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Employment Services: AID Employment Specialists assist clients seeking jobs by providing necessary skills and guidance. The goal is ensure the right match for both employers and clients.

AID encourages individuals to explore what they want out of life and chart their own journey to success. Whether it’s finding a job or becoming a volunteer, the ultimate goal is to assist individuals in leading a full and active life.

AID Employment Services Tenets:

  • Everyone has gifts and capabilities
  • Everyone has the right to make decisions about his or her own life
  • Everyone has a voice that should be heard
  • Everyone should have the opportunity to join the workforce

Attention Employers

Let AID work with you!

AID Employment Services are always on the lookout for career opportunities for clients.
With the assistance of Employment Services Specialists, clients are often trained, hard-working and motivated employees; an individual who is more likely than most entry-level workers to meet your expectations and become stable, long-term employees.

Employment Specialists visit regularly and can offer supervisors tips on how to encourage the employee’s best work. Frequently, all that is needed is a short period of intensive on-the-job support. In addition, AID staff is available whenever needed to assist the individual in adapting new responsibilities or increased demands.

AID helps employers address specific worksite issues including:

  • Routine daily tasks that reduce staff productivity
  • New tasks or unfinished projects due to lack of time and/or resources
  • Staff being stretched too thin during peak times of the year or hours of the day
  • High staff turnover

In the last 5 years, AID Employment has successfully placed 336 clients in community jobs.

If you are a business owner or hiring manager please CONTACT AID and help our clients find meaningful community employment.

IPS Employment Services: AID Employment Specialists assist clients seeking jobs by providing necessary skills and guidance. The goal is ensure the right match for both employers and clients. AID encourages individuals to explore what they want out of life and chart their own journey to success. Whether it is finding a job or becoming a volunteer, the ultimate goal is to assist individuals in leading a full and active life.

The 8 Principles of IPS:

  • Competitive Employment: Allowing our job seeker to apply, and work in jobs within their community with the same benefits as their peers.
  • Job Development: Staff work with potential employers throughout the community to receive information about their individual needs to properly connect with the right job seeker.
  • Rapid Job Search: Staff will consider looking within the community immediately after working with a Job Seeker to give them the highest opportunity to find the appropriate job for them.
  • Integrated Services: Staff work together with the job seeker’s treatment team to provide the highest level of support and care for each job seeker.
  • Benefits planning: Staff works with a Benefits Planner to provide accurate and understandable information for the job seeker about their individual benefits.
  • Zero exclusion: Staff will not exclude an individual referred to us who is interested in working.
  • Time-Unlimited support: Staff will continue provide support and assistance despite the job seeker receiving employment for as long as they want our services.
  • Worker Preference: Staff will assist job seeker’s in finding jobs within areas they are interested and qualified in. Rather than the staff’s idea of what the client should do for employment.

Learn more about IPS at IPSworks.org

Visit the official AID Employment Services FACEBOOK PAGE to read client success stories and meet the AID staff that assist individuals in finding meaningful employment.