Welcome to WorkAbility III Program

Workability III is a joint program of Napa Valley College (NVC) and the State Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) designed to provide employment opportunities for people with disabilities.


The NVC Workability program provides guidance to students and helps them to acquire the academic preparation and job skills necessary to obtain successful employment. Our goal is to assist students to develop meaningful careers throughout their lives.

 

Who is Eligible?   

Participants in the Workability Program must be State Department of Rehabilitation clients and be referred by their DOR counselor to be eligible for services.  All participants must be eligible to enroll as Napa Valley College students. 

WorkAbility Student with laptop

 



 Employers....  

Hire a Napa Valley College Student!

FACTS

92% of Americans view companies that hire people with disabilities more favorably.

Reduce training and recruitment cost: People with disabilities have equal to or higher performance rates and are less likely to resign and move onto another job.

  • Diversifying your workforce may appeal to a diverse customer base. One in five Americans has a disability, representing $1 trillion in purchasing power.

Office Location
     

WorkAbility III Program

Room 1769, Second Floor or McCarthy Library

 

Rebecca Scott

Program Supervisor

rscott@napavalley.edu

 

Malia Palu

Secretary

707-256-7371

mpalu@napavalley.edu

 

Nancy McEnery

Coordinator/Counselor (Interim)

707-256-7332

nmcenery@napavalley.edu 

 

Sheryl Fernandez

Counselor

707-256-7220

sfernandez@napavalley.edu 

 

Alan Cadkin

Job Placement Specialist

707-256-7373

acadkin@napavalley.edu