What We Do
Community Integrated Services is the largest Philadelphia-area job search and job support agency assisting people with disabilities in locating employment and succeeding in a job. Our job seekers have found fulfilling employment throughout diverse sectors, including clerical services, retail, food service, hospitality & tourism, gaming, child care, and healthcare. We work with job seekers in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, and Bucks counties as well as the state of Delaware
Through creativity, flexibility, and a commitment to community-based services, CIS provides individualized, person-centered support and training to help individuals with disabilities attain their employment goals.
Supported Employment is an evidence-based method of helping people with disabilities thrive in a work environment. CIS-trained "job coaches" provide on-the-job support for tasks in the workplace, helping individuals navigate unfamiliar tasks and situations. Supported employment is provided on both a short-term and a long-term basis, depending on each individual's needs and preferences.
CIS provides support and guidance to help people with disabilities throughout the job search. CIS staff help job-seekers explore their vocational interests, work preferences and career goals, and advocate for each individual as they discover their unique career path.
The job search process with CIS can include:
- Job counseling by CIS staff members
- Information on writing a great resume
- Preparation in interview skills
- Resources for the job search
- Expert job-matching advice
- Customized Employment, including the Discovery Process
- Benefits Counseling