voting at meetings
• A support system for families of persons with disabilities
• Networking opportunities with others who are interested in services for people with disabilities
• Membership in The Arc
• Members, their unmarried children and grandchildren are eligible to apply for the H.O.P.E. scholarship.
Click here for a membership application.



H.O.P.E. Scholarship
SHC members, or an unmarried child or grandchild of a member who is working toward a degree in a disability-related field can apply for the H.O.P.E Scholarship. The scholarship committee awards up to two scholarships each year through the SHC Endowment Fund. The scholarships for 2015 will be in the amount of $1,000. This is a one year, non-renewable scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in a disability-related field.  Click here for an application packet.

Sharon and Kristine Dunham Scholarship
Non-traditional students who are seeking a degree in any area of study may apply for the Sharon and Kristine Dunham Scholarship. The Dunham siblings established the scholarship in 2014 to honor the memory of their sisters. The scholarship committee awards one, $1,000 scholarship each year. This is a one year, non-renewable scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and meet the application criteria for a non-traditional student. Ideally the applicant has connections to SHC either through work, family or community involvement. Click here for an application packet.


Applications and Deadlines
The scholarships are awarded at the SHC Annual Meeting in May. Interested applicants must complete the appropriate scholarship application form, which is available on our website, or by calling 330-722-1900 ext. 100 or ext. 265. Deadline for submitting a completed application is 5 p.m. on March 27, 2015.