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Pre-ETS Services

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Pre-ETS Services

The purpose of this program is to provide Workplace readiness services to youth with disabilities who are in school and are ages 16 to 21 who have not yet applied or been made eligible for VR services.

Please note: if you are interested in this program, but are unsure if you qualify, have appropriate funding, or have other concerns, please contact us. We are happy to partner with you to explore all options.

Location: 8406 Sunset Road NE, Spring Lake Park, MN 55432

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Program Description & Details

The purpose of this program is to provide Workplace readiness services to youth with disabilities who are in school and are ages 16 to 21 who have not yet applied or been made eligible for VR services. This program focuses on job exploration counseling, work-based learning, workplace readiness, self-advocacy skills, and counseling on post secondary education.

Primary Service Activities

  • Informational interviews
  • Job shadowing
  • Career mentorship
  • Paid work experience
  • Non-paid work experience
  • Volunteering
  • Workplace tours/field trips
  • Communication and interpersonal skills

 

 

  • Financial literacy
  • Benefits planning
  • Job-seeking skills
  • Understanding employer expectations for punctuality as well as other "soft" skills necessary for employment
  • Learning how to request accommodations, or services and supports

Program Funding Information

Funding sources most commonly used for this program:

  • Minnesota Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Program Transportation Options

Transportation most commonly used to and from this program:

  • MTC
  • Metro Mobility
  • Anoka County Traveler
  • Self-arranged / Private / Personal

Please note: if you are interested in this program, but are unsure if you qualify, have appropriate funding, or have other concerns, please contact us. We are happy to partner with you to explore all options.

Contact Us

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Contact: Lori Clauson, Program Manager (763) 792-2432, LClauson@rise.org

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