The Employment Options department provides a range of services for adults seeking employment opportunities and students planning to transition from school to the world of work. Employment Options works in partnership with local businesses by providing them with successful personnel at no cost to their company and by providing on-site training, pre-screened applicants whose abilities match specific job requirements, and long-term support as necessary.
Employment Options staff work closely with individuals and their team members to find competitive employment in the community compatible with an individual’s goals, desires and abilities. In addition, staff members provide the ongoing support needed for an individual to maintain and thrive in their chosen employment.
Community Prevocational Support
Working in a community setting, the Employment Options staff provides ongoing support and assessment for people developing their vocational skills. Employment Options works in partnership with local businesses by providing them with additional assistance at no cost to their company and by providing on-site training, pre-screened applicants whose abilities match specific job requirements.
Community Based Employment
Arc’s community based employment works hand-in-hand with more than 40 local, state and federal businesses placing supervised individuals with disabilities in employment positions on a subcontract basis. These individuals work both on mobile work crews and alongside other employees in the community, on some occasions, comprising the entire workforce. Some of the positions include but are not limited to mail room operations, food service, janitorial, manufacturing and assembly.
To fill out the OPWDD Prevocational Services (CBPV) application, click here
To fill out the OPWDD Supported Employment (SEMP) application, click here
For more information, please contact Arc’s Director of Employment Services, Kristen O’Melia, at (315) 476-7441 X 1107 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org