Job-A-Palooza – September 14th
Job-A-Palooza – Friday, Sept. 14th – from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Gulf Coast State College
Student Union East
5230 W. Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401
THANKS TO OUR OF OUR PEER MENTORS, STUDENTS, AND SPONSORS FOR A GREAT EVENT!
JOB-A-PALOOZA EVENT SPONSORED BY THE DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
FREE Summer Camp for Youth Ages 15 – 21 with disabilities. For two weeks discover and explore your perfect future job and 1) What is your dream job? 2) What does it take to get a job? 3) What does it mean to have a job? 4) How do you become a ‘star’ employee? 5) How to speak up for yourself. Lunch and field trips are included. Two sessions are available. Students must have a 504 plan or IEP to qualify. Program is sponsored by Vocational Rehabilitation.
Recent Employment Success!
Amanda Squires (center), a St. Andrew Bay Center client, shown with Penny, working in the laundry at Hampton Inn in Panama City Beach.
For information about this client or any of the other services offered by St. Andrew Bay Center call Kathie at 850.896.5798 or Crystal at 850.532.0884.
Summer Employment Needs?
Need summer employees at no cost to you? St Andrew Bay Center is now looking for jobs for summer students. We are looking to place these student in all fields such as retail, child care, stocking, restaurant, janitorial, car wash, etc. These students are eligible for summer On the Job Training (OJT) which is a program sponsored and paid for by the Department of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR).
OJT is designed to create an opportunity for students with disabilities who will be returning to school in the fall to gain valuable work experience and learn new skills. St. Andrew Bay Center assists these individuals in finding training opportunities (jobs) that match their skills and interests. The student’s wages, workman’s comp insurance and general liability insurance are paid for the summer – this program is at no cost to the employer. You agree to provide training.