Dawn of Hope Works!
Employment services are focused on offering an assortment of employment opportunities, currently providing services to over 125 individuals throughout the Tri-Cities area. Direct Support Personnel providing assistance to these individuals have received extensive training in the areas of employment & disabilities. The program has four divisions:
PRE VOCATIONAL SERVICES
In cooperation with area businesses this division provides hands-on work skills training through numerous projects & activities in an actual work setting. Through this genuine work experience, individuals are trained in work skills & habits expected in today’s workplace including attention to task, manual & fine motor dexterity, production techniques, and acceptable dress, grooming & personal hygiene habits.
COMMUNITY INTEGRATED EMPLOYMENT
This division is focused on employment opportunities in the community. With the support of employers like Arby’s, Cantech Ind., Food City, Food Lion, MSHA, McDonald’s, Outback, Pal’s, ProCompounding Rx, and Wendy’s , more than 60 individuals are working in the local community.
JOB PLACEMENT/CAREER SERVICES
This division provides training in career planning, job searching, interviewing, pre-employment activities and job access. Once employed, we provide a job coaching at the job site.
REST AREA BASED SERVICES
This division provides employment at two rest areas on Interstate 81, employing 15 individuals in Greene County through the cooperation of the State Use Program, TDOT and CMRA.
email Jon Cardwell Director of Vocational Services
or call 423-434-5600