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Lift Offers an Opportunity for A Productive Career

Lift, Inc. is a non-profit corporation that identifies, trains, and hires computer professionals who have physical disabilities through contracts with major corporations who eventually hire them directly. Lift employs its candidates under contract with various companies throughout the country.

Lift was founded in 1975 by Bill Woerner and Charles Schmidt, two experienced executives who developed a philosophy of applying pragmatic business methods to helping others achieve more productive careers and fulfilling lives. Donna Walters Kozberg joined Lift in 1981, bringing a rich background in vocational rehabilitation and public relations.

Donna Walters Kozberg, President & Chief Executive Officer, first served as New York Area director for Lift, Inc. and assumed the role of President in 1993. She is a certified rehabilitation counselor, and has graduate degrees in rehabilitation counseling, business management, and writing. A well-known expert in career development and workplace accommodations, she is active on the boards of numerous nonprofit, educational, and professional associations, and currently serves on the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities.

Corporate Clients

Some of Lift's corporate clients include:

Banking and Finance
Consumer Goods and Other

To corporate clients, it provides a proven human resource development program for high performance computer professionals. Lift provides:

  • A not-for-profit "partner" participating in a profitable business relationship.

  • A source of intelligent highly motivated programmer-analyst candidates, who have been carefully screened and tested.

  • A professionally designed and administered training program adapted to your unique system and documentation standards.

  • A one-year trial contract period with proven techniques for project assignment, supervision and appraisal.

  • A dependable source of trained computer specialists whose performance is competitive with that of non-disabled contemporaries.

  • An opportunity for your corporation to participate in giving a lift to our country's vocational rehabilitation efforts.

Employees with Disabilities

To employees with disabilities, Lift extends an opportunity for a productive career. Lift offers:

A six-month training course at no charge. Training and employment at home and/or at corporate site. Remote, interactive computer terminal when needed. Voice synthesizer, Braille printer workstation, or other assistive technology, as required. Careful screening and matching of your skills and potential to employment requirements. Minimum one year employment with Lift on contract with one of its corporate clients. Employment benefits, professional supervision and career development. Prospective long term employment with corporate clients.

Lift, Inc. is active in cities throughout the United States. For More Information Contact:
E-mail Lift, Inc.
P.O. Box 4264
Warren, NJ 07059
(908) 903-0882

E-mail Lift, Inc.
P.O. Box 4264
Warren, NJ 07059
(908) 903-0882

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