GET READY TO WORK

Ask Yourself

  • Want to learn how to find, apply, and interview for a job?

  • Would you like to try working in different environments?

  • Do you wonder what is expected of you in the workplace?

  • Have you thought about accommodations and how you can request them?

  • Are you ready to live independently?

We Offer These Services:

SKILLS FOR WORK


Learn good work habits and skills to prepare for success on the job.

Skills for Work could help you:

  • Learn how to search and apply for a job

  • Learn how to get to work

  • Understand employer expectations

  • Develop social skills for the workplace

  • Strengthen communication skills

  • Understand information on paychecks

  • Practice money management skills

  • Learn about independent living



SELF-ADVOCACY


Practice being your own champion and maximizing your skills in the workplace.

Self-Advocacy training could help you:

  • Understand your rights at work

  • Learn your responsibilities at work

  • Participate in leadership activities

  • Learn about accommodations and supports

  • Practice communicating needs and concerns

  • Participate in mentoring opportunities



WORK EXPERIENCES


Connect with local professionals and get real-world work experience.

Work Experiences could include:

  • Short-term employment

  • Internships (paid or unpaid)

  • On-the-job training

  • Apprenticeships (informal)

  • Informational interviews

  • Work site tours

  • Job shadowing

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Mentoring opportunities