Community Employment Services

Enables job seeker/intern to develop new skills and strengthen existing skills while gaining valuable work experience.  Internships are a minimum of 10 hours not to exceed 40 hours per week.  Duration is usually 260 hours, up to 520 hours.  Intern is paid $9.65 an hour or an applicable training/youth wage, and is covered by Workers Comp and associated payroll costs.  An Internship Set-Up fee applies to Rehabilitation Services referrals.

Job Placement and Follow-Up
An LJ&A Employment Specialist will partner and meet with a job seeker regularly to locate job leads, complete applications, go to interviews, and land a job.

Job Coaching
Training, job task feedback, consultation to the individual and/or business (on-site or off-site) to facilitate successful competitive integrated employment.

Social Coaching
This counseling service focuses on reducing work-related behaviors that inhibit the individual’s ability to successfully maintain employment.  The Social Coach works to develop an individual’s skills in conflict management, presentation, communication, reading social cues, coping, and impulse control.  The goal is development of enhanced social, emotional, and vocational capacity to function on the job.