Employment

A View into WorkHere

An innovative phone app, WorkHere, developed by an Indiana team, aims to connect workers with employers close to where they live. And, through partnerships with local chapters of The Arc, is seeking to help address…

AWS Foundation Awards $170,000 to Benefit Erskine Green Training Institute 

AWS Foundation has awarded a $170,000 grant to Erskine Green Training Institute (EGTI) to provide student scholarships and increased outreach to potential students in northeast Indiana. Erskine Green Training Institute, developed by The Arc of Indiana Foundation, provides postsecondary vocational training for people with disabilities for employment in the hotel, food service and healthcare support…

A View into Pre-Employment Transition Services

Listen in as our podcast host, Michelle Fischer, talks with Jonathan Kraeszig and Theresa Kolesar about Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation’s Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) program for students with disabilities who are eligible or potentially eligible for VR services. The…

A View into VR, Order of Selection

Indiana is seeking approval from the federal government through a state plan amendment to move to what is known as “Order of Selection” in determining who can receive VR services. Under this process, individuals determined…

A View into the New VR

Listen in to “A View into the New VR” as Michelle talks with Kylee Hope, director of Indiana’s Bureau of Rehabilitation Services and Virginia Bates, transition specialist.  Learn about new directions for vocational rehabilitation in…

A View into the Erskine Green Training Institute

Listen in to learn all that you have been wanting to know about the Erskine Green Training Institute as Michelle Fischer talks with Jeanne Sheets, Director of Marketing & Partner Programs; and Megan Stevenson, Director of Curriculum & Training. Learn…