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Transition To Employment


Easterseals UCP Transition To Employment program prepares high school students and adults ages 16-26 years old with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for employment. 

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Job Exploration
  • Activities to explore career interests and abilities.
Workplace Readiness Training
  • Development of soft skills, workplace communication and behavior, independent living skills and accessing transportation.
Work-Based Learning Experiences
  • Informational Interviews, job shadowing/mentoring, worksite tours, volunteering or internships.
Instruction in Self Advocacy
  • Learning about rights and responsibilities, how to request accommodations on the job and participating in youth leadership activities in the community.
Choosing, Acquiring, and Maintaining Employment
  • Assistance from staff in choosing a job, activities and support in acquiring a job as well as ongoing staff support in maintaining a job.
Creating a Work Life Balance
  • Learning skills to support wellness and recreation.

Transition To Employment Program Locations and Information:
103 Loftin Lane
Ahoskie, NC 27910

New Bern
1722 Trent Blvd.
New Bern, NC 28560

Easterseals UCP sensABLE snacks food trucks
sensable snacksEasterseals UCP and Trillium Health Resources are working together with area food banks to help teens and young adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD).  Individuals between the ages of 16-26 will develop employment skills to work on food trucks that serve healthy snacks throughout the communities of New Bern and Ahoskie, North Carolina.  More info


Special thanks to Trillium Health Resources for supporting the Easterseals UCP Transition To Employment program for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Eastern North Carolina.

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