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Free Writing Assistance with Your Job Search

In Benefits and Employment Articles, Benefits Articles, Blog, Employment Articles, Featured, News, Resources by eri

Free, One-On-One Help for Madison Area Residents Sometimes the hardest part of getting a job is getting started. Summarizing your entire work and life experiences in a single resume and cover letter can be daunting. And navigating the web, asking people you know for help, on top of reading and filling out forms and applications, can be downright scary. Did …

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ERI Supports National Disability Employment Awareness Month

In Advocacy, Employment Articles, Featured, News by eri

Workplaces welcoming of the talents of all people, including people with disabilities, are a critical part of an inclusive community and strong economy. How can we, collectively and individually, reinforce the value and talent people with disabilities add to our workplaces and communities? What actions can we take right now to raise awareness that employers, employees, and our communities benefit …

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Office Coordinator

In Featured, Job Openings by Beth Wroblewski

Employment Resources, Inc. (ERI) – Madison, WI The Office Coordinator is responsible for ensuring day-to-day operations of the office, managing high quality agency service and customer interactions, and coordinating a variety of complex financial and administrative duties. The position is essential to the agency’s professional and productive operations. These operational functions require an organized, detail-oriented person with the ability to manage multiple …

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Your DVR Case Closed. It May Be Time for Ticket to Work!

In Benefits and Employment Articles, Blog, Featured, News, Ticket to Work Articles by Sarah Lyngdal

If you have a disability and an employment goal, the Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) can provide services to help you prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment. In many cases, once you get a job and maintain that job for 90 days, your DVR case closes successfully. But what happens next? When you receive your DVR case closure letter, …

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Share Your Greatness. Be a Mentor, Find a Mentor.

In Advocacy, Featured, News by eri

Mentoring helps youth with disabilities prepare to move from school to work, according to research.  Young people with mentors are more likely to do positive activities and achieve higher educational goals. The Mentoring Effect reports that at-risk young adults who had a mentor are more likely to: Mentoring is a win-win for both the mentor and person being mentored. Mentors …

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Benefits and Employment Mental Health Specialist

In Featured, Job Openings by Beth Wroblewski

Employment Resources, Inc. (ERI) – Madison, WI Employment Resources, Inc., a Madison-based nonprofit agency that advances the employment, health and financial security of people with disabilities, is seeking a Benefits and Employment Specialist to work in the Dane County area with people who need support and assistance due to a mental health need. The Benefits and Employment Specialist assists people with disabilities …

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10 Steps People with Disabilities Should Take to Prepare for an Emergency

In Emergency Planning Resources, Featured, News, Resources by eri

Do you know what to do if something bad were to happen? How will you know if a natural disaster is coming? How will rescuers find you if you need help getting out? The “Be Prepared, Have a Plan: Emergency Preparedness Toolkit for People with Disabilities” can help you plan for and respond to emergencies and natural disasters. The Wisconsin …

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FreshEBT: Your Online Guide to Managing FoodShare Benefits

In Employment and Benefits, Featured, News, Resources by Priscilla Matthews

How do I apply for FoodShare Wisconsin? Which stores and farmer’s markets accept the Quest Card? Can I check my balance online? Am I eligible for other benefits? These are just a few of the questions you might have about Wisconsin’s FoodShare program. FreshEBT can answer them, and many more! FreshEBT is an online guide to managing FoodShare benefits in …