Career and Community Exploration:
The program offers job seekers:
Job seekers explore areas of employment in health care, hospitality and human services fields.
Job seekers attend weekly employability classes that focus on work behaviors (ex. Professional behavior, time management, initiative, responding to constructive feedback, communication) and how to apply these skills in a variety of work environments.
Job seekers practice pedestrian travel training and are assessed on safety and independence in the community.
Job seekers learn about public transportation, practice traveling on public transportation and apply, if desired, for travel pass.
Job seekers create resumes for job seeking.
Job seekers fill out job applications with support if/when needed.
Job seekers participate in mock interviews and attend job fairs when possible.
Job seekers, when employed, are offered job coaching services as determined by their team.
Job seekers learn self advocacy skills across various environments( leading IEP/Transition meetings, job interviewing skills, incorporating technology in the workplace for independence).
Families and job seekers are provided linkages to adult service agency partners along with school district collaboration to assist with transition planning.
Emily Solberg, Job Training Coordinator
Sandy Javorek, Job Trainer
Maureen McReynolds, Job Trainer
Michelle Zenobi, Job Trainer