Hire Someone with a Disability

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Hire Someone and Inspire Possibilities

The employment of many people with disabilities across Prince Edward County has resulted in fantastic experiences for both the employer and the employee.

Community Living Prince Edward matches persons with disabilities with businesses who are looking for employees. We provide training and support, and our goal is to create a win-win situation. We’re in the business of helping you fulfill your staffing needs. Employment Specialists match the employer’s needs with an individual’s skill and then provide on-the-job training and support for the employee, all at no cost to the employer.

Hiring People with Disabilities Makes Good Business ‘Cents’.

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Our Services To You

  • Pre-screened qualified applicants to meet your employment needs;
  • Trained professionals for initial on-site training and support for employee;
  • Trained professionals for education and support for co-workers/staff on disability issues;
  • On-going support to both the employer and the employee to deal with any issues that may arise; and
  • Follow-up to ensure satisfaction for both employer and employee.

Did you know…..

A Harris study showed that:

  • 33% of employers say people with disabilities work as hard as other employees
  • 46% say people with disabilities actually work harder
  • 920 employers found 88% of workers with disabilities earned performance ratings of good or excellent
  • 39% of workers with disabilities were found to be more reliable than other workers

A DuPont study showed that:

  • Employers rated 97% of workers with disabilities as average or above average in terms of safety
  • On average, people with disabilities have better attendance rates than their non-disabled counterparts
 

If you are an employer and would like to “Put Abilities To Work For You”, we would like to hear from you.

For more information, contact:

Lisa Rashotte,  Employment Services
Phone: 613-476-6038 ext. 122
Email: lisa.rashotte@clpe.on.ca