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Community Employment

Welcome to Community Employment at Shore’s Joseph Koenig, Sr. Training Center

Our program is a partnership that brings together competent workers and area businesses.  Shore supported employees work in a variety of industries and report high levels of job satisfaction and on-the-job longevity.

Our programs are:

  1. Job counseling and placement
  2. Supported employment
  3. Ticket to Work

Community Employment Services:

This program places individuals with disabilities into employment in community businesses throughout the north Chicagoland area.  For more information please call at (847) 581-0200.

  • Program involves a careful match of employee abilities and job requirements.
  • A professional job developer provides on-site training to enhance the employee’s skills.
  • Follow-up consultation is available to both employee and employer to ensure quality performance.
  • Services are provided at no cost to the companies.

Overall objectives of the Supported Employment program include:

  • Group and Individual Discovery for evaluation and assessment of individual job preferences, strengths, skills and conditions of employment
  • Assistance with identifying job opportunities
  • Customized employment for optimal job match
  • Interview and job fair preparation, transportation and support
  • Job coaches that train along with the employee and provide ongoing, on-site support
  • Coordination between employee and employers, families and other agencies
  • Vocational skills training, goals and program plans
Please consider including Shore Community Services in your will and estate planning.


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