Having a job helps create greater self-sufficiency, improved self-esteem, and increased earned income, all of which lead to increased independence, community inclusion, and acceptance.
CLASS’ Innovative Employment Options provide the guidance individuals need to successfully find and maintain employment. Individuals receive assistance to build their resumes and discover their skills, abilities, and interests. Individuals also receive assistance and education about preventing a loss of benefits due to employment.
CLASS believes that every person who desires to be employed should have the opportunity. CLASS’ Innovative Employment Options makes community employment the top priority and provides individualized services and supports to foster a strong and healthy relationship between the employer and employee.
Benefits to you include:
Successful employment in the community
Job matching to fit your interests and skills
Opportunity to earn competitive wages
On-going support from trained employment support staff
Individualized employment services include:
Comprehensive job development/placement services
Individualized work assessments/job tryouts
Profile for Individualized Employment (PIE)
Mock interviews/interview preparation
Job skills training
Exploration of volunteer/educational opportunities