Transition School to Work Program
School to Work Transition Program
The 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 graduation from the school system. The program offers hands-on simulation of various career opportunities such as housekeeping, janitorial, laundry service, food service, material handling, assembly, retail, basic bicycle repair, basic floral design, 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 program supervisor at (210) 531-1507.
Summer Work Skills Program for Youth
This four-week program helps high school students who are vision impaired prepare for future employment.
The following are topics covered in this program.
- Work Ethics
- Time management
- Social skills
- Communication skills
- Interacting with co-workers and supervisors
- Disability Awareness
- Hands on training at volunteer worksites
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.
For information, contact Vince Boyd at (210) 531-1506.