Participants receive one-on-one assistance from the Job Development Specialist for employment counseling, workshops, and employment support
Participants will explore career paths that close match their interests and abilities; learn job readiness and soft sills; be placed in competitive employment or employment training program; and receive retention support to maintain employment or participation in employment training program.
One-on-one support will be on a weekly basis with the Job Development Specialist
Workshops will take place once a month at the RAMS Hire-Ability office
Case management will take place post-employment for auxiliary employment requirements (eg. documentation; employment support; benefits counseling)
Compensation, if any
Program is unpaid. Compensation will be paid by employer or trainer upon job placement per the terms of the employment or training program agreement.
Disengaged TAY is defined as youths ages 18-25 who are “homeless or in danger of homelessness; have dropped out of high school; have a disability or other special need, including substance abuse; are low-income parents; are undocumented; are new immigrants and/or English Learners; are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LBGTQQ); and/or are transitioning from foster care, juvenile justice, criminal justice or Special Education system.