Youth Vocational Program 2021
VIRTUAL M~POWER 4-DAY
In response to COVID-19, HKNC continues to address the access that young adults with combined vision and hearing loss have to services provided under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). HKNC’s M~POWER Program offers Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS), established through WIOA, and introduces transition-age youth to aspects of competitive and integrated employment during a time when distance learning ensures the safety of our consumers.
February 16, 2021 – February 19, 2021
Program Cost: $500.00 for 4 days
The 4-day Virtual M~POWER Program offers participants an introduction to the world of work and emphasizes the five areas of Pre-ETS: Job exploration counseling, work-based learning experiences, counseling on post-secondary educational opportunities, workplace readiness training, and self-advocacy.Virtual M~Power 4-Day Flyer
Virtual Youth Vocational Program
In response to the possible continuation of COVID-19, HKNC continues to address the access that young adults with combined vision and hearing loss have to services provided under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
HKNC is offering a two-week virtual vocational program for youth ages 16-22 throughout the year that focuses on the five core areas of Pre-ETS work readiness, specifically: Job Exploration Counseling, Work Based Learning Experiences which can include job shadowing, Counseling on opportunities for enrollment in comprehensive transition or post-secondary educational program at institutions of higher education, Work Place Readiness/Workplace Culture and Instruction in Self-Advocacy which may include peer mentoring. Pre-ETS instruction can be described as the foundation to best prepare for vocational success. There is a strong emphasis on soft skills which is of great importance to employers. In this current economy, employers express concern over employee’s skill gaps and continue to stress the importance of soft skills training. In a virtual format there is an opportunity to devote the time needed to address the core areas of soft skills.
March 15-26, 2021
Program Cost: $625.00 / weekVirtual Youth Vocational Program 2-Week Flyer