CORD’s Work, Readiness and Preparation (WRAP) teaches offers pre-employment skills training to youths with disabilities ages 14 – 21 who are in high school or college. Check out the September schedule below. Job internships may be available. For more information or to register, contact Alyson at 508-775-8300, ext. 2122.
All workshops will be held at CORD’s office from 3:30 – 4:30.
You must pre-register to attend workshops.
Tuesday, September 21 – Why Work?
Learn about financial literacy, basic budgeting and understand the importance of work
Wednesday, September 22 – Road to Work
Learn about and explore different career pathways using various online career information systems (i.e., technical high schools, technical colleges, college, apprenticeships, internships, supportive employment programs, training programs and academics)
Friday, September 24 – Goal Setting
Identify and demonstrate processes for making short-and-long term professional goals.
Tuesday, September 28 – Virtual Worksite Tours
Explore different industries through virtual tours using the Virtual Job Shadow platform and other online applications (i.e., retail, restaurants, animal care, landscaping, hotels, construction, fire department, police, auto, etc.).
Wednesday, September 29 – Turning Interests into a Career
Explore nontraditional types of employment; think outside of the box on careers. Not all artists become professional artists but that doesn’t mean they can’t use art in their work.
Thursday, September 30 – Exploring the Labor Market
Learn about labor market information related to employment and the workforce (i.e., skill sets, pay, training, education and outlook) and understand how to use this information in career planning.