Business Connections

Here are the statistics

   •    1 in 5 Americans has a disability
   •    People with disabilities are 70% more likely to stay at a job five years or longer than an able
      bodied person
   •    People with disabilities are 50% less likely to be absent or late for work
   •    More than 70% of working aged adults with disabilities want to work, that´s a potential job pool
      of 18 million people
   •    The government pays more than $230 billion a year in disability benefits

Good things happen when people have jobs.

Because when people have jobs, they have homes. They have families. They have self-esteem. Independence. Pride. They have a place in the community. And those are good things for us all.

Business & Community Connections: Headquartered in Fort Myers, FL, IICDF has many exciting programs taking place in the Fort Myers area. Since our founding in 2013 we have developed a network of informed businesses dedicated to creating an inclusive workplace for people with disabilities. These businesses are eager to provide career mentoring, internship opportunities, and full and part-time jobs for students, adults, and veterans with disabilities. Through our partnerships with businesses like WalMart, Publix, and Bank of America, we are able to connect progressive businesses with qualified individuals with disabilities.

Immediate openings in the following counties:
Broward - Charlotte – Collier – Hendry
Hillsborough – Lee - Sarasota