EMPLOYMENT HORIZONS INC

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Cedar Knolls, NJ   |  www.ehorizons.org

Mission

To assist people with barriers to employment to achieve their individual vocational objectives and establish self sufficiency in the community.

Ruling year info

1968

Executive Director

Matthew Putts PhD

Main address

10 Ridgedale Ave

Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927 USA

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Formerly known as

Occupational Center of Morris County

EIN

22-1612741

NTEE code info

Vocational Rehabilitation (includes Job Training and Employment for Disabled and Elderly) (J30)

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Career Development Services (CDS)

Provides a full range of person centered customized services which match an indivdual's unique skills and interests with an appropriate job in the local community. CDS staff are skilled in working with abroad range of industries providing pre-placement through job-placement services.  Long term follow-along support is provided to ensure continued satisfaction between the employee and employers.

Population(s) Served

This is a center based program provided intensive training and supports to individuals with the most severe disabilities who are not ready for employment in the community. This program includes customized vocational  assessmant, employee development, individual and group counseling and paid employment training in the fulfillment, janitorial or document imaging areas.

Population(s) Served

training in all aspects of food preparation and service with the goal of working in this occupation field upon completion.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Awards

Outstanding Rehabilitation Program 2005

Association for Choices in Community Supports and Employment Services - New Jersey

Affiliations & memberships

NISH-Creating Employment Opportunities for People with Severe Disabilities 1995

Goals & Strategy

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Some of our goals from our 2017 Business Plan include:
1) Maintain fiscal sustainability.
2) Continuing to develop a Family Advocacy Committee that can assist with legislative and other advocacy needs.
3) Diversify our services by developing a Home Health Aide Training program.
4) Apply to vend new services through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.
5) Increase the number of donors.

Goal #1 - Working to recruit 12 new contracts for our Fulfillment Center.
Goal #2 - Educating family members on our steering committee and using "snowball" recruiting to involve additional families.
Goal #3 - Have obtained a grant for start-up funds and are working on the logistics of starting the program including marketing.
Goal # 4 - Are researching the new programs and in the coming months will decide on two programs to pursue.
Goal #5 - Are capitalizing on our 60th anniversary year to find new donors and to re-engage donors from our past.

Goal # 1 - Director of Business Development is working with several large companies on ways EH can assist their diversity initiatives.
Goal #2 - This program is already in progress.
Goal # 3 - A staff member has been promoted and will be devoting her time to ensuring the success of the new program.
Goal # 4 - The Assistant Executive Director is working with the state to acquire needed info, the Planning Committee is following closely, and a decision will be made in the near future.
Goal #5 - Community relations is committed to using our various events as a mean to re-engage past relationships with the organization and as a means to recruiting new prospective donors.

Most goals from 2016 were achieved with some continued in 2017.

Financials

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EMPLOYMENT HORIZONS INC

Board of directors
as of 09/24/2018
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Frank Crippen

Hayward Industries

Term: 2018 - 2020

Nancy Delaney

No Affiliation

Cecelia Kennedy

Plymouth Rock Management Company of New Jersey

Edward Fernandez

Plymouth Rock Management Company of New Jersey

Howard Gogel

My Limo/Gogel Auto

Michael Flanagan

Verizon

Gregory Canose

Award Marketing Services

David Hubbard

Verizon Communications

Allen Lane

Solix, Inc.

Paul Monacelli

ADP/Statewide Insurance

Jack Cox

NorthBridge Business Advisors

Arla Cahill

Mandelbaum Salsburg, P.C.

Paul Dolce

Dolce Basking Ridge

Marion Cooper

Tierno & Associates, LLC

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes