Established in 1961, Pine Ridge Vocational Center has more than 30 years of experience serving local and national businesses. We have more than 15,000 square feet of production and warehouse space and a team of trained workers ready to handle your next project. Whether it entails individual items or multiple component units, we're ready to meet the challenge. Pine Ridge Industries has also performed packaging, assembly, and processing work on behalf of customers in such diverse industries as: electronics fullfillment recycling, housewares, music & entertainment, novelties, printing and toys. At Pine Ridge, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities have the opportunity to try a variety of job tasks while developing the soft skills needed for success in any work setting.
Pine Ridge Industries targets the varying vocational needs of employees. We offer employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Pine Ridge offers mobile work crews, light manufacturing, product development and other solutions for businesses. With a hands on training format, Pine Ridge addresses the general understanding of work place rules, the employer-employee relationship, social boundaries, and other soft skills. Prevocational staff help foster a basic understanding of employment while individuals are engaged in the paid work experience. The strong employment component facilitates learning of new employment skills and growth of existing skills. Participants are exposed to a variety of different jobs, from machinery tasks to customer service, sales, baking, lawn care, recycling, and clerical work.