The Supported Employment Program is an exceptionally unique and valuable addition to the NVTRP repertoire.
Everyday staff and volunteers at NVTRP strive to show people the possibilities in their lives, and employment is a very important aspect of that. Through its Supported Employment Program, NVTRP employs adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities to help maintain the barn and care for the therapy horses.
NVTRP partners with ServiceSource for employment placement, whose mission is to serve people with disabilities through programs that include intensive employment and training services with the goal of helping each person live as independently as possible
The Supported Employment team helps support the operations of NVTRP by participating in meaningful work, while helping the team acquire independent living skills. Currently the ServiceSource team comes to the farm three days a week.