Who is Eastern Carolina Vocational Center?
Eastern Carolina Vocational Center (ECVC) was founded in 1965 and has since become the largest employment services organization for people with disabilities in eastern North Carolina. ECVC currently operates from two locations. In Greenville, our corporate offices, manufacturing plant, and Custom Frame Shop are located at 2100 N. Greene Street. Our Recycling Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) is also in Greenville at 803 Staton Road.
Today, ECVC employs over 200 people and places an average of 85 people with disabilities in competitive employment every year.
ECVC By The Numbers
More than 240 PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES receive vocational work training each year
Our clients and employees TRAIN OR WORK A COMBINED 14,000 HOURS PER MONTH
Area businesses HIRE AN AVERAGE OF 6 ECVC CLIENTS PER MONTH through our placement program
40 EMPLOYERS in Pitt and its surrounding counties worked with ECVC to hire people with disabilities last year
Our mission is to help persons with disabilities attain a higher quality of life through the achievement of their vocational goals.
To be a company that recognizes that our most important customer is the person whose life is changed by what we do – the person we serve
To act as a model of excellence in vocational services and supports to help those we serve achieve their desired employment goals
To be an innovative, successful, and self-sufficient business that provides the resources to achieve our mission
To be the vendor of choice in the markets we serve
To be the premier employer of persons with disabilities in our community
We have been ISO certified certified since January 2004 (ISO 9001:2015 as of 01/01/18) to manufacture wooden picture frames and battery terminal lugs as well as packaging, labeling and distribution of small batteries and cobalt drill bits. We have been CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) Accredited since 1977.