Employment Readiness – Additional Services

The Arc of Monroe offers several Employment Readiness Services that provide various hands-on educational opportunities to prepare people with I/DD for competitive/community employment.

Community-based Workplace Assessment

A service designed to help a person determine their job interests.

  • Takes place in a community employment setting
  • Participate in an on-site employability assessment
  • A one-to-two week assessment up to four hours a day
  • Work directly with a one-on-one job coach

Goal:

Receive a recommendation for future vocational opportunities

 

Work Readiness

A training service designed to help participants learn “soft” workplace skills.

  • 10 sessions that run 2.5 hours a piece

Goal:

Learn acceptable workplace conduct, practice interviews, and job development concepts

 

Community Work Experience

A service to help people develop on-the-job skills in a career interest area.

  • Minimum wage paid internship experience at a local community business
  • Includes development of internship sites in your interest area with job coaching support
  • One-to-two months, depending on full or part-time participation

Goal:

Prepare people for employment in their desired career field

 

To learn more about these services, contact the Job Path Enrollment and Development Manager at (585) 256-7330, x2534.