Meet Chris Berry!
Chris, an employee at DollarTree in Freehold for the past four years, loves working and being around people. Prior to his long-term job at DollarTree, Chris worked at Friendly's Restaurant. He says it's nice to be part of a working team and he likes earning his own money. Chris is responsible for stocking the shelves and maintaining the cleanliness of the store. He greets every single customer that visits the DollarTree and makes their shopping experience unique.

Chris is assisted by a Project Hire job coach. Interested in supported employment? Contact Project Hire Director Adam Kubler at 732-246-7605 or Akubler@arcnj.org.
Green Vision Celebrated as Employer of the Year
The Arc of New Jersey honored Green Vision Inc. as the 2018 Employer of the Year at our Annual Awards Dinner on October 18 at the Imperia in Somerset. Green Vision was chosen for their creative approach to employment and their dedication to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Green Vision is a non-profit organization that teaches and employs students and adults with I/DD in the practice of dismantling and recycling unwanted electronics, also known as e-waste. Headquartered in Randolph, the organization has expanded and now provides training programs at schools throughout the state. Green Vision believes that through vocational training and continued education, participants with I/DD can maximize independence and enhance essential skills. Learn more about Green Vision by clicking here .
Project HIRE Director Educates Businesses on Disability Hiring
Earlier this month, Project HIRE Director Adam Kubler spoke to employees at Nestle Health Sciences in Bridgewater about the benefits of hiring individuals living with disabilities. He also talked about the ways companies can attract applications from individuals with disabilities and gave examples of common supports and reasonable accommodations when employing someone with a disability. Want to learn more about Project HIRE? Visit their website here or contact Adam at AKubler@arcnj.org.
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