Opportunities for Businesses and Employers
One facet of our day program opportunities is Mainstream Enterprise. Mainstream Enterprise is a team of people that are available to assist with small contract work and projects such as packaging, correlating documents, organizing large mail outs etc. If you have a need, give us a call to chat about the possibilities of partnering with this unique out-sourcing service. Pricing is dependent on the job or piece-work. Call 519-371-3644.
Community Living Owen Sound and District provides a solid track record of securing meaningful job opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to contribute in the work force in their home communities, either with employment or volunteer opportunities.
Our employment service benefits both employers and employees. It is a win-win situation where employers are partnered with qualified, capable employees who are dependable and hardworking.
The Employer Benefits:
The employer benefits from this service by having an extra person to provide on-the-job training to a new employee. Experience through the years shows that additional benefits to the employer are:
• a consistently lower rate of absenteeism in supported employees
• a lower rate of turnover
• a higher rate of loyalty and job satisfaction
• continual follow-up services from the support worker
Services to the Employer:
• Prescreening for candidate suitability
• Work tryouts
• Employer education
• On-the-job training support
• Job evaluation and task analysis
• On going assistance and guidance
• Wage subsidy information
Becoming an Employer:
We would like to thank all of our employers for providing rewarding employment and volunteer opportunities that have helped to maximize the quality of life to individuals accessing Community Living Owen Sound and District.
Please contact our Job Developer for your recruitment needs at 519-371-9251.