PRIDE Industries Expands Employment Services to Tri-County Region
ROSEVILLE, Aug. 15, 2007 – PRIDE Industries recently announced the expansion of its Employment Services program with a new office in South Lake Tahoe, CA. The tri-county office is now fully operational and providing job preparation and placement services for individuals with disabilities in Truckee, South Lake Tahoe, Kings Beach, and Tahoe City.
With almost 50 years of expertise, PRIDE Industries helps individuals with disabilities overcome obstacles to employment and deliver value to employer partners. Through an extensive screening process including a complete work history and skills evaluation, PRIDE prepares and places individuals in jobs best suited to their abilities. Job developers, job coaches, and assessment specialists work closely with employees and employers to identify areas of need and carefully match qualified workers to appropriate job opportunities.
The Tahoe office will support approximately 160 individuals annually who were left without services as other providers closed their operations. “We were glad to be in a position to extend our proven programs,” said Vic Wursten, Vice President of Operations, PRIDE Industries. “We were able to leverage local talent to maintain continuity of services and knowledge of community employers, creating a seamless transition for our clients.”
About PRIDE Industries:
PRIDE Industries is a nonprofit organization and recognized service provider meeting the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics and facilities service needs of public and private organizations nationwide while creating jobs for people with disabilities.