Easterseals Midwest offers this customized Pre-Employment program where participants can learn workplace skills and build natural supports to equip them for successful employment. We help individuals meet the following pre-vocational goals:
How to locate a volunteer/internship opportunity
Individualized one-on-one support in learning hard and soft job skills
Support in practicing interview questions and techniques
Assist with resume writing and portfolio development
Participate in employability skills training
Learning social skills in a work setting (conversational skills, learning to be a team player, appropriate dress and hygiene, etc.)
Expressing wants and needs appropriately in the workplace and community
Awareness of non-verbal communication
Self-Sufficiency and Community Skills
How to stay organized (develop a planner/calendar)
How to enroll in an education course (community college, continuing education, etc.)
How to be safe (stranger awareness, community safety practices, traffic awareness, etc.)
What kind of time commitment is required to participate in Individual Pre-Employment? Participants must meet with their trainer approximately 3 to 15 hours per week. Our team is committed to working with our participants' schedules and finding a time that works best for both parties.
How much will it cost to participate in Individual Pre-Employment? For participants who meet eligibility requirements, this program is free. To find out if you qualify for these requirements, please contact us at 1-800-200-2119 or email@example.com.