Happy Holidays from VR Nevada

Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, reaches out to businesses to hire people with disabilities and points out that people with disability stay longer at their jobs and have less absenteeism. Give yourself a gift of a wonderful employee.

VR Nevada – Job Seeker Message

Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, encourages Nevadans with disabilities looking for a job (or trying to keep their job) to contact the rehabilitation team at the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation. Increased education, assisted technology or moral support are just a few of the services offered.

Back to School Message from VR Nevada

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Back to School time, Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, shares how they’re coming up with ways to help students transition from the world of school to the world of work. Learn more about how the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation can help Nevada’s youth with disabilities reach their future goals.

Economic Benefits of hiring people with disabilities

Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, reports 87% of the public prefers to support businesses who hire people with disabilities and that people with disabilities and their community represent a $1 trillion market. What is your business doing to tap into that market? Learn more by contacting VR Nevada today.

Hiring Benefits

Frank Woodbeck, Director for Nevada’s Department of Employment Training & Rehabilitation (DETR), dispels the myths of how people with disabilities cannot “make it” in the workforce. Did you know studies show employees with disabilities rate better in job performance compared to those without disabilities? Learn how VR Nevada can help you find the best employees for your business.

Hidden Disability

Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, shares that an estimated 87% of all disabilities are hidden and what matters the most is the person can do the job. Learn how VR Nevada can help you find the right person with the right qualifications for the job.

Washoe County student opportunities

Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, supports Vocation Opportunities for Inclusive Career Education (VOICE), which helps young adults in school (or recently graduated) acquire the skills to get a great job. Find your “voice” by calling VR Nevada at (775) 823-8110 in Northern Nevada and (702) 486-0372 in Southern Nevada.

Get the facts on employment rates for individuals with disabilities

Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, shares that people with disabilities only have a 19.1% rate of employment, despite their ability to perform the job. We can help increase your education, provide assisted technology and offer moral support. Contact VR Nevada at (775) 823-8110 in Northern Nevada and (702) 486-0372 in Southern Nevada.

VR Nevada provides job and college readiness for recent high school grads

Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, encourages recent high school graduates with disabilities to make the most of their future by taking advantage of our services. VR Nevada can help you get a job or prepare for college in the Fall.

Mental Health Awareness Month Message from Mechelle Merrill

In recognition of National Prevention Week and Mental Health Awareness Month, Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief for the State of Nevada Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, shows support for SAMHSA’s “I Choose” Project which helps empower individuals with mental health conditions. VR Nevada “chooses” to raise awareness and helps people with disabilities receive the help they deserve. Learn how VR Nevada can help your business hire a qualified employee.

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