Community Employment Services
Lambs Farm is an excellent source for mutually beneficial and innovative employment programs. Employees gain self-worth and self-esteem while your company benefits by having a dedicated workforce. Our employment specialists work with the person and the employer to achieve a successful outcome.
Individual Community Employment
Through an individualized approach, the community employment program meets the staffing needs of local businesses while providing rewarding employment opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities.
Lambs Farm employment specialists provide on-the-job training and follow-along support to ensure high-quality job performance. Tasks are analyzed, training procedures are implemented, and support is provided until the employee can independently perform the job. Lambs Farm Participants can work in a number of industries including customer service, food service, shipping, administrative assistance, janitorial, assembly/packaging and more.
Supported Employment Program
Using a team approach, Lambs Farm meets the staffing needs of local businesses by providing an enclave of two-to-eight workers along with a dedicated job coach. The job coach analyzes job tasks, implements training procedures and provides ongoing support at the job site. Our areas of specialization include janitorial, food service, manufacturing and shipping/receiving.
Employment services include:
- Prescreening of applications
- On-site job analysis
- On-the-job training
- Employer education and resources including disability awareness, assistive technology and job accommodations/modifications
- Follow up services
Benefits to your business:
- Reliable, dedicated employees with good performance
- Low absenteeism and turnover
- Aid in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act
- Tax incentives
- Positive community image
- Reduction in employee recruitment expenses
“We are pleased to be working with Lambs Farm for our employment needs. Lambs offers us quality people for the job and gives us great support that includes free job coaching to ensure that we have successful employees.”
Lynn Tagliagerro, Owner, Bark n’ Park, Libertyville
“In today’s workforce it is becoming increasingly difficult to find employees with a high work ethic and who enjoy coming in to work. Not so with our associates from Lambs Farm. They always come to work with smiles on their faces and are genuinely happy to be working. They always work to the best of their abilities and consistently try to make customers happy.”
Sean Musial, Front End Manager, Libertyville Jewel/Osco
To discuss how we can help with your employment needs, call 847.362.4636 or send us a message