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‘Transition Youth Program’

William is a young man with dreams of becoming a doctor one day. In the meantime, William wants to gain general work experience and independence. To accomplish this goal, William connected with employU to participate in an on-the-job training (OJT). Within a couple of weeks, William was working at his first on-the-job training at Annie […]

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Selena is an employU client with a passion for animals and a strong desire to become a vet tech. She also had goals of being financially independent and being able to move out on her own while supporting herself.  Upon hearing Selena’s passion and goals, her Transition Coordinator Leita Strickland got to work.   Selena began […]

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employU peer mentor Elektra has some great advice for youth clients learning to navigate the challenges that come with transitioning into the adult world.  And, with a little creativity, she’s made it super easy to remember by using the word adore as an acronym.  Read more on the details of ADORE and check out Elekra’s […]

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The new year often brings a desire for new beginnings with it.  For some, this includes the start of a new career.  Taking a leap into anything new can be intimidating but may ultimately end up being a very crucial step to a rewarding, sustainable financial future.  There are many reasons to start a new […]

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In a time of uncharted territory, this summer employU has continued to adjust the way our staff, clients, and business partners work together. employU has also implemented new health safety policies that include social distancing, face coverings, and sanitization for the protection of clients, staff, and business partners. These adjustments and policies have made it [...]
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Project SEARCH is a very specified work-based learning experience within the Transition Youth Program that has contributed to the success and growth of youth clients.  employU has partnered with St. Lucie County Public Schools and the Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital in the Project SEARCH Transition to Work Program.  Through Project SEARCH, students can participate in […]

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Hasani was referred to employU his junior year of high school.  When he expressed an interest in working with his hands and building, his job coach, Ryan, knew manufacturing may be a great career path for Hasani to explore.  That summer, Hasani began his on-the-job training with Compsys. Hasani immediately took to the work and [...]
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