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Employment Services

Supported employment services are available for those who want a meaningful job. The goal is to assist persons with disabilities to find and maintain rewarding jobs in the community.  

 

Career Exploration

• Individual has 90 days to complete up to 34 hours of “career exploration”

• Main objective is to discover if a person wants a job in the community in an integrated       environment (regular workforce)

 

Skyline Center will prepare individuals for competitive employment by:

• Completing job applications

• Coach techniques for interviewing 

• Coach appropriate professional behavior and appearance

• Train on relevant work practices

 

Once the individual is placed in the community, Skyline will provide

Job Coaching such as:

• Orientation to job site, tasks and structure

• On the job training at the job site

• Mastery of job tasks

• Contact with coworkers and supervisory staff as appropriate

• Assistance in integrating into the work environment or changes in the work environment

• Consultation with other support team members as needed

• Ongoing contact with all parties to ensure continued satisfaction and success

 

Business Benefits

• Dependable, loyal, competent employees

• Increased pool of labor available

• Cuts down on training costs

• Reduced staff turnover