Ability Works is a partner organization with Tesh, Inc. located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. As such we follow the core values of:
Choice - Dedication - Integrity - Progress - Quality
Ability Works has assisted thousands of Job Seekers and Businesses in forming a lasting employment bond for individuals with disabilities.
After beginning services in 1974 Tesh, Inc. expanded its Employment Services division by creating Ability Works and setting up our current office at 2005 North Lakewood Drive, Suite 101, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. We are located a block away from the Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and only a couple of blocks off the City Link bus line.
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Our staff of dedicated Employment Specialists include a diverse and knowledgable group committed to your employment success. All of our staff go through an exacting training to allow them to provide services to you. All of our Employment Specialists must complete the nationally recognized Employment Services Certification program offered by the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE).
Linden Custer, Program Manager and Employment Specialist
Linden has been performing work with employment services for us for over nine years. His diverse experience includes work with job coaching, the Work Experience program, Ticket To Work and related job development. Some recent successes for Job Seekers and Businesses have been employment in the fields of sales, store clerk, production and assembly, janitorial, housekeeping, care giving, restaurant workers, hotel workers, laundry aide, truck driving, shop mechanical and more. Linden is assisting Job Seekers having many different abilities and employment goals. These include people looking for very part time work of eight hours a week at an entry level of employment to people with college degrees and years of experience in their chosen career path. He may be contacted at 208-292-0149, toll free at 877-439-4837 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Cheryl Eaton, Employment Specialist
Cheryl has been performing work with employment services for over nine years. Her experience is also very diverse including working for a Partners With Industries program, Ticket To Work and related job development. Some recent sucesses for Job Seekers and Businesses have been in the fields of call center work, custom service, soldering, office management, nursing, sales, production and assembly, delivery, warehouse work and life skills insructors. Cheryl is primarily assisting individuals with clear career goals and past work experience to help facilitate their employment path. She may be contacted at 208-292-0149, toll free at 877-439-4837, cel 208-277-4603 or email at email@example.com .
Katie Doumas, Employment Specialist
Katie has been performing employment services work for over fifteen years with facilities located in the midwest. She has experience in both job development and training. Katie formerly worked with the Partners With Industry program and the Workforce Investment Act. She is currently working with transition programs like Project Search job development. Some of Katie's recent successes for Job Seekers and Businesses have been her assistance in the fields of clerical, janitorial, assisted living, retail sales and more! Katie is primarily working with individuals who have long term support available for their employment goals and with school transition employment services. Katie may be contacted at 208-292-0149, toll free at 877-439-4837 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dave Jacobson, Employment Specialist
Dave has been performing work with us for over four years now after a career as an educator with a special education program. Dave has experience administering our Ticket To Work program as an approved Employment Network (EN) representative. Dave provides services to our clients that are in need of benefits analysis, interviewing practice, resume creation, paperwork advice regarding Social Security benefits and much, much more!!! Dave may be contacted at 208-292-0149, toll free at 877-439-4837 or email at email@example.com .
We all look forward to hearing from you today!