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We sincerely thank you for your support of Crossroads of Western Iowa, and we want you to know that your donations of time, money and support help us to continue the important work we to do to promote empowerment.

Supported Employment

When an individual enrolls in Supported Employment, they are partnered with an employment specialist who focuses their efforts on discovering the individual’s interests, developing career goals and identifying a job that fits their needs. Areas of focus may include career development, job hunting process, developing a résumé, improving upon interview skills, proper dress attire, and self-care. We also work with clients on soft skills including work ethic, motivation, and communication. 

Once an individual secures employment, that isn't the end of our relationship with them. We provide free follow-along after the job is offered and accepted. Employers utilizing Crossroads services have more than 90% satisfaction rating. These services are provided at no cost to the employer.


Benefits:

  • Experienced employment specialists
  • Career exploration
  • Support with resumes
  • Portfolios and interview preparation
  • On-the-job training
  • Assistance with SSI and SSDI benefits

Types of Work Offered:

  • Light manufacturing
  • Product inspections
  • Recycling
  • Bulk mailings
  • Product sorting, labeling, packaging and folding
  • Boxing and bagging items on an assembly line

Supported Programs: