A NAMI Employment Specialist will work with you to come up with a career plan focused on your personal goals and preferences. The focus is on finding a balance between employment and your own recovery goals.
Jobs Club meets twice a month.
About Individual Placement and Support (IPS)
Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is an evidence-based practice supported by Dartmouth University. NAMI’s IPS adherence to best practice guidelines has made NAMI a leader in the field of employment for people with severe mental illness.
A NAMI Employment Specialist will provide their services at no cost to employers. Each candidate is pre-screened in order to match the skills of our candidates with the unique needs of your company. Our goal is to minimize turnover and increase productivity with our dedicated, motivated, and reliable applicants. Our Employment Specialist will continue to support you and your new hire. We also connect employers with resources that offer business tax credits for those who employ persons with disabilities.
A NAMI Employment Specialist will work with you to come up with a career plan focused on your personal goals and preferences. Through coaching, mock interviews, resume development, and on-the-job support, an Employment Specialist is there to help foster strong employer-employee relationships. The focus is on finding a balance between employment and your own recovery goals.
Dollar Tree, Meijer, Jewel-Osco, Loyola, Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Lighthouse, Walgreens, Panera Bread, MaidPro, and Riveredge Hospital.
Goals and Objectives
- Partner with local organizations and businesses to expand potential employment opportunities for our job candidates.
- Create networking events for our candidates and partnering employers.
- Ensure candidates are well prepared for the interview process.
- Create an experience that allows for self-discover in relation to our candidates’ career goals.
Client A Resume Status: Actively seeking work
Client A is very passionate about animal care, with over 10 years experience. He also has experience with maintenance of our local community. Client A looks forward to utilizing his work experience in a position with opportunities for personal and professional growth.
Client B Resume Status: Actively seeking work
Passionate about healthcare, Client B is an experienced and certified phlebotomist looking to continue her work in the medical field. In addition to her work experience, she has also utilized her skills in her community through extensive volunteerism with numerous organizations.
Client C Resume Status: Actively seeking work
Bilingual and a graduate with a degree in Anthropology, Client C looks forward to prospects that allow him to continue exercising his skills in research and data analysis. With experience working with children and adults, Client C would be an invaluable addition to any company.
PSixteen jobs secured in the last 6 months
Contact our Employment Specialist Today!
708-524-2582, ext. 104