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Community based vocational services that offer youth with diverse abilities and other barriers to employment a successful transition from school to work.

Our world is evolving and young people want the freedom to explore new opportunities to learn and grow at a much faster pace. Opportunities, Inc. believes youth with diverse abilities seek similar options and deserve every opportunity to achieve their individual goals and dreams. Our Community Employment team has created a program that is designed to help youth with diverse abilities find employment opportunities in the workplace that will help them discover their full potential.


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Service Options

  • Pre-employment skills training
  • Career exploration
  • Company tours
  • Job shadows
  • Business mentorship
  • Work experiences/internships
  • Job development
  • Benefit analysis
  • Job coaching

 

 

Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is an evidence-based approach to supported employment for people who have a severe mental illness. IPS supports people in their efforts to achieve steady employment in mainstream competitive jobs.

Opportunities, Inc. employment specialists will work with the individual to learn about his or her goals and come up with a plan together. They are trained to provide individuals with support, coaching, resume development, interview training, and on-the-job support.

OI Works is a comprehensive training program that provides support and work skills training for people regardless of ability or circumstance to gain employment and independence. Through OI Works, a person can receive a wide array of services that positively enhance progress towards a successful career.


OI Works provides:

  • Vocational mentoring
  • Paid training
  • Respectful work environment

State of the art facilities and professional training team will motivate job seekers who need to:

  • Expand work history
  • Develop stamina
  • Advance Skills
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Community based vocational services that offer youth with disabilities and other barriers to employment a successful transition from school to work.

Prepare and Explore

  • Application/Resume Development
  • Interview Training
  • Career Exploration
  • Work Experience
  • Classroom Training

Service Options

  • Individualized Employment Plan
  • Job Development
  • Job Coaching/Case Management
  • Disability Awareness Training

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