The Scioto County Board of DD contracts with STAR, Inc. to provide competitive opportunities in the commumity to eligible individuals ages 16 and up.
Community Employment offers:
Job development – working with employers in order to develop and identify job opportunities.
Employment preparation services – assisting and training individuals through the preparation of resumes, teaching interviewing skills, completion of applications and benefit analysis.
Vocational evaluation – assessing an individual’s strengths and weaknesses in regard to community employment.
Job shadowing/job sampling – visiting prospective job sites to familiarize individuals with job expectations and duties. Some performance of job duties with supervision by Employment Services staff and under STAR’s workers compensation/payroll may take place.
Job coaching – providing on-site training by qualified and trained staff at no cost to the employer or the individual.
Information and assistance – assisting employers with modifying or eliminating barriers to employment for persons with disabilities; linking employers to quality employees.