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Job One Training: Snow Safety

Snow – Having Fun and Staying Safe! The falling snow brings lots of changes that affect everyone; changes in weather, driving, traveling, playing outside, and clothing.As much as people complain about the snow and cold, it can be fun too. Winter isn’t the time to stay indoors and wait for … read more

Job One Training: Self-Determination

Self-Determination is…❖ Knowing and believing in yourself❖ Knowing what you want your future to be and how to make plans to achieve this future❖ Knowing what supports you need to take control of your life Click HERE to work through a Self-Determination Worksheet. Self-Determination is not always easy. If your … read more

Job One Training: How to Stay Connected While Disconnected

This pandemic has impacted everyone in unique ways. One impact that we all can feel is the distance from others. Being socially isolated from your friends and loved ones is beyond difficult, especially when you’re coping with all the other changes the pandemic has brought us. Social connection is not … read more

Job One Training: Talking About My Disability

One of the most personal decisions you will make as a person with a disability is whether or not to tell someone about your disability. The choice to talk about your disability is yours and yours alone.   When making important decisions in life, it is important to make informed choices. An informed choice is the process of making a decision after considering … read more

Job One Training: Cold Stress

In-service Training  November 2020 Cold Stress Guide  Anyone working in a cold environment may be at risk of cold stress. Some workers may be required to work outdoors in cold environments and for extended periods, for example, snow cleanup crews, sanitation workers, police officers and emergency response and recovery personnel, … read more

Employee Success Story: Kyle

Meet Kyle! He started off as an employee at Job One’s Packaging & Assembly facility and is currently an employee in our Shred One KC division. Kyle does not let his disability stand in his way. He is a dedicated worker who goes above and beyond. Recently, he decided to … read more

Kansas City Chamber of Commerce: Diversity & Inclusion Workshop Series

A huge thank you to our friends at the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce for inviting Job One to be a featured speaker at their Diversity & Inclusion Workshop Series. Our topic, Neurodiversity: Superpowers & Kryptonite, when hiring an individual with a developmental disability, reviewed the following topics: •Explore … read more

Town Hall Meeting: P&A

We encourage all Packaging & Assembly staff and employees to participate in our Town Hall Meeting Monday, September 21 at 6pm. This meeting will take place virtually via Zoom and participants may use the web or dial-in features. Note: participants will be muted, but will be encouraged to use the … read more

Fundraiser for Job One: Garbage Bag Sales

Your wait is over. The GARBAGE BAG SALES EVENT is officially here. There are three ways to purchase: Notify your favorite Job One Employee, Staff Member, or Board Member. They can take your order and collect payment. Call Job One directly and place your order. Have your credit card ready! … read more