at 103-2776 Bourquin Crescent West, Abbotsford, V2S 6A4 Canada
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Communitas - Community Living Program Employment Services We affirm that all people are created equal, who have gifts, skills, and abilities that enhance and benefit their communities. By identifying and matching job-ready skills with ideal employment positions, we facilitate and support win-win situations for both the employee and the employer. We strive to strengthen the community, diversify the workforce, and improve the business culture. It's not just our mission, it makes great business sense. Benefits of hiring persons with disabilities: • 86% of people with disabilities rate average or better on attendance. In fact, studies show significantly lower turnaround for people with disabilities, saving business owners thousands of dollars in re-hiring new employees. • Retain valued employee and increase productivity. A survey of more than 500 BC employers indicated that the top 2 direct benefits of hiring a person with a disability are retaining a valued employee and increased overall productivity. • 98% of people with disabilities rate average or better in work safety. In one case study, an owner of six Tim Horton’s franchises, who has employed some 84 people with disabilities over the last 18 years, has never made an insurance claim for any of them. Choosing to employ people with disabilities provides unique advantages and solutions: Improved Workplace Culture Diversifying your workplace can be a rewarding commitment. Not only does your employee with disabilities have the opportunity for meaningful employment; but the employee’s inclusion in the workplace can be enriching for the rest of your team as well. The following indirect benefits where among the top six reported by BC employers committed to an inclusive workforce: • Improved interactions with co-workers • Increased overall company morale • Increased interactions with customers Improved Company Image Hiring a person with disability can improve the community’s impression of the business, and reflects good corporate citizenship. When companies strive for an inclusive workplace they build understanding and acquire knowledge. As a result, a sense of identity is created that employees and customers want to share. Competitive Advantage While stats support the competitive advantages of hiring people with disabilities, reaching that market can often prove difficult. By hiring a person with disabilities, employers can start to recognize and truly understand their wants and needs. The combination is an improved, more efficient workplace and a new, untapped market. • Persons with disabilities in BC represent $1.7-billion in spending power • 87% of the general public prefer to do business with companies that hire people with disabilities • Increased productivity and an ability to attract new customers
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People with disabilities want to work for you, and they want to buy your products. With skilled and loyal employees at a premium and traditional market growth slowing, can you afford to ignore or stereotype them? - Fortune Magazine
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