CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER

CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER 

The Arc’s Career Development Center is an excellent place for Participants to get the training they need to find…and keep a job in the community.
Program participants work in groups of 6 with their Employment Trainer on the following activities:

  • Community Safety
  • Learning To Ride The Bus
  • Filling Out Job Applications
  • Practicing Interviewing Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Resource Mapping
  • Job Field Exploration
  • Customer Service
  • Community Employer Outreach
  • Janitorial Training
  • General Office Skills (filing, sorting, faxing, answering phones)
  • Using Time Clock Systems
  • Job Fairs

Training is provided both on site and in the community and when the individual is ready, the job search begins! Career Development Center Participants who are hired in the community transfer over to our supported employment program where they receive on the job training from their Job Coach.