One of Oregon’s fastest growing providers

Currently contracted In the following counties:

Josephine, Jackson, Douglas, Lane, Linn, Benton, Yamhill, Polk, Marion, Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas

Work for AWS!

Vocational Rehabilitation

Career Exploration

Utilizes a wide variety of vocational activities to help identify areas of employment interest along with associated strengths and concerns, and this service can include job shadows, informational interviews, labor market surveys, and other job related experiences

Community Based Work Assessment

Occur at integrated employment sites, individually developed to match one’s vocational interests and needs

Targeted Vocational Assessment

With a specific work goal, this service looks at skills and tasks necessary for success in the desired employment setting

Job Search Assistance

Limited job search assistance to initiate and help facilitate one’s use of community resources in their independent job search

Job Development & Retention

Offered as part of an individual’s Vocational Rehabilitation services - Job Developers will search, obtain, and help clients maintain employment stability through a 90-day retention period

Portfolio / Job Search Skills

Creation of a Master Application, a professional resume & cover letter, interview skill building, mock interviews and interview prep and support, thank you letters post interview overview

Job Coaching

Provides necessary prompts, behavior supports, assists in developing natural supports for long term success and working with employer to ensure client success

“We go beyond expectations ensuring our clients achieve job stability and personal growth”

Belinda Lopez

Roseburg Job Coach

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Provider Services

Individual Supported Employment - Job Coaching

Assist and maintain individualized employment stability in an integrated setting in the community

Individual Supported Employment - Job Development

Support to identify and obtain a job in an integrated employment setting in the general workforce


A person-centered, comprehensive profile to discover strengths, interests and abilities. Includes work related activities to discover strengths, interests and abilities, including volunteer positions, and work-experience positions


AWS has a transportation endorsement and is able to transport clients to and from their work site

Employment Path

Training and skill development for general or non-job-task-specific strengths and skills. To improve an individual’s employability in the general workforce through learning and work experiences or volunteer opportunities

Helping individuals reach all of their hopes and dreams

“They view barriers to employment as opportunities and strengths rather than obstacles”

“Sometimes taking the first step is the hardest. Advantage Working Solutions has allowed me the opportunity to help individuals reach all of their hopes and dreams of becoming part of the workforce.”

Britney McNeil

Job Developer

Steve Baer

Transition Teacher, Beaverton School District

Our clients are our most valuable asset

We believe our clients to be our most valuable asset. We attribute our success as an organization in significant part to our ability to provide workforce support in line with the needs of the employer. We pride ourselves in both supporting and helping to maintain a motivated and productive team member. We hope to assist you in becoming your most productive and successful self for greater independence.

Joe Maxey - Founder and Director of Advantage Working Solutions

“I love encouraging people to form bonds in the community while helping them feel great about the job they are doing”

Tara Cook

Program Manager

“with a little guidance and given the chance, everyone has the talent and skills to become successful”

At AWS, we are helping to get individuals to achieve and become what we know that they can. Not everyone can see the potential in individuals that experience barriers, but we do! We know that with a little guidance and given the chance, everyone has talents and skills that can help them become successful in the workplace.

Jill Fischer  

Business Development Manager

Contact Us

Advantage Working Solutions, LLC

PO Box 597, Oakland, OR 97462

(800) 610-3680