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Work-Based Learning Experience

For Visually Impaired Young Adults

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YOU can impact the life of a student by providing an opportunity to learn valuable job skills!

Lighthouse Work-based Learning Experience Overview!

The Lighthouse is seeking businesses to provide work experiences to high school students interested in various career fields. This program is a great way for high school students to gain work-based experiences in a safe environment.

Features of the Program:

  • Gain leadership and teamwork skills
  • Young adults can work up to 80 hours and are provided a stipend
  • Lighthouse to provide transportation to and from workplace
  • Job coach will be provided, if needed
  • Performance evaluation completed by employer, due at the completion of the experience
  • Occurs during the month of July

Our young adults are waiting for you!

To partner with the Lighthouse and be a Work-Based Learning Experience business, please contact Angeline Koplau at angeline.koplau@LighthouseEducationCenter.org or 941-359-1404 ext 723. Download the flyer here.