ON-THE-JOB TRAINING PROGRAM
After-School & Weekend Jobs
for High School Teens
4-6 Week Paid Job Internships for Teens
Life Transition Skills in conjunction with Vocational Rehab Services provides On the Job Training (OJT) for students ages 14-22 that meet eligibility for special education services through either a 504 Plan or an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Teens are placed on a job site and with support from LTS, VR, and the employer they work a maximum of 20 hours a week for up to 6 weeks. The teen is paid a per hour wage by LTS which is then reimbursed by VR. The employer is not responsible for paying the teen.
If you are interested, follow these steps:
Fill out the VR Referral Form Here
Obtain a copy of your 504 or IEP plan from your school
Contact Tonja Pressley to submit form at 352-225-8673
Wait for a Counselor from the Vocational Rehabilitation Office (VR) to call you regarding your referral application.