The Arc of Monroe offers several pre-employment services that provide various hands-on educational opportunities for people with a variety of disabilities including people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD), Autism Spectrum Disorders, and learning disabilities.

*These are ACCES-VR funded services.

OPWDD eligibility is not required.

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Community-Based Workplace Assessment

A service designed to help a person determine the level of supports needed for competitive employment

Takes place in a community employment setting

A one-to-two week assessment

Work directly with a one-on-one job coach

Goal: to receive a recommendation for future vocational opportunities

Work Readiness

A training service designed to help participants learn "soft" workplace skills

8 sessions that run two hours a piece

Goal: to learn acceptable workplace conduct, practice interviews, and job development concepts

Community Work Experience

A service to help people develop on-the-job skills in an entry level position

Minimum wage paid internship experience at a local community business

Includes development of internship sites in an entry level position with job coaching support

Generally lasts two months, part-time participation

Goal: To give people employment experience

To learn more about these services, contact Job Path at (585) 256-7330 x 2510, or fill out the form.

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