INCLUSIVE EMPLOYERS PROGRAM
Inclusive Networking is offering an Inclusive Employers Program open to Minnesota-based companies who want to gain knowledge and experience employing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Inclusive Employers Program launched in 2020 when Inclusive Networking was awarded a two-year grant from Minnesota Department of Human Services - Disability Service Division that supports new and innovative ideas to help people with disabilities gain meaningful and competitive employment.
IT'S A WIN-WIN
Customized employment means individualizing the employment relationship between employees and employers in ways that meet the needs of both. We will work with your company to train and implement Customized Employment practices and support departments to customize positions for 3-6 individuals with disabilities.
What the program offers:
3 hours of training on Customized Employment for key program staff
Employer Needs and Benefits Analysis of select company departments
Development of 3-6 customized positions to meet your business’s needs
Pre-screening and connecting of prospective employees that interests, skills, and conditions match the positions
Recognition in an end-of-year event
Candidates must participate in the Customized Employment Training and Department Analysis
Candidates must be open to hiring 3-6 people with disabilities
Candidates preferably are a Minnesota fortune 1000 company
WHY THIS PROGRAM?
Why hire people with disabilities? It’s good business.
• Heightened Innovation
• Increased Customer Base
• Improved Experiences for All
• Greater Workplace Productivity
• Reduced Employee Turnover
Together with their friends and family, this group has a spending power of $8 trillion.
Global Economics of Disability Report
FEATURED GRANT PROGRAM PARTNER
We are proud to partner with Hydra-Flex, Inc., our first inclusive employer thanks to the grant program. Hydra-Flex is a manufacturing company that develops innovative fluid handling products for leaders in the car wash, hydro-excavation, industrial cleaning, and sewer jetting industries.