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COMING SOON: Summer Work Experience Program

Job One envisions a world where people with disabilities are active participants in the labor force. Beginning June 13th, we are proud to host our seventh year of the Summer Work Experience Program (SWEP).   SWEP is a 6-week program where students with disabilities entering their senior year of high school … read more

Job One Donor Spotlight: MBPI

services for people with disabilities. This month, we visited with George Meiners with Mechanical Breakdown Protection, Inc. (MBPI) based in Lee’s Summit, MO

President’s Day Trivia

The President of the United States of America is an essential piece of our democracy.   We all know that the President is responsible for implementing and enforcing the laws written by Congress and appoints the heads of federal agencies. And that the President oversees budgets, policies, manages departments, and … read more

Let the L❤VE Flow

Thank you to our donors and friends The love and support we receive from our community truly makes our hearts happy. Because of generous donors, sponsors and friends, Job One is able to continue our mission of providing employment opportunities and community services for people with disabilities. Together, we are … read more

Community-Based Day Services

Mary’s Story of Success One size does not fit all when it comes to services for people with disabilities. Like any of us, each individual served by Job One has their personal goals and aspirations, then there are the challenges presented as a result of their unique physical and/or developmental … read more

What is a Training Specialist?

Job One Community-Based Day Services (CBDS) believes everyone deserves the chance to connect, engage, and belong to their community.

Job One Stars Shine Bright

Annual Employee Holiday Event Recap Job One’s Shining Stars event has become an annual holiday tradition. Each year, we join together to celebrate the achievements of our employees and clients, and recognize our business partners who are helping fulfill our mission, while enjoying holiday cheer, food, prizes and dancing! This … read more

YOU Can Make a Difference this Holiday Season

Imagine what we can do together! Do you know one in four adults are living with a disability? You likely know someone living with a physical or developmental disability. Unfortunately, adults with disabilities are often overlooked and underserved in our community, especially when it comes to employment opportunities. Since 1967, … read more

20 Meal Challenge

Show your support, spread kindness, create holiday joy!Each year, Job One hosts a “Thanksgiving Baskets” fundraising drive to provide holiday mealsfor individuals with disabilities we serve who might otherwise go without a traditional meal onThanksgiving. Your support directly benefits individuals in our community who are independent,but living on fixed incomes … read more

Imagine the Poss-Abilities

Community-Based Day Services (CBDS) gave Melanie the chance to step outside of her home environment and learn about who she is, what she loves and how talented she truly is. Many adults who live at home all their lives lack the opportunity to branch out and learn who they are … read more