REACH’s Supported Employment Program is a job skill development program for individuals experiencing developmental disabilities. The program provides jobs at REACH Shredding, REACH Custodial, and in various community-based employment sites.
REACH Employment Services
- Basic Job Skill Development - a program teaching participants the basic job skills needed to be successful within the community
- Job Coaches – a trained coach is assigned to each program participant as they learn and improve their job skills
- REACH Shredding – an entry level job training program performing document destruction.
- REACH Custodial – a more advanced job training program for individuals who experience disabilities and who have acquired basic job skills
- Community Based Employment – placement and support for qualified individuals in jobs with outside employers in Juneau
- On-The-Job Support – ongoing support is provided to participants at community-based job sites to help them as or when needed
For more information, contact Dan Elstad at (907)586-8228.
REACH Custodial is an advanced job training site in REACH’s Supported Employment program. Program participants are responsible for providing custodial services to a million square feet of state, federal, and other offices throughout Juneau and Southeast Alaska. Full and part-time positions are available, with a minimum 20-hour work week.
REACH Custodial participates in the AbilityOne Program a federal program that employs more than 40,000 individuals who are blind or have other severe disabilities through federal contracts.
REACH’s Community Based Employment program offers on-going Job Coach support to individuals working within the community at various employment sites. This support is individual-based around work-related goals that focus on helping the program participant obtain the maximum level of independence within their job.