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- 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