Summer Jobs with Employment Services

Starting with a Summer Job This summer, teens with disabilities entered the workforce the same way many teens do—a summer job. Community Living’s Employment Services supported participants in the Summer Work Experience Program (SWE) and Summer Teen Employment Program (STEP) at Schnucks and Golden Corral for six weeks this summer. SWE is funded

Jane Leads the Torch Run

Jane: Carrying the Torch for Nearly Two Decades Jane has been working at Ameristar St. Charles for 25 years and has been competing in the Special Olympics since 1991. That made her the perfect person to start carrying the torch when Ameristar started hosting the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Runners

Volunteer Spotlight

Happy Volunteer Month! MaDonna Barnes MaDonna is one of our loyal Adult Recreation volunteers. She’s been volunteering with the program for years, and is happy to be back now that volunteers are able to join us for in-person events again. She had been volunteering for another organization before she found

Crafty Karinne

Crafty Karinne When Karinne was ready to start looking for a job, she worked with Community Living’s Employment Services program to get started. Karinne started in B.E.S.T. (Building Employment Skills Training) gaining the skills and confidence she’d need as she prepared to enter the workforce. Karinne did her training at Goodwill where she

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