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.

VR Nevada helped Joseph Adams at Office Depot

VR Nevada helped Joseph Adams to find a job as a cashier at Office Depot. Joseph loves his job and the interaction with the customers. His supervisor Carlos is greatful for the partnership with VR Nevada and the training and guidance Vocational Rehabilitation provided for Joseph.

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.

VR Nevada helps Office Depot hire qualified associates

VR Nevada helped Office Depot General Manager, Misty Ashton, fulfill her hiring needs. VR Nevada made the process very easy, by screening the candidates, finding the best fits, and training associates. Misty says that Office Depot employees with disabilities are reliable and dedicated, and have excellent attendance records, lower attrition rates and higher safety ratings than other employees. In fact, they’ve set an example for all associates at Office Depot.

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.

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