SWAP

Welcome Back SWAP

Our Goals

  • To expand employment opportunities for youth and build on current and future transition planning efforts for students with mild to moderate barriers to employment.
  • To engage local employers in a partnership that supports a successful school-to-work transition.
  • To encourage youth to maintain economic independence in their community.
  • To help create career pathways through pre employment transition services.

What Does SWAP Offer?

  • Available to youth ages 15-24
  • Collaborative services between Littleton Public Schools and Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Assessment of vocational skills and interests
  • Teaching social skills regarding work, home and community
  • Career exploration opportunities such as job shadows and job tours.
  • Support in post secondary planning and exploration
  • Job seeking and job placement assistance
  • Post-employment follow-up and support for both employee and employer

What Does SWAP Do for Business and Community?

  • Provide a pool of job ready candidates
  • Provide information on the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) for each employer
  • Monitor participant performance
  • Provide job coaching as needed
  • Provide an opportunity to become involved with local community and schools
  • Prepare youth for the transition into work through teaching job seeking and "job keeping" skills
  • Promote the efforts of local businesses to expand their labor pool and customer base
  • Provide on-site follow-up support to SWAP employers

It's going to be a great school year!

 

SCHOOL TO WORK ALLIANCE PROGRAM (SWAP)
AGES 15-24

6557 S. Acoma St.
Littleton, CO 80120

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Coordinator
James Craig

Co-Coordinator
Hillary Bateman