Jan 18

January 30, 2018

Federal Government Shutdown Has Real World Consequences

By Aaron Martin At Job One, 70 percent of our revenue is earned through business services, like our Secure Document Solutions program, and contracts with commercial businesses or organizations, such as Blue Valley Industries. A significant portion of our earned revenue and nearly 50 good jobs are provided through AbilityOne...

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Jan 18

January 4, 2018

New Year, New Partnerships, New Opportunities

by Aaron Martin Happy New Year from all of us at Job One! We had a fantastic (and busy!) 2017 –and none of Job One’s accomplishments would have been possible without your support. So, thank you! Some of my personal favorite achievements Job One made last year include: kickstarting a successful...

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Dec 17

December 11, 2017

Job One Announces New Board of Directors Member

Independence/Jackson County, MO — December 11, 2017 —Job One, a nonprofit organization that has been providing employment services for individuals with disabilities in the Kansas City Metro area for 50 years recently recruited Cherish Caputo as the newest member of their Board of Directors. Cherish Caputo is a Business Applications Project Manager with Visit KC....

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Nov 17

November 6, 2017

Guest Blog: Giving Thanks

by Amy Schmidt, Chair, Job One Board of Directors This is the season to stop and give thanks. Through the hustle and bustle of the year, we often don’t take the time to pause and show appreciation nearly as much as we should. As Chair of the Job One Board...

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Oct 17

October 13, 2017

Job One’s Visit to Sheltered Workshops in Missouri

I’m a board member of the Sheltered Workshops Insurance of Missouri (SWIM), a self-insured workers compensation entity for agencies in Missouri like Job One. Through SWIM, I took a tour of five different sheltered workshops, facilities that hire people with disabilities, in Southeast Missouri: Piedmont, Big Springs, Birch Tree, Poplar...

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