Generous Benefits Packages

Celia and Michelle standing in front of The Arc building as Celia receives an award and bouquet of flowers

Employees of The Arc of Oswego County can develop a personalized benefits package by selecting medical, dental, and/or vision coverage and voluntary benefit options to provide additional benefits to meet their needs and those of their families. Both full-time and part-time employees are eligible for benefits, subject to the terms of the plan. 


  • Comprehensive plans through MVP HMOs
  • Employee and dependent premiums are supplemented by the Agency
  • Domestic partner coverage available
  • Wellness incentive program available
  • Employer-funded Health Reimbursement Arrangements


  • Dental Guard PPO (Preferred Provider Organization)
  • Guardian VSP Vision network
  • In-Network and Out-of-Network coverage is available

Paid Time Off

  • Generous holiday schedule
  • 18 days of PTO accrual per year to start, with increases based on years of service

Life Insurance

  • Agency provided $25,000 policy
  • Additional life insurance policies are available

Other Benefits Available

  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dependent Care
  • Specified Disease Coverage
  • Accident Insurance
  • Bereavement leave policy
  • Jury Duty coverage

Retirement Plan

  • Immediate pre-tax contributions to 403(b) by employees
  • 4% Agency match to qualified employees (per IRS regulations)

Income Protection

  • NYS Disability protection provided by the Agency
  • Additional short-term disability available
  • Long Term Disability protection provided by the Agency

Employee Assistance Program

  • Agency provided, paid-in-full, employee assistance program for employees and their family members
  • Service is professional and confidential