When was the last time you felt truly seen?
Our approach ensures every one of our participants feels seen, understood, valued for their contributions, and truly satisfied by their chosen path.
You can overcome obstacles to employment.
Greenleaf offers personalized support to match individuals facing obstacles to meaningful employment, so that everyone feels truly seen for who they are and everything they are capable of becoming.
We’ll help you get the job you want.
We support job seekers who struggle to find and keep meaningful employment by providing vocational skills training and connecting them to supportive employers.
We have assisted people of all ages with finding employment in professional, managerial, and entry-level positions in many fields.
How It Works
It all starts by learning about you
We’ll learn about your unique strengths and perspective, what motivates and excites you, and what you need to be your very best.
Then our team works with you to thoughtfully create your career plan to highlight and hone your skills.
We’re here for every step of your career journey to help you achieve your life goals.
Our services are available to all individuals who face significant obstacles to employment.
With an agency referral, you can receive Greenleaf services at no cost to you.
Greenleaf was made to help individuals with…
- Physical Disabilities
- Developmental Disabilities
- Mental Illnesses
- Hearing Impairments
- Visual Impairments
- And other obstacles to employment
Diagnostic, Assessment, & Auxiliary Services
Explore a variety of jobs that match your interests and career goals by meeting people in your prospective field and job shadowing with assistance. You will also research the local job market to determine job titles, openings, and salaries in your desired fields.
Assess your unique strengths and abilities by working at a customized site for an average of 1-2 weeks. This is designed for people who have been out of the workforce or are otherwise unsure of their work-related capabilities.
Receive assistance with learning new materials for coursework and/or to pass an exam. Tutoring topics include Driver’s License, GED, and industry certifications such as STNA and PRAXIS exams.
Vocational Consultation & Evaluation
Determine a viable employment goal using tests, assessments, research, and other tools.
Preparation for Job Searching
Job Seeking Skills Training
Discover useful techniques and skills for finding ideal and rewarding employment. Topics include how to market yourself, resume building, interviewing skills, and self-advocacy training.
One-on-one training to help you learn the public transportation system or local routes you can drive yourself.
Work at a community-based work site for a limited time (about four weeks) to develop specific skills needed to obtain or maintain employment, like stamina, timeliness, interpersonal relations, and work speed.
A 9-month high school transition program that provides pre-employment training and education for individuals with disabilities. Project SEARCH is an international program model and Greenleaf leads the Job Coaching and Job Development services for local programs.
Summer Youth Work Experience
A five-week, group-based service teaching appropriate work behaviors and skills to youth with disabilities. Topics include work skills and soft skills like time management, development of career interests, and job-seeking skills - all while working as a trainee at one of our partner businesses gaining valuable experience and a paycheck!
Helps students with disabilities, as early as age 14, who could benefit from an early start in exploring career possibilities. Specific services include Job Exploration Counseling, Work-Based Learning, Counseling on Post- Secondary Opportunities, Workplace Readiness Training, and Instruction in Self-Advocacy.
Employment Search Programs
We’ll help you find a successful employment situation. You will collaborate with your employment specialist to develop your career goals by combining your skills, interests, and employment requirements into an action-oriented plan. Using this plan, we will work together to find employment that meets your goals.
On-the-Job Supports // Job Coaching & Retention
A Job Coach supports your need to master required work skills once you are hired and will be present to help with on the job training or provide off-site services, per your request. A Job Retention Coach will check in with you and your employer (with your permission) to make sure everything is going well and you are set up for success.
Long-Term Follow Along
If you are interested in working in the community but think you will need long-term, possibly life-long, supports to do so, we are here to provide ongoing Job Coaching and Job Retention support for an extended time.
“I just wanted to thank you all at Greenleaf. You guys have really helped me in the working world. Grateful can’t even begin to describe how I feel getting your help. They never gave up on me and I didn’t give up on them. Thanks again for all that you have done for me. I’ll never forget it.”