Employment Services

Committed to increasing the employment rate of people with disabilities by focusing on abilities.

Keeping with our mission of “Serving people with special needs by empowering them to realize their full potential”

TradeWinds Employment Services department serves people with developmental and physical disabilities and is an agency for the State of Indiana FSSA Vocational Rehabilitation Services. TradeWinds Employment Specialists attend continuing education courses and are certified to assist people of varied abilities and work with community employers. They are trained job coaches assisting clients in obtaining and maintaining employment, working on-site, hands-on, or off-site, behind the scenes. TradeWinds Employment Services process:

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People with varied abilities are capable of many jobs

– Customer Service – Food Preparation – Computer / Data Entry – Stocker / Bagger – Hospitality – Janitorial / Maintenance – Assembly / Manual Labor

Hiring people with varied abilities can offer a number of important advantages for a business

– Gain a new and vital talent pool of workers – Increased diversity in the workplace – Employee and client appreciation – High employee retention rates – Tax Benefits

To learn more about the advantages your company can gain from hiring people with varied abilities including more information about federal tax benefits for your company, contact Michelle Novak, 219-801-4500.

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TradeWinds provides services for children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities

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Established through philanthropy and volunteer support, your donations, time or talents to TradeWinds helps people with disabilities achieve greater independence, dignity and personal freedom.

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