Creating Futures of Independence and Community Involvement
At EmployAbility, we’re committed to providing innovative vocational training and promoting the inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in community life. Through our Pre-Vocational Training, participants learn tasks that build vocational skills and help prepare them for supported employment.
In The Academy, participants gain vocational and life skills that prepare them for community employment and integration.
Participants in The Academy are encouraged to grow personally and professionally every day. To that end, they have the opportunity to concentrate in one or more of the training areas below, while also gaining critical life and workplace skills.
Our goal is to prepare participants for more independent living and careers that provide them with purpose and fulfillment.
Tourism and Hospitality Training Program
Prepares participants for a wide range of careers in the tourism and hospitality industries
Participants learn a true farm-to-table approach, including all aspects of gardening and harvesting, food preparation and packaging, cooking, and serving.
Participants learn how to properly clean and sanitize hotel rooms, office and commercial spaces, and hospital settings.
Assembly and Design Training Program
Fosters creative and technical skills that launch participants into careers in engineering and design.
Participants learn how to put together small parts, products, and kits while following proper safety and quality standards. They also learn how to check products for quality assurance purposes and to troubleshoot and problem-solve when issues arise.
Printing and Graphic Design Concentration
Participants learn how to develop and produce both digital and print media. They also learn how to create and print designs for t-shirts and other apparel.
Logistics Training Program
Provides participants with the skills necessary to work in warehousing and fulfillment centers, as well as in various retail environments
Warehouse and Fulfillment Concentration
Participants learn how to manage inventory, palletize products, pick and audit orders, and operate equipment like pallet jacks and forklifts.
Participants learn how to sort and stock items, count money, interact with customers, and operate a cash register.
Business Support Training Program
Teaches participants how to support business operations, large and small
Organizational Life Skills
All participants receive training on how to understand and adapt to organizational life, including professional communication, presentation, and conduct.
Participants have the opportunity to learn computer skills frequently sought and/or required by employers, including email, word processing, and basic timekeeping programs.
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If you’re ready to take the next step and want to hone your skills at The Academy, please fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can!