Work Force Development
© 2014 by Empowering Sounds of Movement Inc. 501 (c) (3) Public Charity
The Workforce Development Program is a problem-focused approach addressing issues that the Deaf & Hearing young adults’ who are low-skilled; or need the assistance on how to approach the workforce despite the many barriers and the overall challenges faced today in the community.
The goals of this program are to build students’ career development, knowledge, skills and awareness of job search opportunities and availability regional resources. Equally important, students’ knowledge and the skills necessary for creating effective resumes, preparing for job interviews, and securing job opportunities will be developed.
The program teaches practical money management where participants learn budgeting basics and debt control tactics. During the money management classes, each participant works to develop a budget, adjust, and modify their budget as necessary. The objective is not only to impart important information to our youth, but also to teach students the tools to engage in conversations necessary to strengthen and magnify the significance of financial literacy. Overall, our organization is dedicated to emphasizing the importance of building financial security.
Transitional Living Skills:
The Transitional Living program teaches independent living skills designed to teach our young adults personal responsibility. The entire ESOM team is involved in helping our young adults acquire appropriate decision-making skills; while preparing each one to become balanced and productive adults. The Transitional Living Skills Program teaches all residents valuable skills in the following areas: money management, food management, personal appearance, hygiene, health, Housekeeping, transportation, educational planning, job seeking skills, job maintenance Skills, emergency/safety, community resources, and interpersonal and legal skills.
© 2014 by Empowering Sounds of Movement .