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CommunityWork

Connection. Empowerment. Independence.

When an individual with cognitive or developmental challenges is eager to participate in the Arizona workforce, but is not yet able to perform in an independent employment situation, STARS CommunityWork is uniquely positioned to assist them on their journey.

CommunityWork has been privileged to provide services to a number of key for-profit and nonprofit organizations over its history. Presently, STARS has 2 main employment partners:

Cox Enterprises and Hospice of the Valley; each of them offers our participants the chance to engage in as many as 50 different tasks that provide them the opportunity gain valuable, compensated work experience.

Moreover, CommunityWork is able to provide the highest level of work quality through its innovative approach to reconditioning remotes and cables for Cox (requiring an eye for detail) and the assembly of welcome packets for Hospice of the Valley (requiring patience and accuracy).

Partnership with our customers, our ability to provide valuable job training and experience, and our commitment to the community is at the heart of the STARS CommunityWork experience. We invite you to contact our CommunityWork staff to find out more about both employment and partnership opportunities.

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When good people are empowered with possibilities, it’s their opportunity to shine.

Services are offered to those with a developmental or physical disability who are DDD eligible or families interested in a private pay option.  To learn more about CommunityWork contact Rinku Sarkar, CBE Program Manager: rsarkar@starsaz.og.

Join us for an eye-opening tour on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 10-11am at the Osborn Campus to experience our CommunityWork program in action!

What to expect on a tour? During the CommunityWork tour, you’ll see how we work closely with both our community partners and participants, ensuring we get the job done. You’ll get a glimpse of the entire process, from intake to assembly, quality control, and back to our community partners. It’s a hands-on experience of how we operate together to achieve our goals.

Transforming Lives

Through Meaningful Work

At the core of community support, collaborations between corporations and non-profits are the unsung heroes. One such heartwarming partnership is between STARS CommunityWork and Cox Enterprises. Together, they’ve created a space for participants to roll up their sleeves and breathe new life into remote controls, power cords, and cables. It’s not just a job; it’s a source of pride and purpose.

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