Organizational Employment Program

  • Organizational employment is designed to help persons with barriers to employment learn new job skills and develop good work habits.
  • Provide a variety of work traing opportunities based on interest, motivation, need and ability.
  • Provide "real work" for "real pay" while in training.
  • Organizational Employment SCOPE OF SERVICES


Organizational Employment Services

  • Gives the individual the opportunity to become more productive and self sufficient by expanding their work experiences and by helping them understand the values and rewards of work.


Work Training

Helps to develop employable work skills. The focus is on work performance and the "soft skills" of employment. Work performance includes an individual's ability to learn, quality of work, initiative and work stamina. "Soft skills" include an individual's attendance, dependability, motivation, attitude and other acceptable work behaviors.

Work Opportunities

These services are provided based on an individual's interests, motivation and abilities. A variety of different work experiences are offered, including, but not limited to, packaging, sorting recyclables at the DWR, confidential shredding, assembly, janitorial, pallet stock, survey stakes, manufacturing and handcrafting specialty products.


Referral Process

Lakestate Industries receives referrals from Pathways, MDLEEG/Michigan Rehabilitation Services, Delta Schoolcraft ISD, Michigan Work!, Michigan Commission for the Blind and by private parties, agencies or programs which aid persons who are in need of a work evaluation, work training, work experience or job placement.

Click here to view the Program Description and Entrance Criteria.

For more information email
LuAnn Hay, Program Director or call 906-786-9212.