The Arc of the Eastern Panhandle’s Summer Virtual Vocational Pathways Program will provide marketable and skill-building opportunities for transitioning disabled adults. This program will provide marketable and skill-building opportunities that are geared toward helping disabled citizens secure competitive employment after completing a summer immersion training program. The Vocation camp will primarily leverage Zoom as the delivery platform. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for writing up simple set up and login instructions for participants to follow. We will print these and send physical, email, and text copies. When The Vocational Virtual Program will be a two week camp. It will be held three times a week for two hour sessions. We will target Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting July 20 – July 31 Program Topics Role playing job scenarios for different jobs based on participant interests Filling out job application Interview practice sessions How to write a resume class How to dress for success – role and job specific How to use Windows Office for computer and mobile Communication skills Vocational Camp Kits Once content has been finalized, we will create camp kits and a binder with schedule and materials per session as necessary. Mentors Camp mentors will be available to help guide and answer questions through the camp time period. Assessment To be considered for the Pathways program applicants need to answer the following questions and email them to pathwaysWVEP@gmail.com.. If easier copy and paste the questions below in your email response with answers included. Name Phone number Email address Grade completed Age (optional) Have you worked with other job training programs? If so, please list Work and volunteer experience, Employer Employer phone number What were your job duties Why did you leave What type of work are you most interested in? Working in an office? Working outside? Working in a store? Working with people? Working with animals? Fill out the application and email answers to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to 36 Blossom View Court, Shepherdstown WV 25443 (attention Carolyn Vigil).
You will be notified if you have been accepted into the program. Camp packets (with schedule, assignments, and speaker information) will be sent to the mailing address you designated on your application before the start date. If you have questions please contact our Program Coordinator, Lindsey Wells or Carolyn Vigil at email@example.com