JOBSOURCE

If you walk into a fast food restaurant, grocery store, local healthcare facility or university, you may find an Opportunity Enterprises JobSource participant at the checkout or helping a customer, patient, or student. Our JobSource staff has over 20 years of experience placing and supporting qualified individuals with disabilities in community employment in a wide range of careers, from entry-level to professional positions. With offices in Porter, Lake and Laporte Counties, JobSource serves all of Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland. JobSource’s 97% placement retention rate has earned it the distinction of being the preferred employment agency for more than 100 businesses in our service area.

JobSource helps employers and ensures that the people that we place for employment are successful by providing:

  • Pre-employment activities to ensure an employee is prepared for their first day of work, such as resume writing and mock interviewing
  • A thorough screening process to ensure that an individual will apply for the position that best fits their skill sets and capabilities
  • On-site support and job coaching from our staff that ensures ongoing employee success and productivity
  • An assistive technology program that features computer adaptations for clients with physical, visual, developmental and/or learning disabilities

JobSource opens so many doors to careers for people with disabilities, finding employment that fits with individual vocational goals and aspirations.  Examples of employment opportunities and our preferred supporters are as follows:

Example Positions Businesses who prefer us
  • Computer programmers
  • Certified public accountants
  • Nursing
  • Nursing home aids
  • Assembly/industrial workers
  • Restaurant managers
  • Food service
  • Teaching
  • Daycare assistants
  • Custodial service
  • Mechanics
  • Dietary aids
  • Information technology
  • Burger King
  • Courtyard by Marriot
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites
  • Family Express
  • Hartsfield Village
  • Help at Home – Michigan City
  • McDonald’s
  • Metro Recycling
  • Sears
  • Strack and Van Til
  • Strongbow
  • Target
  • Valparaiso University
  • Walgreens
  • Walmart

 

For more information on our JobSource program, please contact us.

 

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY BRAILLE PRINTING SERVICES

Braille printing is available for any type of simple text communication, such as meeting minutes, announcements, brochures, special greetings, etc.

Fees

Microsoft Word Document: $50.00 per hour Braille format/set-up

$1.00 per page printing fee, plus shipping and handling.

 

Other Formats

$50.00 per hour Braille format/set-up ($150 minimum)

$1.00 per page printing fee, plus shipping and handling

 

Reorders with changes: $50.00 per hour to format changes

$1.00 per page printing fee (10-page minimum), plus shipping and handling

 

Reorders per document:  $1.00 per page printing fee (10-page minimum), plus shipping and handling.

 

The printing will be on both sides of 9 1/2 x 11 Braille paper.

If possible, please submit files in Microsoft Word. Other formats can be transcribed but will require an additional fee.

 

To order or for more information contact Pam White at 219-464-9621 ext 339, or via e-mail at pamela.white@oppent.org.