Employers

Missoula Works’ services for customers (employers) specializes in providing the highest quality customer service in the industry.  We do this by keeping a small number of clients for each MissoulaWorks staff member, so they can get to really know and understand your companies needs.  And by using an exhaustive pre-employment screening process to ensure each employee’s placement is the best fit possible for them and the employer.  Weekly communication with employers ensures any areas needing support are addressed immediately.

~Prior to Placement~

  • Initial Customer needs & expectations discussion on site or in MWI office
  • On site meeting with customer to review job spesifics
  • Prescreening of candidates
  • Safety Training
  • Coordination with probation, parole and other agencies
  • Coordination with Homeless Advocacy Network Advocate
  • Drug Testing (extra fee)
  • Background Checks (extra fee)
  • $5,000 Bonding

~During Placement~

  • Meeting with customer and employee to discuss expectations and job specifics
  • 4 hours of paid weekly training for employee in MissoulaWorks office including:
    • Computer Skills Training
    • Assistance with Driver License forms
    • ID/Legal issues related to employment
  • On the Job coaching and encouragement from HAN Advocate or MissoulaWorks mentor
  • Weekly payroll
  • Payroll tax processing ~ Quarter & Annual reporting

Employees

Our services for our clients seeking employment include job placement, mentoring, training and on-going support to assist with integration into productive full time employment.  By maintaining a low ratio of clients to coaching and placement staff, and partnering with volunteers from the Missoula Interfaith Collaborative’s (MIC) Homeless Advocate Network, our clients receive necessary support and mentoring to help them succeed.

~Prior to Placement~

  • Initial in-depth job history evaluation
  • Job skills testing
    • Typing
    • computer skills
    • etc.
  • Resume, cover letter, and letter of recommendation
  • Interview preparation
    • Mock interview
    • Personal presentation support and guidance
  • Safety Training
  • Coordination with probation, parole, and other state agencies
  • Coordination with MIC’s Homeless Advocacy Network Advocate

~During Placement~

  • Meeting with employer and client to discuss expectations and job spesifics
  • 4 hours of paid weekly training in MWI office including:
    • Computer skills training
    • Driver License Forms
    • ID and legal issues related to employment
  • Initial weekly on the job visit/evaluation
  • Ongoing monthly on the job visit/evaluations
  • Assistance with ongoing employment searches