In Central & Eastern Oregon, ALSO provides meaningful employment opportunities to individuals with intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities. Our supported employment program helps people to find rewarding jobs in their communities with our local employer partners. We assist with job development, job coaching, individual placement, skills training, the hiring process, and provide other support services. The job coaches and supported employment specialists that work at ALSO are here at every step of the employment process and aim to meet the unique needs of each individual. Our goal is to provide assistance to individuals with disabilities meet all their employment goals, starting with the job search and continuing with ongoing support and job training. We love helping job seekers become a part of a diverse workforce and be more connected to their communities.
Reach out to ALSO’s Central Oregon Employment Coordinator, Spencer Brown, if you have any questions or are interested in becoming and Employer Partner with ALSO.
“Employing people who are supported by job coaches has been a game changer for me. The impact on the atmosphere of the club, along with the fact that they do a great job, has made a huge difference in our service and our bottom line.”
We are so thankful to our current partners in employment!
Coastal Farm & Ranch – Redmond
Fred Meyer – Redmond
High Desert Educational Service District
Juniper Golf Course
MOD Pizza – Bend
Old Navy – Bend
Sisters Athletic Club
Three Creeks Brewery
The Robert Axle Project
Safeway – Bend
Safeway – Redmond
Holiday Inn Express – Bend
Wal-Mart – Redmond
Albertson’s – Bend
Harney County School District #3
Abby’s Pizza – Bend
Best Buy – Bend
Bi-Mart – Sisters
Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria
Restore Bend-Redmond Habitat for Humanity
Super 8 Motel – Bend
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