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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is recognized as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year, the theme is “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion.” Nationally, this theme focuses on the importance of ensuring people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Locally, for … read more

Dione Gets it Done!

Community Connections Create Job Opportunities The Job One team is always on the lookout for opportunities to build connections that may lead to meaningful jobs for the individuals with disabilities we serve. One recent example of this came from Job One team member, Anna. During a visit to have her … read more

Job One Comedy Special

The virtual comedy show featuring Job One Jokesters will be live at 7pm on this site! Click HERE to watch all the fun!

Job One Announces Agreement to Sell Shred One KC to Shred America

Thanks to our incredible customers, we have been shredding with purpose since 2004. As Kansas City’s only local social enterprise offering paper shredding, hard drive and digital media destruction, while providing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities, Shred One KC is pleased to announce our sale to veteran owned and … read more

One Fund Impacts Many Hearts

Working together on a mission Since 1967, Job One has led efforts in the Kansas City region to make a difference for people with disabilities in our community. It is an unfortunate truth that people living with developmental and/or physical disabilities are often passed over for jobs for which they … read more

Job One Celebrates the Life of Ron Eiman

Ron Eiman (November 24, 1934 – May 30, 2021) was an amazing individual who helped so many in the community. He was a tireless and unassuming advocate for the causes he believed in, and Job One was blessed to have him as a champion. He was the first President of … read more

Community-Based Day Services at Job One

Job One would like to introduce Community-Based Day Services! The goals of Community-Based Day Services are independence and community inclusion. Unlike the traditional Day programs, Community-Based Day Services (CBDS) are based in the person’s own community rather than a facility. The time, duration and frequency of services will also be … read more

“The R-Word” Movie Screening

Are you interested in social justice and the power of language? Job One has been invited to participate in the virtual film screening of “The R-Word” on March 25 at 3-4:45pm. The hour-long film will be followed immediately by a panel composed of self-advocates and family members. Movie Trailer Zoom … read more