All people, regardless of disability, are entitled to the opportunity of employment and to receive equal pay for a job well done. Alpha’s Employment Services is established to empower people to discover their employment goals, interests and strengths, and receive job development and successful placement assistance with satisfied business partners throughout Santa Barbara County.
We work with local businesses who offer opportunities for qualified candidates to obtain meaningful employment alongside people without disabilities. Alpha is a source for highly motivated and reliable employees who can assist employers to reach their business goals.
Alpha helps businesses hire smarter, add value to their workplace, and create a culture of diversity of inclusion. Our goal is to create a seamless, effective, and efficient hiring process to integrate talent with opportunity to increase a corporations’ productivity. New hires receive training and skills necessary to succeed in the workplace. Our team supports businesses throughout the entire hiring process; from recruitment to placement; disability inclusion and diversity training for all team members, and continuing on-the-job support for new employees.
Our Employment Services assist individuals to obtain employment they can be proud of, achieve their goals towards independence, as well as provide a reliable workforce solution that benefits businesses throughout Santa Barbara County.
Our goal is to support the participant’s goal of independence in all of our placement opportunities.
Individual Supported Employment (ISE): aka Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE), funded by DOR for the first year and TCRC thereafter, 1:1 (participant to job coach ratio), individual job coaching support begins at 100% and is incrementally lowered to 20% over 1 year (after intervention is no longer needed to complete necessary job tasks).
Group Supported Employment (GSE): funded by TCRC, 4:1 (participant to job coach ratio), Job Coach supports the participant through in-person services 100% of the time in GSE.