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Are you a job seeker?

We can help!
With a person-centered approach, Kerr’s Employment Services offers a range of employment services for adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD).

Services for Job Seekers

Pre-employment services
Our team will work with you in-person or virtually (1:1 or in a small group) to:

  • Build an employment plan
  • Enhance your skills
  • Develop soft skills
  • Create opportunities you can add to your resume/portfolio
Finding a job
We will match you with a job developer who will help you find a job you like. Once hired, we’ll provide a job coach who will help you learn the requirements of your position.
Job development services
Kerr’s job developers network with local businesses to create a community of employers that believe anyone can work.

Services include:

  • Career exploration
  • Interest-based negotiation
  • Representational portfolios or video resumes
  • Interview prep
  • Job search, targeted assessment
  • Job placement
  • Job and schedule customization
Job coaching
Once hired, a Kerr job coach will work with you to learn your new job and help you build relationships with your manager and coworkers.

Job coaches provide:

  • Quality job support, so you achieve the best outcome.
  • Task lists or other aids to help you learn your job duties.
  • Task analysis to discover and solve any productivity issues you may encounter.
  • Environmental stressor assessments with suggestions for modifications to help you be successful.
  • Encouragement for an inclusive workplace practices.
  • Facilitation of communication between you and your employer.

Ready to start your job search?

Email us at [email protected]