CREATING PATHWAYS TO EMPLOYMENT FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

2018 Summer Earn Learn program provides students with disabilities, aged 14-22, with work readiness training and paid work experience. Summer Earn and Learn is a statewide strategy that includes employability skills training and paid work experience for students with disabilities. 

EMPLOYER PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas is partnering with Texas Vocational Rehabiliation Services to place 217 students. If your business is interested in providing a paid summer work experience job, please complete the EMPLOYER INTEREST FORM.

  • Wages and Wokers' Compensation Insurance are covered
  • Candidates are observant, interested & eager to work
  • Resonable accomodations reuired by the student are provided
  • Participating employers will recieve an orientation prior to placement

For more information, contact Bonnie Arrington at (903) 454-9350, Ext. 3603.


STUDENT PARTICIPATION

Last year, more than 1,500 students statewide (161 within WSNCT service area) participated in Summer Earn and Learn and worked in positions as design graphics assistants, customer service representatives, peer counselors and others. 

Are you looking for. . .
Workplace readiness training to prepare you for a successful employement?
Paid work experience to help you build your skills and identify future career goals?

Eligible students include those with an individualized Education Plan or a 504 Plan. Student must be 14-22 years of age and must be less than 22 years of age as of September 1, 2017.

For additional information, contact the Texas Workforce Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor assigned to your school or call Rosla Hocker at (817) 436-4127.


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