Evansville ARC - Independent Lives for People with Disabilities

Community Job Link (CJL)

Your Workforce Connection
Community Job Link serves as an employment service and matches individuals with disabilities to appropriate jobs in the community. Through this supported employment program, qualified individuals with a variety of skills and abilities work side-by-side with other employees, becoming independent, contributing members of the community. CJL can also assist with employee screenings and pre-employment testing.

Proven Success

  • CJL employees have an average retention rate of 84% over a 12-month period; for comparable businesses, the national average retention rate is 71.3%.
  • In a recent survey of CJL employers, 100% said that they were completely satisfied with the program.
  • Over 50 Evansville businesses currently employ individuals through CJL with great satisfaction at an average pay of $7.59 per hour, which is 4.69% higher than the national minimum wage rate of $7.25. In fact, according to a recent national survey, employers who hire persons with disabilities, have an 85% one-year retention rate (US Dept. of Education, 2003).
Community Job Link

Please call Tracy Stricker at (812) 492-1204 to find out how you can get connected
with an able, qualified, motivated, and dependable workforce.

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