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Employers

As a smart businessperson, you know that companies rise and fall on the strength of their personnel. At no cost to you, Hope Services brings you a large talent pool of pre-screened, qualified candidates who can expand your workforce and enhance your profitability.

Reasons Why

Not only are you helping people living with disabilities find a fulfilling career, you might be surprised at the incentives provided for businesses & organizations who partner with Hope Services to find the right talent.  You’ll be able to receive financial accommodations on pre-qualified candidates who have already gone through extensive training.

Employer Incentives

Veterans Opportunity to Work

 

Employers who hire and train qualified, service-disabled veterans may qualify for up to 50% of the veteran’s salary for the first six months of employment.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

 

Employers who hire persons from economically disadvantaged backgrounds can receive a $9,600 tax credit. HOPE Services customers meet WOTC criteria. 

Americans with Disabilities Act Small Business Credit

 

Businesses with fewer than 30 employees or less than $1 million in revenue can receive a tax credit of 50% of the cost of workplace accommodations provided for an employee with disabilities (maximum $5,000 per year).

Federal Bonding Program

 

At no cost to the employer, the U.S. Department of Labor provides Fidelity Bonds that cover the first six months of employment for “at risk” job seekers.

Helpful Articles

2. Understanding & Teaching Self-Advocacy

2. Understanding & Teaching Self-Advocacy

How important is it to teach self-advocacy to someone living with disabilities? Cindy Bray and Nicole Woodruff of Hope Services discuss how they have helped teach self-advocacy that has helped them in everyday activities to even completing a successful job interview. Cindy also presents three important aspects of self-advocacy that you, as a parent/guardian/friend of someone living with disabilities can start teaching today.

1. Don’t Give Up

1. Don’t Give Up

Are you a parent, caretaker, or friend of someone living with disabilities? Meet Cindy Bray, the founder of Hope Services, talks about her experience raising a daughter who lives with a disability and how that journey led her to begin Hope Services–a vocational service provider for people living with disabilities. In this podcast, she and Nicole talk discuss some of the challenges that come as a parent and also talk about how to overcome and push through the obstacles that inevitably arise.

Thriving In The Storm

Thriving In The Storm

“I made a promise to my team.” - Cindy Bray Nobody prepares for a worldwide pandemic. Ever since the middle of March 2020, the entire country has been trying to navigate through the challenges of COVID-19, causing individuals and organizations to face unexpected...

Congratulations to Anna!

Congratulations to Anna!

Congrats Anna on your new pet care position with Courteous Canine, Inc. Anna came to us knowing what she wanted to do and she went after it. Thanks for letting us be a small part of your success.

Tips For Creating Your Resume

Tips For Creating Your Resume

Your resume is your first good chance to make a good first impression. It is hard to overestimate its importance. It can set you apart from other candidates. We can help you.

The Story Behind Hope Services

We are so excited to share with you this video that showcases the story behind Hope Services and its journey since 2003.  In this video you’ll see a few, wonderful individuals who we’ve gotten to know along the way.