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.