Supported Employment Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for services?

Individuals who are participating in the Youth Outreach program who have no housing or unstable housing.

When would we meet?Josh Wurgleris now working at Therm

You will meet with the Job Coach as often as needed (several times a week if you’d like while you are preparing to apply for jobs and less often as you begin interviewing and once you are hired.)  We will set a schedule that works best for you and we will meet at our Youth Outreach office or a place of your choosing.

How will the Supported Employment Program help me?

We can help you every step of the way towards getting a good job.  We make sure that the jobs you apply for are a good fit with your skills and interests.  The Job Coach can help with:

  • Application assistance
  • Resume and cover letters
  • Interview skills and techniques
  • Goal planning
  • Job placement
  • Work performance evaluation and feedback
  • Education planning

What types of jobs have you helped people get?

The Supported Employment Program participants have been hired at such companies as Cayuga Medical Center, THERM, Beechtree Care Center, and more.  The Job Coach will approach employers on your behalf when appropriate.