PARC provides employment services programs for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our programs offer a wide range of pre-employment and employment programming through day and community programming that allows individuals to gain independence. Individuals learn employability skills, socialization, daily living, and self-advocacy skills in safe, supervised environments.
Components of PARC’s employment services include:
PARC'S Vocational Rehabilitation is an excellent opportunity for both employers and job seekers.
With On The Job Training:
- The trainee participates in receiving hands-on training in an integrated work setting provided by the supervisor at the job and PARC's job coach
- The average length is 90 days. Training length is based on employer needs, and difficulty of job.
- The trainee is paid minimum wage by PARC.
- Worker's Compensation and Unemployment Insurance is covered by PARC for the trainee as well as PARC's Employment Consultant.
Employers are not required to offer a job at the completion of an on the job training. However, if the Employer is pleased with the trainee they may certainly offer a position. If the individual is hired by the employer, the job coach continues to train the trainee for the specified amount of time.
Other Employment and Vocational Services include:
- Job preparation
- Job Placement
- Training on the Job
- Financial literacy