Supporting persons with Disabilities in Enhancing their Quality of LIfe
For more information, contact Kurtis Mayne, Director of Vocational Services at firstname.lastname@example.org
ORI provides Employment Assessment services, which are designed to gauge an individual’s strengths in a work setting as well as identify potential barriers that demonstrate a need for extra support. The goal of Work Assessments and Community-based Evaluations is long-term successful employment experiences for both the employee and employer.
Hale Williams - Retired
Jeanne Stone - Vocational Rehabilitation
Lori Cummings - Quality Maintenance Enterprises
Cindy Smith - Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown
Sue Brown - First Security Bank
Russ Klare - Fuddruckers
Adam Ragsdale - Missoula Housing Authority
Marcie Briggs - University of Montana
Hal Pulling - Retired ORI Employment Consultant
Tony Layton - University of Montana
ORI’s Job Coaching Team provides support to clients, facilitating a successful employment relationship between employer and employee. ORI support includes assistance in developing work skills, as well as problem solving, decision making and communication skills. Support, tailored to the needs of each individual situation, may be for the long term or temporary. The goal is successful employment!
ORI has multiple Work Crews working at a variety of employment sites/businesses within the Missoula community. Work Crews are groups of five to twelve client employees who are supervised by ORI staff. ORI contracts with businesses who hire Work Crews to perform a wide variety of work opportunities. ORI has Janitorial Crews who work at City Hall, the Federal Building, Missoula Fire Technology Center, Missoula Art Museum and Parks and Recreation. American Eagle Instruments provides employment for a crew who label and package dental tools. Business Improvement District and Missoula Downtown Association hire Work Crews for downtown clean-up and for Out to Lunch set up and tear down. The Construction Site Clean-up Crew contracts with Republic Services for landfill maintenance, with area contractors for site clean-up, and with individuals for raking, weeding and snow removal.
ORI’s Job Development Team consistently researches local job opportunities and provides support and job placement expertise that allows each candidate to successfully compete for local job openings.