About VR Nevada
The Nevada Vocational Rehabilitation Division, a bureau of Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, is “At Work for Disability Inclusion,” connecting employers with qualified employees to help drive business success. Our services are provided free of charge.
How We Can Help Your Business
We’ll meet with you to determine your requirements and desired qualifications, and provide you referral to pre-screened and qualified candidates matched to your specific needs. Our assistance to your business includes soft-skill development, customized employee training strategies, reliable technical assistance, and if needed, an assessment of assistive technology. We provide quality assurance throughout the recruiting process, including comprehensive follow-up.
Businesses & Industries Served
We can help you find candidates for full and part-time positions in these industries, and many more: Health Care & Medical Services, Tourism, Gaming & Entertainment, IT - Information Technology, Retail & Customer Service, Manufacturing, and Mining & Materials.
Advantages of Employing People with Disabilities Through VR Nevada
Nationwide, many businesses report reduced employee turnover, increased employee loyalty, increased morale and productivity of other employees. Diversity in the workplace can create a more positive company image and may inspire other organizations to follow your lead.
• No-Cost Recruitment and Job Matching Assistance
• Access to On-the-Job Training Funds and Work Opportunity Tax Credits
• Application of Disabled Access Tax Credit and Barrier Removal Tax Deductions
• Partnerships with Internship and Apprenticeships Programs
• Temporary Job Assignment (On-the-Job Training and Work Shadowing)
• Follow Along/Employer and Employee Support for the first 90 days
For more information:
or call 702.486.5230 or 775.684.4040
To find qualified employees for your business, contact us free of charge.
Bill Boster, District Manager, Northern Nevada
Sylvia Milburn, District Manager, Southern Nevada
Mechelle Merrill, Rehabilitation Chief
Janice John, Deputy Administrator Program Services
Funding from US Dept. of Education – For Nevada Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), Supported Employment (SE), and/or the Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who are Blind (OIB) programs. For VR: Federal VR grant paid 78.7% of costs. In FFY2017, Nevada VR received $16,381,489 in Federal VR funds. Non-Federal funds paid 21.3% of costs ($4,433,618). For SE: Federal grant paid 95% of costs. In FFY2017, Nevada VR received $215,372 in Federal SE funds. Non-Federal funds sources paid 5% ($5,983) of costs. For OIB: Federal funds paid 90% of costs. In FFY2017, Nevada received $264,232 in Federal OIB funds. Non-Federal funds paid 10% ($29,359) of costs.