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Employment Services of URS is a non-profit organization that provides a continuum of employment services and supports for local employers and the job seekers we serve.  These services are of no cost to the employers or job seekers and  is funded through state vocational funds.


 We rely on our community employer partners to  allow us to fulfil our mission of improving the quality of life for the individuals we serve through integrated, competitive community employment.

The current list of Employer Partners continues to expand, some of them include: Ace Hardware, TJX (Marshals, TJ Maxx), Adecco @ P&G, Kroger, Meijer, Springfield Regional Medical Center, University of Dayton, McDonald’s, Synchrony Financial, Casano’s Call Center, Dollar General, Hospice of Dayton, Friendship Village, Firehouse Subs and more…


 What is the benefit of becoming an employer partner?

  • Access to resources, services and contacts relevant to your business needs.
  • Screening services to find the right “fit” between the job seekers abilities, preferences, needs and strengths and the needs of the employer.
  • Ongoing supports that stay with the person even after hire.


What is the benefit of hiring job seekers with disabilities and/or other special needs?

  • Studies have shown a significant reduction in turnover and improved company culture when the organization recruits and hires job seekers with disabilities or other special needs. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29392591/
  • Tax incentives to help reduce the tax costs (WOTC, ERC)  https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/wotc
  • Access to ongoing supports— job coaching and follow-along services to help provide an extra layer of support and ensure long-term success.


Quick Link Resources:

  • Opportunities with Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Creating an inclusive workplace – Disability etiquette and inclusive culture training is available through the Opportunity for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) website including, Windmill training, employer webinar series and follow-up from Employment Relations Specialists team. https://ood.ohio.gov/
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) The ADA is not only a law but offers helpful guidelines and technical assistance materials reviewing topics like reasonable accommodations and technology to improve your workplace culture. https://www.ada.gov/
  • Department of Labor (DOL) Provides meaningful language for the advantages of hiring individuals with disabilities and available financial and tax incentives for employers including Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) and Employer Retention Credit (ERC) https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/wotc
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission This site provides helpful information about specific situations and advice for small and large businesses alike by adding further language to the diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. https://www.eeoc.gov/




  • You can feel confident that you have the supports you need when you need them. Contact Employment Services of URS to point you in the right direction, provide education and resources or provide direct services to support your employees and the communities we serve.
  • Please contact at us at the numbers listed below or visit us at our web page for added resources and links at facebook/employmentservicesofurs