Vocational Opportunities

A job is an important part of all our lives. Community Entry Services helps people find work that best matches their skills and interests. In a cooperative effort between business and CES, employers find dependable, motivated and skilled workers. CES professional employment staff provide training, supervision and support to workers at a variety of businesses or through contract jobs done at CES sites. Each job is completed to the specifications and quality required by the employer.

work_kellyThe Neat Repeat Stores teach people how to run cash registers; sort, display and price merchandise; and keep the appearance of a store neat and clean.

CES Recycling provides work through pick-up and drop-off sites for recyclable materials located in Fremont County. Recyclable materials include aluminum beverage cans, paper, cardboard and number 1 or 2 plastics.

Contract Work includes manufacturing, assembly, document destruction, and packaging; collating and sorting mailings.

 

Supported Employment

CES, through it’s HIRE (helping individuals reach employment) program, knows that employers need motivated employees who can be counted on to be productive and trustworthy. We also know that there are many persons with disabilities who are willing and able to work and want a job. Community employment specialists work one-on-one to bring qualified job seekers together with employers who want a stable, dependable workforce.

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The goal of supported employment for people with disabilities is to maximize independence by providing individualized opportunities to qualified job seekers, and to promote productive lives in the community through employment. This includes identifying employment needs, exploring career opportunities, developing marketable skills, setting goals to achieve career interests and increasing independence, productivity, and self sufficiency.

Services for Employers

The goal of supported employment for employers is to encourage various businesses throughout Wyoming to hire qualified, skilled employees who happen to have a disability. Employers will experience many benefits by hiring persons from this untapped labor market. This includes training for supervisors and co-workers, ADA consulting and training, task modification to accommodate special needs, and financial benefits.

What some of our employers say:

“James has worked for Western Appliance for approximately 2 years. He uses a wheelchair, but that doesn’t slow him down. He has become an asset to our family owned business.” – Glenn and Elaine Darnall

“Sherry does and excellent job keeping our lobby clean at Arby’s. She has very good customer service skills and keeps the customers happy.” – Les Geisler, Store Manager

“It has been a positive experience working with CES and DVR to fill openings at Mr. D’s. The employment specialist knows the skills needed to perform a job and can match clients with appropriate jobs. There is follow-up provided to help make the job placement a success.” – Zachary Trumble, Store Manager