Did you know…
…that, many years ago, Vocamotive developed an internship program with municipal building departments and private construction businesses throughout the State of Illinois? The Building Inspector Internship Program is specifically designed to facilitate the training of injured construction workers to become Building Inspectors, Project Managers, Construction Superintendents, Customer Service Representatives and other professional construction occupations.
This program has been highly successful in reorienting injured workers to well-paying occupations and assisting the men and women Vocamotive has served to develop new careers they did not believe were accessible to them.
Suburban Building Officials Conference, Willowbrook, IL.
On December 9, 2016, Joseph Belmonte, creator of the internship program and President of Vocamotive, attended the December meeting of the Suburban Building Officials Conference and had the opportunity to see former Vocamotive client Roy Giuntoli sworn in as President of the Chapter.
Roy originally came to Vocamotive as an ornamental iron worker in need of vocational rehabilitation services. We completed comprehensive vocational testing, job seeking skills instruction, and assisted Roy in the development of computer literacy with Microsoft Office.
Roy then became involved in our Building Inspector Internship Program and we assisted him with obtaining the necessary International Code Council (ICC) certifications.
Vocamotive Changes Lives
With the combination of on-the-job internship experience and certification, Roy became a competitive candidate for work in the industry. He has gone on to become not only a highly competent and well respected Building Code Official with The Village of Willowbrook, but also a solid, forward thinking professional dedicated to the industry and promotion of building code activities that benefit us all in communities which are safer and better managed as a result of the efforts of Building Inspection Professionals.
We want to congratulate Roy on his exceptional achievement. He has demonstrated hard work, dedication and commitment to the development of new skills and experience.
We are honored to have had the opportunity to work with someone of such exceptional integrity, character and commitment and we are proud of what Roy has achieved.
We also want to congratulate current Vocamotive client, Richard Mika, on his involvement in the building inspection program. Richard is currently active in study for International Code Counsel Certification and in professional networking with the SBOC and other organizations. Another Building Inspector in the making!
About the Author:
Joseph Belmonte, CRC, is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and President of Vocamotive, Inc. He is passionate about and committed to providing vocational rehabilitation services and career guidance in order to help people realize their greatest vocational potential. Joe has been in private practice as Vocamotive’s owner for over 20 years and is highly respected among his peers.
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For more information, visit Vocamotive’s website or call (630) 789-2519.