Summit County Employment Collaborative

Summit County Employment Collaborative

The Employment Collaborative of Summit County is a Summit DD supported collaboration consisting of Summit DD, local businesses and disability providers. The members of the collaborative work toward one common goal: to increase employment opportunities for people with barriers to employment. They seek to provide support to both job seekers and businesses using their unique approach to break down barriers that many job candidates face.

Learn more about how the Employment Collaborative works to connect businesses with a largely untapped market of qualified job candidates. 

Open Positions

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Ready to work? If you or someone you serve is currently looking for employment, check out our listing of open positions. Updated weekly, this listing helps connect job-seekers to employers looking to fill positions now.

See Open Positions

Job Seeker Interests

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Do you have a need at your organization that doesn’t fit a typical job description? Well, it just might match the skills and interests of one of our current job-seekers. See a listing of candidates that could be the perfect fit for the workforce gaps at your organization.

Check out job candidates near you

Employment Collaborative Members

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The Summit County Employment Collaborative is made up of a number of organizations throughout Summit County. Learn more about these motivated organizations on a mission to break down employment barriers.

Meet the Employment Collaborative members

Business Partners

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For years, the Summit County Employment Collaborative has connected job seekers and organizations to help fill the employment needs in the Summit County area. This success would not be possible without the dedication of longstanding business partners in the community who share our commitment to helping each person reach their full potential, one person at a time.

Meet local employers

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Summit DD provides training opportunities for disability providers, employers and businesses in the community. Trainings range from industry-specific to on-the-job-support for new team member to ensure long-term success. EC trainings can be tailored to the needs of the organization and be delivered in a variety of formats, such as in-person and virtually. Find out more about how we can help you meet the needs of your staff and customers.

See our available trainings

5th Annual Employment Symposium

Weren’t able to make it to this year’s Employment Symposium? Good news! You can catch up on what you missed here.