Employment Services

STUDENT WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Student Work Experience Program is currently serving the Mohonasen, Schalmont, Niskayuna and Schenectady City School districts. The student work experience provides high school students with disabilities an opportunity to gain hands-on experience at a variety of local businesses while learning appropriate work, social and job seeking skills. Students receive training from job coaches and are transported to and from work sites by the participating school district. Through this program, high school students with disabilities rotate through several unpaid work experiences allowing them to explore different types of career areas, learn appropriate work habits, work skills and job seeking skills.
LocationSchenectady
Geographical AreaSchenectady County
TerritorySITE LOCATION FOR THIS SERVICE

MAPLE RIDGE DAY CENTER
2999 Hamburg Street, Rotterdam, NY 12303
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 518-355-2390
Jill LaFlamme, Director of Employment Services
JillL@arcschenectady.org
Intake RequirementsApplication Procedure-Students are referred to this program by the participating school district or BOCES Transition Coordinator.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationDisabled - Developmentally
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityStudents from Mohanasen, Schalmont, Niskayuna and Schenectady City school districts with disabilities as identified by the participating school district.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am-5:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 214 State Street
Physical Site Address 2 PO Box 2236
Physical Site City, State, Zip Schenectady, NY 12301
Main Phone 518-372-1160
Fax 518-377-2189
Service Location Email webintake@arcschenectady.org
Web Address www.arcschenectady.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NYSARC - SCHENECTADY COUNTY CHAPTER
Affiliated Program: STUDENT WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM
This Service: Employment Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Developmental Disabilities (YF-1800)
School to Work Programs (HH-9000.7500)