Summer Work Skills Program for Youth

Summer Work Skills Program for Youth

This five-week program helps high school graduates who are vision impaired, or students with other challenges, prepare for future employment.

The following are topics covered in this program.

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  • Work Ethics
  • Time management
  • Social skills
  • Communication skills
  • Grooming/Hygiene
  • Interacting with co-workers and supervisors
  • Disability Awareness

In addition, job-seeking training is conducted by San Antonio Lighthouse certified employment specialists and staff. Guest speakers present information on topics such as transportation, Social Security, college preparation and Independent Living Skills, as well as coordinate field trips to enhance social and job skills.

For information, contact Vince Boyd at 210-531-1506.

School to Work Transition Program

INSTRUCTOR WITH BOY MAKING BIRDHOUSEThe School to Work Transition Program provides high school students with special needs ages 16 to 22 years with vocational training and soft skills needed for employment. Our goal is to help students become more marketable when faced with competitive employment opportunities after their high school years. The program offers hands-on simulation of various career opportunities such as housekeeping, janitorial, laundry service, food service, material handling, assembly of small parts, retail, and warehouse. The program also provides interpersonal skills training, time management, keyboarding, resume building, job interviewing skills, job seeking skills and use of adaptive aides.

For information, contact Vince Boyd at 210-531-1506.

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