Why Work at Monarch?

Monarch is an organization where passionate people come to make a positive impact on the lives of fellow North Carolina residents. When you work at Monarch, you join caring professionals in engaging, rewarding and invaluable work that create meaningful change in local communities.

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Become Part of Our Story.

People are our greatest asset. And at Monarch, our employees are the heartbeat of our organization. People-first is the basis of our culture and whether it is people we support or staff members, everyone has a voice in the decisions that are made, and every person takes pride in the work performed at Monarch every day. We help enhance and improve people’s lives. As our vision maintains, we creatively support people with disabilities in growing toward their potential, reaching their dreams and making their own informed choices about where they live, learn, work, play and worship. Through partnerships and relationships with our community, we offer a variety of innovative quality services and supports and promote advocacy, awareness, education, training, employment and residential opportunities. And that’s only part of our story. Click here to see a collection of Monarch stories.

Growing with Monarch

Your future belongs to you. However, we provide on boarding, resources, university degree completion or graduate study program options to help employees with training and educational support. We want you to have the skills and capabilities to grow and succeed. Our employees are empowered and encouraged to plan their own career journeys, but we encourage each staff member to take advantage of the opportunities offered to help them to advance and attain their career goals.

Monarch’s leadership cares about identifying and developing talent. We offer resources so that employees can regularly take advantage of opportunities to further their professional development. Through leadership academies and ongoing education and training programs, we provide a framework to help advance the next generation of leaders at Monarch.

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Angela Adkins

Director of Operations, Enhanced Services
Monarch employee since October 2014

“It is the best of both worlds, watching myself and my staff grow, as well as seeing the excitement from our patients as they, too, find enjoyment in their lives. Mutual respect and encouragement are some of the principles exhibited here that make me smile on a daily basis.”

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Chris Laganella

Call Center Manager
Monarch employee since October 2018

“The Monarch Contact Center handles around 1,000 inbound phone calls on any given day, but it’s much more than 1,000 phone calls, it’s 1,000 individual lives that we’re directly impacting each day.”

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Vickie Powell-Cross

Developmental Specialist
Monarch employee since September 2007

I love working at Monarch because it gives me great joy to know that I play a part in helping the people we support gain their independence, confidence and an opportunity to increase their quality of life. Since I’ve been employed with Monarch, not only have I made a difference in their lives, but people we support have also made a difference in mine.”