Individualized Employment Services
SKCAC Industries and Employment Services offers facility-based services in packaging and
assembly work; off-site crew work at Safeco and CenturyLink Field; and
planning, assessment and job placement in community-based settings.
We work to design services to meet your work training and employment
Qualifying for Employment Services
To qualify for SKCAC's employment services you must meet SKCAC's criteria
for services. You may need a referral from the Division of Developmental
Disabilities (DDD) or the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
(DVR). Services are free to qualified individuals (fees are paid
by DDD or DVR). If you have not applied to DDD
for services please visit their websites or contact
us for assistance.
Types of Employment Services
A variety of employment services are available to meet the unique
abilities and capabilities of each individual.
Administration of vocational assessments to determine employment
interest, work skills and work behavior information. Assessments
are provided in a variety of employment settings (typically not
Training and employment on-site at our Kent production facility.
Employees perform a variety of assembly, collating, fabrication
and packaging tasks. Each employee's work assignments are based
on their individual skills. Employees have the opportunity to receive
training and work on a wide variety of assembly, collating, fabrication
and packaging tasks. Wages are earned based on individual productivity
levels (piece-rate) per the U.S. Department of Labor standards.
Planning centered around the individual and their areas of interest.
The process includes the individual, family, friends and others
interested in the successful employment of the individual (as determined
by the individual served). Graphic planning and facilitation may
also be included in the planning process.
Training in assembly, collating, fabrication, packaging, light custodial
and on-the-job training for community based jobs by SKCAC.
Off-Site Work Crews
Seasonal employment opportunities are available through SKCAC
with ARAMARK Services at Safeco Field and CenturyLink Field in Seattle.
Duties include light custodial work (sweeping corridors) in specified
areas during the home games.
Job placement in the community using a team approach. Your SKCAC
employment specialist guides the job seeking process
and provides supports as necessary to help you to be successful
in your new position. SKCAC placement personnel work
with employers to develop jobs with natural work supports.
Time-limited work experience opportunities at SKCAC are
available to assist an individual to gain work skills for employment
in the community.
Applying for Employment Services and Waiting List
The popularity of SKCAC's employment services can require us to establish a waiting list for some services. If you are interested in applying for services please contact
us to setup a meeting with a SKCAC employment services staff
member to complete an application for services. SKCAC Industries
requires that each individual meet SKCAC's criteria for participation
and have a referral resource such as the Division of Developmental
Disabilities or the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.
Learn more about SKCAC's employment eligibility criteria.