Looking for the best employee that you have ever hired? You have come to the right place!
Community Integration Services Society (CISS) has consistently been a leader in efforts to support individuals with developmental disabilities to be active members of their own community. One way of participating in the community is through employment. Many adults with intellectual disabilities aspire to be employed at a competitive wage, and to enjoy a greater sense of purpose, self-sufficiency, and accomplishment.
Why hire someone with development disabilities?
What can CISS do for you, the employer?
- Solve your entry-level job needs
- Screen prospective employees
- Arrange working job interviews
- Make individual placements
- Negotiate wages
- Match workers to suit your needs
- Provide long term support to ensure success
- Manage new employee workplace growing pains
- Make accommodations/suggestions
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the benefit to hiring someone with developmental disabilities?
A: People with disabilities offer a variety of positive attributes, including but not limited to: positive energy, focus and attention to detail, timeliness, and readiness to work.
Q: Will they or the staff need any extra supports in place?
Q: Will I have to make any accommodations or adaptions to the work place?
Q: What wages do I need to pay?
A: You pay the same wages for the position as any other employee.
Q: Is it a liability in the workplace?
A: There is no liability. What you have for insurance and WCB covers just the same as any other employee.
Q: Are we eligible for funding?
A: Funding is available! Visit the Employment and Social Development Canada webpage for up-to-date information on funding opportunities.
If you think our clients can help your business, get in touch with us!
Call us at 604 461 2131 between 8:00am – 2:30pm Monday to Friday.
Send us an email and we’ll get in touch with you as soon as possible.