Practically speaking, job seekers want to belong to a company that brings home the bacon - literally and figuratively. However, and undeniably, altruism proves to be a big part of human nature. Despite our quest for success, we also have the equivalent hunger for improving the quality of life of the people around us.
Do you want to grow your career with a company that is driven to make a difference in this world? What if you can work while making an impact to society?
Tracing back from its early roots, Envision, Inc. is very particular in accepting people who are blind and/or visually impaired and is determined to building meaningful jobs for them.
Envision, Inc. has been a partner of Hire Veterans over the years. They have extended their job opportunities not only to the visually impaired civilian job seekers but also to Service Disabled Veterans or simply transitioning Veterans and/or their Military Spouses.
Envision, Inc. pictures a future of workforce that is not only "accommodating" but also all encompassing. As their innovation center cites: "It's time to shift the conversation from diversity and inclusion to inclusion for ALL."
Find out what fulfilling jobs Envision has in store for you. As of this writing, they have positions open in the Hire Veterans website within the Texas and Kansas areas.
In 1933, Envision, Inc. started as a humble workshop and training school for the blind. They initially had 12 employees. Today, 89 years later, the company now internally employs hundreds of individuals who are blind, low vision and typically sighted across its many branches of organization. It also continuously provides these individuals with work opportunities even outside the organization.
First established as the Wichita Workshop and Training School, the prime intention of the organization is to teach blind adults workable skills that will enable them to make and sell their own product for them to make a living.
The enactment of the Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act of 1938 brought government contracts to companies so they can employ and accommodate people who are blind, allowing them to make products within government specifications. From then on, Wichita Workshop and Training School - which eventually became Wichita Industries and Services for the Blind before settling to its current name, Envision, Inc. - progressed to supplying high quality American-made products (initially, pillowcases and brooms) to the federal government and the United States Army.
After a few more business developments, the company sticked with its current name Envision, Inc. with the revolutionized goals of:
Because of these collective goals, The William L. Hudson BVI Workforce Innovation Center was formed in 2018. The BVI Workforce helps individuals build a strong talent base, comprised of diverse professionals of all abilities while creating an environment for them to leverage their distinct capabilities toward breakthrough performance.