Serving the Developmentally Disabled since 1965

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Volunteering at EL ARCA

As a non-profit organization, EL ARCA depends on the generosity of our community.  If you are unable to make an online donation, your time is just as appreciated.

The position (s) that we currently have open are:



Our Adult Development Center, Adult Support Center, and Adult Day Health Care Center have many opportunities for those wanting to give back to our developmentally disabled population. Volunteers can assist with community outings, classroom and computer instruction, social and recreational skills, arts and crafts, and dance and music.

Volunteer Times:

  • Mondays through Fridays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (when students are in session)

Skills Required:

  • Volunteers should be able and willing to be on their feet for a few hours a time.
  • Volunteers must be 15 or older.
  • Fingerprinting and documentation of tuberculosis test are required for regular volunteers.
  • Bilingual volunteers are in high demand, though this is not a requirement.



3839 Selig Place

Los Angeles, CA 90031

Please email us with your contact information to apply.


Did You Know?


Did you know that EL ARCA has the largest transportation fleet of any organization of its

kind in Los Angeles?


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- Rosemary Garcia
Participant, ADC