Connecting Jobseekers with Disabilities to Employment
What can we do for you?
The main focus of the Business Outreach Team (BOT) is to assist you, our business partner, in improving your business and enhancing career opportunities for our consumers.
How do we do that?
What can we offer?
Disability Awareness Training
This is an introduction to working with an individual with a disability. The training offers information on a variety of topics.
Assistive Technology Presentations and Assessments
Technology is constantly changing and has made significant strides in assisting individuals with disabilities to perform more work related tasks. DVRS can schedule assessments for individuals who are receiving services through the agency. Presentations are offered directly to businesses.
The Americans with Disabilities Act has gone through many changes over the years. We can assist you with some of the basics and connect you with experts for your specific needs.
Helps give businesses security in hiring certain individuals who may be at risk. We can connect you with the information needed to access this information.
Tax credits are available for businesses who hire individuals with disabilities as well as other specifically named individuals. We can assist you with this information and connect you to the proper procedures.
Customized Training Information and Planning
A partnership with a business/local training provider/state agency to meet skills needs of the business.
A systematic study of a job to identify the observable work activities associated with the job used to help determine a good candidate for the position. This may assist in accessing the right candidates for your needs.
Targeted Hiring Events
These are exclusive events for your business. These events give you access to screened candidates from the DVRS pool. An interviewing schedule is arranged and the event can be located at one of our state offices or at your facility.
National Employment Team (NET)/Talent Acquisition Portal (TAP)
Introduction to The NET and TAP which connects businesses with talent across the USA.
On-the-Job Training Contracts
Financial incentives along with technical assistance to assist in hiring individuals with disabilities. These contracts are designed with your needs as well as the training needs of the candidates.
Connection to local apprenticeship coordinators to assist you with apprenticeship programs that combine work based learning with classroom instruction to assist in producing employees with the specific skills needed.
New Jersey Career Connections Resources
As part of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, we work collaboratively with all divisions and agencies within the department. We can assist in coordinating those services to meet your needs.
Vocational Rehabilitation Services Mission Statement
The mission of the New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) is to enable eligible individuals with disabilities to achieve an employment outcome consistent with their strengths, priorities, needs, abilities and capabilities.