Are you looking for a job that matches your interests, skills, and talents? The Individual Placement & Support (IPS) Program at Community Partnerships can help. The IPS program is specifically designed to help people with serious mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders find jobs that offer competitive wages and real opportunities for career advancement.
Built upon the evidence-based model developed by Dartmouth University, our IPS program is required to adhere to 8 key principles:
- Competitive Employment
- Systematic Job Search
- Rapid Job Search
- Integrated Services
- Benefits Planning
- Zero Exclusion
- Time-Unlimited Supports
- Worker Preferences
Our team of highly-experienced Employment Specialists understand the local job market and have strong working relationships with employers across the community. At Community Partnerships, we believe that work affects life, and life affects work. Our staff has a long track record of helping people just like you achieve their career goals and we’re passionate about helping you succeed.
When you enroll in the IPS program you receive:
- Personalized career planning services.
- Help creating or updating your resume.
- Targeted job search services and assistance with job
applications and interviews.
- On-the-job training.
- Long-term support for as long as you are employed, or as
long as you wish to receive it.
- Peer support from someone who has experienced mental
illness and/or substance abuse, and is there to offer advice
and guidance whenever you need it.
To start your job search with help from the IPS program, contact us today!