Job Development

Job Development is a service designed to assist the person with a disability in locating a job in the community and determining how to ensure that the work duties are carefully matched with the worker abilities.
Based on assessed needs, services may include:
  • Planned visits and meetings with prospective employers to facilitate job acquisition.
  • Negotiation of job duties and employer expectations.
  • Creating, modifying or customizing community based jobs so that it can be successfully performed by the person who receives services.
  • Assessment in job site to determine status of job requirements.
  • Assessment of personal interactions with co-workers and public.
  • Supports to assist a person in developing a business plan and obtaining funding for starting his/her own business.
  • Work with the person receiving services toward the goal of having supported or competitive employment.