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Published on February 18, 2014

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Extraordinary Ventures presentation at the Summit on Employing Adults on the Autism Spectrum: A Conference on Pioneering Small Business Models, January 27-29, 2014. Chapel Hill, NC.

Creating Meaningful Jobs for Adults with Autism Social Entrepreneurism in the Community Van Hatchell January 28, 2013

• Takeaways: Who We Are: Extraordinary Ventures, Inc. – A real business – Employing 40 adults on the spectrum – A replicable model

• Unique Features: Who We Are: Extraordinary Ventures, Inc. – A portfolio of businesses – Jobs designed and focused on the individuals – Serving the whole spectrum – Young entrepreneurs managing the organization

2013 Paid Employment Hours by Venture EV Structure: A Balanced Portfolio EV Office Solutions Event Space Rentals EV Laundry EV Bus Crew EV Gifts Other

EV Laundry

EV Gifts

EV Bus Crew

Office Solutions

Event Center

• Entrepreneurs run a business How it works? • As businesses become “profitable” we start another ventures • Our natural deficit is made up by donations • The goal: Businesses that break even whose employees are happy and fulfilled

• Characteristic of ideal job: What kind of jobs? – Communicated Visually – Repetitive tasks – Consistent Cadence – Not Rocket Science

Clean seats A Sample of EV Jobs Vacuum Wash windows Bus Crew Supervise duties

A Sample of EV Jobs Operate machines Sort & inventory Fold & pack Pick up & delivery Laundry

EV Fits the Job Around the Person

Number of Employees: 2010 - 2013 50% Growth 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 2010 2011 2012 2013

How do we train our employees? • Process of onboarding an employee: – Walking interview – Skill assessment – Hands-on training – Structure using TEACCH Method

• Parents organized to solve the problem Our History: Early Days • Getting started • Accepting Trial and Error

Finding Our Footing • Create businesses that fit the employees • Managing on business principles • Hiring young entrepreneurs

• Selling Meeting Challenges • Flexible structuring • Seasonality • Avoiding Out-of-Control Growth • Choosing a “Right Size”

Lessons Learned 1. Get started 2. Accept trial and error 3. Focus on local markets 4. Treat it as a real business

Our Goals To provide meaningful jobs for our employees. To inspire and motivate. To be a model.

Van Hatchell EV Managing Director www.extraordinaryventures.org

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