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:

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

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

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