St. Louis Arc

Supporting People with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families Since 1950

Employment Services

Assisting adults who have developmental disabilities in finding, learning and maintaining paid employment in the community

Finding a job you love can be one of the most important foundations of a quality life.

The St. Louis Arc’s Employment Services supports adults in seeking part- and full-time paid employment, provides initial and ongoing job coaching and retention services and works with employees and their supervisors to ensure successful job placements. To learn more about employment services, view the photos below.

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St. Louis Arc’s Employment Counselors will meet with you individually to discuss your interests and help you prioritize your career goals.

St. Louis Arc’s Employment Counselors will meet with you individually to discuss your interests and help you prioritize your career goals.

A counselor will help you try out different jobs at actual worksites to learn which ones are a good fit for your skills, abilities and interests.

A counselor will help you try out different jobs at actual worksites to learn which ones are a good fit for your skills, abilities and interests.

Once you have been hired, a job coach will work with you to provide on-the-job support to you, to your employer and to your co-workers. He or she will help design strategies so you can learn and do your job well. Once you are able to perform your job independently, your job coach will gradually cut back on his or her involvement. Typically, full-time job coaching continues for 3-6 weeks.

Once you have been hired, a job coach will work with you to provide on-the-job support to you, to your employer and to your co-workers. He or she will help design strategies so you can learn and do your job well. Once you are able to perform your job independently, your job coach will gradually cut back on his or her involvement. Typically, full-time job coaching continues for 3-6 weeks.

Even after your placement and training, your job coach will visit the worksite to help you and your employer with any new issues. Sometimes changes to your job or additional responsibilities will require additional job coaching. The St. Louis Arc’s services ensure that the support you need will be there!

Even after your placement and training, your job coach will visit the worksite to help you and your employer with any new issues. Sometimes changes to your job or additional responsibilities will require additional job coaching. The St. Louis Arc’s services ensure that the support you need will be there!

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St. Louis Arc’s Employment Counselors will meet with you individually to discuss your interests and help you prioritize your career goals. A counselor will help you try out different jobs at actual worksites to learn which ones are a good fit for your skills, abilities and interests. Once you have been hired, a job coach will work with you to provide on-the-job support to you, to your employer and to your co-workers. He or she will help design strategies so you can learn and do your job well. Once you are able to perform your job independently, your job coach will gradually cut back on his or her involvement. Typically, full-time job coaching continues for 3-6 weeks. Even after your placement and training, your job coach will visit the worksite to help you and your employer with any new issues. Sometimes changes to your job or additional responsibilities will require additional job coaching. The St. Louis Arc’s services ensure that the support you need will be there!

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