OUR PROGRAMS

WARRIOR FOCUSED, WARRIOR DRIVEN

We believe in a dynamic, person-centered and community-based approach to programming that engages the voice of all Warriors, thrives on interdependent connections, encourages exploration, centers on holistic wellness and fostering healthy relationships.

LIVEWORKLEARNGROWCONNECT

Opportunity Knocks currently offers a variety of evolving program options. Please read on to learn more about what we do and how you can get involved.

DAY & EVENING ACTIVITY

OK PROGRAMS

Our dynamic, person-centered and community-based day program engages the voice of all Warriors, thrives on interdependent connections, encourages exploration, centers on holistic wellness and fosters healthy relationships. Activity offerings vary and evolve with Warrior input.

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT

ENTERPRISE

Our enterprise thrives in a blended work environment where people with all varieties of ability work together to run a successful food-based business. The Knockout Enterprise features three connected initiatives: the Knockout Farm, Knockout Pickles, and Knockout Catering.

INDEPENDENT LIVING

H.O.M.E.

Housing Opportunities & Me is a philosophy and a model of service built on the belief that everyone is entitled to a safe, decent place to live in a community of their choice with access to the services they need to help them live as independently and as self-sufficient as possible.

WELLNESS WARRIORS

WALK 2 RUN

We believe in the importance of wellness. We are committed to building total wellness in mind, body and spirit. Walk to Run Club is one of our featured initiatives in the pursuit of Warrior Wellness. Come lace ‘em up with us as we walk, roll and run our way to Warrior Wellness.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

We believe in the strength, power and value in the voice of every Warrior. We value the importance of an interdependent connection between each Warrior and their community, along with the continuous importance of developing healthy relationships and social connections. We approach all of life’s experiences fearlessly, unhinged by abilities. We underscore everything with our belief in Wellness of mind, body and spirit.

OUR PURPOSE

Our program goals are summarized through the acronym VIEWS. Each component of the acronym contains a value and its accompanying goal. VIEWS = Voice, Interdependence, Experience, Wellness, & Social.

Voice

Discover and amplify the voice of each Warrior

Interdependence

Establish presence and connection between Warrior & community.

Experience

Explore the experiences of life without boundaries

Wellness

Commit to building total wellness in mind, body and spirit

Social

Foster growth and development of healthy relationships and social connections

OUR SPECIAL SAUCE

At Opportunity Knocks we have built our organization on the merits of our programming. We believe what makes us special is how we craft our programs and how we continuously evolve that craft with a collective approach that engages our amazing team, our amazing Warriors and our awesome community.

We have committed ourselves to attracting and developing a high-quality collection of humans to develop, support, and staff our programs. We have also committed ourselves to hosting high-quality experiences through our programming. The experience must be fully engaged and fully connected to our community. Here’s a summary of the pillars of our programs:

High Quality Programming

Our standard of program development relies on high-quality resources and creativity to create high-quality experiences.

High Character Staff

We have such amazing staff. Their skills, passion and dedication contribute mightily to our programs.

Staffing Ratio

Our commitment to full engagement requires many humans. Never below 4:1, 1:1, as needed.

Warrior Centered

Our program development approach engages the Warrior as a collaborator and equal architect of activity.

Warrior-Led

We’ve developed a unique programming initiative that empowers Warriors to develop and lead program activities.

Community Partnership

Rich partnerships in the community allow us to venture out and connect programs to new spaces and places.

Inclusive & Accessible

All abilities welcome, no matter the support required. All financial capabilities accommodated, no matter the aid required.

Technology

We believe high quality technology enhances individual and group experience in programs. We have great tech.

Volunteers

Constant volunteer/intern presence supplement staff and create human connections that enrich the program experience.

Quality numbers

We take pride in offering a quality experience. We direct our energy toward this effort through the programming and in the staging of strategic partnerships. Numbers don’t always tell the whole story, but they shed a bit of light on the experience and we are proud of the light that shows through with these results.

  • Warrior Satisfaction Rate – 100%
  • Parent/Guardian Satisfaction Rate – 100%
  • Community Partner Positive Experience Rate – 100%

Founded by Families & Community of Warriors

Core Programs Offered

Direct Service Hours Provided/Year

Staffing Ratio, or better

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