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COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

The Community Employment Services (CES) Individual Placement program (SEIP) assists and guides people with disabilities in their search for employment within the community.

Ventur:

Venture services provide pre-employment exploration, training, and specified employment retention services to assist individuals in their pursuit of sustainability in competitive integrated employment. We believe in offering collaboration and support throughout the job seeking and hiring process leads to successful outcomes for employers and job seekers alike!


Our services include:

  • Workshop/classroom type of instruction that supports in the teaching of successful employment.

  •  Information and training which meets what employers are seeking in the current job market.

Paid Internship Program:

The purpose of the Paid Internship Program (PIP) is to increase the vocational skills and abilities of individuals. We work alongside individuals to identify their strengths, values, interests, and personal career goals. We provide support to job seekers at any stage of career development, whether it be finding their first job or making a major career change. The goals of the PIP are to gain experience and skills in the area of the individuals interest for future paid employment, or for the internship itself to lead to full or part time paid employment in the same job.


Our services include:

  • Assessment of any needs for Assistive technology, reasonable accommodations

  • PIP will last no more than one year from the start date

  • All of the individuals enrolled in a PIP through Community Employment Services and hired through a community employer will be expected to abide by the rules and regulations specific to the business they are working for. 

Department of Rehabilitation:

Work Training Center works in conjunction with Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) to provide services and supports for community employment, situational assessments, and job development.

Our services include:

  • Situational Assessments (SA) which determine what kid of job you may want to have by assessing your career interests and abilities.

  • Several days of work at different job sites (situations) in the community to give you real experience at local businesses. It will help determine your learning strengths, physical stamina, socialization skills and vocational preferences. You will discover what you did, or did not like about the job you tried out and what types of jobs you felt you did best at.