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Work

Easterseals offers a range of training, placement and related services that help people prepare for the workforce—because meaningful work is often the key to overcoming challenges and having a good life.

EmploymentWORKS!

Easterseals Rhode Island provides supported employment services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other potential employment barriers. These services are delivered in integrated community-based settings with the goal of obtaining competitive employment in the person’s desired area of vocational interest.

In our model, entitled EmploymentWORKS!, an assigned and integrated team of ESRI staff provide supportive services to help participants:

ESRI maintains community business partners in areas that include food service, retail, maintenance, custodial, hospitality, and many others.

Participants may also utilize Fedcap’s Get Ready!™ curriculum, which was developed to assist individuals in exploring their values about work, the strengths and assets they bring to the employment environment and to develop specific skills to ensure that they are work ready.

To learn more about EmploymentWORKS!, contact Shawn McCurley at 

ReServe

Are you a retired or semi- retired professional over 50? Ready for a new challenge? Want to give back to the community? ReServe is an innovative nonprofit that matches talented professionals, age 50+, with rewarding opportunities at nonprofits and public institutions.

To learn more about ReServe and get involved, visit ReServeInc.org or contact Vicktoria Barokha at vbarokha@fedcap.org

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