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A program designed to help young adults transition into post-secondary life. We are dedicated to helping young adults meet their goals and achieve independence.

Program Objectives

  • Students will be able to respectfully articulate basic information regarding their product and service.
  • Students will be able to obtain needed employability traits of punctuality, dress, and following a schedule.
  • Students will be able to identify personal strengths and weaknesses,  fill out an application, and answer interview questions.
  •  Students will be able to communicate with understanding in speaking and writing.
  • Students will use technology to develop skills needed for post secondary goals.
  • Students will be able to identify personal strengths and weaknesses,  fill out an application, and answer interview questions.
  • Students will be able to follow procedures to complete assigned tasks correctly.
  • Students will be able to work cooperatively in a peer group to complete a single assigned task.
  • Students will be able to work independently to complete a task without direct supervision.
  • Students will demonstrate problem solving skills.

Program Goals

The overarching goal of the L.I.F.T. program is to provide young adults on the certificate of completion track with the skills needed to be successful in a post-secondary setting.

  1. Students will have academic skills needed for successful employment.
  2. Students will have the socialization skills needed for successful employment.       
  3. Students will develop skills needed to seek and gain employment
  4. Students will have basic skills needed to independently manage personal living.

Task/Activities

First Hour (7:15-8:27)

Mail Room/Clerical Tasks / Literacy Skills  Employee Traits/RHS Perk Café

  1. Sort School Mail
  2. Request, Copy, Organize, and collate teacher requested copies
  3. Daily Literacy Activity at individual level
  4. Review and complete goal checklists and daily job assignments.
  5. Take orders for and deliver coffee  & muffins

Second Hour (8:32-9:43)

Computer Lab / Keytrain / Typing / Job Searches & Applications

  1. Use Keytrain career assessment/skill practice
  2. Design and compose request, forms, order forms, flyers, business letters, student assessment sheets
  3. Use internet to find job openings/complete applications

Third Hour (9:48-10:59)

Daily Living Skills / School Laundry / Budgeting Skills

  1. Identify areas of need for cleaning and organizing
  2. Perform organizing and cleaning tasks
  3. Perfom needed laundry for school programs
  4. Identify recipe
  5. List needed food and utensil items for recipe
  6. Budget for needed food items

Fourth Hour (11:04-12:08)      

Food Preparation / Home Safety

  1. Prepare kitchen area for recipe preparation
  2. Identify and discuss all safety precautions needed for cooking tasks
  3. Identify skills needed to perform cooking tasks
  4. Safely and successfully complete daily recipe

Fifth Hour (12:42-1:55)      

Recycling / Outdoor Maintenance / Math Skills

  1. Collect School Recycling  in cooperative group
  2. Complete outdoor seasonal  tasks  as needed
  3. Daily Math  Activity at individual level
  4. Review and complete goal checklists and daily job performance
  5. Review Money skills

Helping Young Adults succeed one step at a time!