Obtaining & Retaining Employment
The Supported Employment Program provides job skill development, including resume building, job seeking, interview skills, placement, training and ongoing job coaching support services to Vocational Visions participants seeking employment in southern Orange County. The Supported Employment Program also promotes opportunities for individuals to excel in their positions and achieve their highest level of personal and economic independence. Job placements include positions with public parks, grocery stores, retail stores, hardware stores, restaurants, hotels, schools, libraries, janitorial services and many more businesses and service providers.
Program at a Glance
- Funded by Department of Rehabilitation and Regional Center of Orange County
- Transportation funded by Regional Center of Orange County
- Based at community business sites
- Individual (1:1) and group placements
- Paid internship opportunities
- On the job training
Some of our Current Employment Partners
- 99 Cents Only Store
- Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
- Calisson Inc.
- City of Mission Viejo
- Club Demonstration Services
- Del Taco
- Denault’s Ace Hardware
- Floor & Decor
- Gelson's Markets
- High Park Tap House
- Home Depot
- Montage Resort & Spa
- Party City
- Providence Speech & Hearing
- Professional Results, Inc.
- Raising Cane's
- Ross Dress for Less
- Smart & Final
- Stater Bros. Markets
- Taco Bell
- Ted's Place
- The Coach House
- TJ Maxx
- Trader Joe's
- Whole Foods
For more information, please contact Vickie Stamm at (949) 837-7280 ext. 214.
If you would like to donate new or gently used items to Vocational Visions, our Supported Employment Program has a supply donation wish list here for helpful items that will enhance our programming.
You will find a list of items and an Amazon wish list link to purchase supplies directly off of Amazon. When you purchase using our Amazon wish list for Supported Employment, your purchase will be shipped directly to our Supported Employment Program Manager. If you order through smile.amazon.com and select Vocational Visions as your charity of choice, we will receive an Amazon monetary donation of .05% of your qualified purchases.
You may purchase your donation(s) through other outlets and drop them off to us in-person during our regular business hours or mail your donation(s) to our main address which is our Pala building. We do not receive mail at our Alambre building.
We are happy to receive reusable items that are gently worn. If you would like to donate gently used items, please contact us and let us know the item(s) and the program you wish to donate to.
Thank you for considering a donation to our Supported Employment Program.