The Kalix employment services team assists each person to identify their employment goals, develop work skills, and find the job of their choice. In addition to paid work, people may choose to learn more about employment options, participate in a variety of skill-building activities, volunteer for a local non-profit, and/or participate in recreational activities. Kalix offers a full range of employment supports in Minot, Belcourt, and Rolla. Contract employment is also available in Grand Forks.
For additional information, contact Rod Martinson, Director of Employment Services: 701-852-1014
The Kalix Employer/ Employee Partnership (KEEP) Team supports people to achieve independence in community employment by working with local businesses to identify tasks that match a potential employee’s skill set as well as fill a business need. To partner with the KEEP Team or to learn more, email [email protected] or call (701) 852-1014 and ask for Karli Degenstein or Whitney Uran.
2018 National Employment Disability Awareness Month
This National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we’re celebrating how job carving empowers people with disabilities to utilized their talents in the workforce. #NDEAMPosted by Kalix on Monday, October 8, 2018
Job Coaching Services Available
Kalix and MVW Services have developed a variety of job sites in order to offer employment to people with disabilities. People with and without disabilities work together to complete assigned tasks according to customer specifications.
For some people, working at a job site managed by Kalix or MVW Services is in preparation for independent employment in the community. Others choose long-term employment with MVW Services because it works better for them and meets their vocational goals.
Kalix and MVW job sites include:
Kalix’s Discovery Program (PreVocational Services) combines instruction in general work skills with activities designed to assist participants to learn more about potential work options suited to personal dreams and interests.
Program activities include, but aren’t limited to:
Kalix’s Day Program provides a variety of opportunities to socialize, recreate, and give back to the community.
Day Program activities may include, but aren’t limited to: