Upper Valley Aquatic Center (UVAC) is PROUD beyond measure to be a recipient of The Spirit of the ADA Awards. This award is given to employers who reflect the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with supportive employment practices. UVAC often hires people living with disabilities and has successfully met the following criteria to win the award:
- Recruitment, outreach and equal accessibility in the application, interviewing, and hiring procedures for people with disabilities
- Use of on-the-job accommodations, modifications, progressive employment methods, and/or creative solutions for successful training and employment of people with disabilities
- Accessible physical structures, buildings, work stations and equipment, and services
- Support for the employment of a person(s) with a disability as an overall employment strategy
Thank you to The Vermont Association of Business Industry and Rehabilitation for the nomination and all that you have done to make this a beneficial relationship for everyone involved.