Village Northwest Unlimited
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- HQ location:
- Sheldon, IA
Village Northwest Unlimited (VNU) is a private non-profit company that provides nationally accredited residential and vocational services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and to people who have experienced a traumatic brain injury. VNU assists 189 individuals on a daily basis in building successful lives by providing opportunities and choices in a continuum of residential, vocational and social settings while fulfilling its mission of providing Purpose, Privacy and Dignity for all people. A variety of support services are provided to assist each individual in attaining their greatest level of independence.
These include Physical, Occupational, Speech and Music Therapy; cognitive and physical wellness training; leisure and social training; counseling and psychological services; nursing and dietary services; and spiritual growth opportunities. In addition to its two work centers which prepare individuals for community employment, the Village owns five for-profit businesses that provide work training and employment opportunities.
“I feel that what I do is important!”
“I am appreciated, encouraged, and respected. I enjoy working with the people we serve, seeing them gain more independence and confidence in their life.”
“I enjoy working with caring people in a supportive and friendly environment. I feel appreciated, not only by my supervisor, but also by my many co-workers.”
“I love the people I work with and for. This job is very rewarding and the people here are a second family. It's a supportive, positive place to be. ”
“How it feels like you are part of something bigger then yourself.”
“How the company really cares about its employees.”