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On-the-Job Training (OJT) is an agreement between IDVR and an
employer to hire and train a DVR job seeker. In return for hiring
and training an IDVR job seeker, the employer receives a training
reimbursement on paid wages to the trainee. This service helps the
employer by reducing the expense of training a new employee. It also
allows the employer to take the necessary time to train an employee in
their own processes and procedures.
On-the-Job Training helps IDVR job seekers by allowing them to learn a new job on-the-job and then upon successfully completing the training, be hired by the employer. During the training period, the IDVR job seeker is covered under the employers' (or State of Idaho) workers’ compensation. All an employer has to do is sign an OJT Agreement and complete some paperwork to become an IDVR vendor.
If you are interested in discussing this service, please contact the VR office in your region.
Disability Awareness Training for Employers:
Idaho DVR has developed a Disability Awareness Training toolkit that
contains presentations, activities, DVDs, and handouts covering a
number of topics. They include Disability Etiquette, the Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA), Accommodations, the Benefits of Hiring People
with Disabilities, and DVR 101. The presentations and activities can be
customized to meet your organization’s needs. Our staff can come to
your place of business to conduct the training.
Whether you are an organization which desires to develop a culture recognizing the value of diversity and accessibility, or you are an organization which desires to strengthen this culture, our toolkit should have something for you. If it does not, we can prepare something for you.
If you are interested in learning more about disability awareness training, please contact your Business Liaison, Loni Hanka,
by phone: (208) 287-6479
or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.