Josie is a student at Glenrock High School. She started working with Vocational Rehabilitation at the end of her sophomore year. Josie secured summer employment that year, but due to logistical problems, she was unable to maintain that employment for the entire summer.
Josie's VR counselor partnered with Glenrock Health Center to create a work experience for her that would allow her to work a few hours per day, four days per week.Josie's VR counselor partnered with Glenrock Health Center to create a work experience for her that would allow her to work a few hours per day, four days per week. Josie, her counselor and her employer worked out a schedule with specific daily tasks and she even took on a few special projects over the course of the summer. She does an exceptional job in her position at the Health Center and was a joy to all of her coworkers. She is always on time, learns her daily routine quickly and is a huge benefit to the Glenrock Health Center.
At the end of Josie's work experience, she was offered a paid after-school position with the Health Center! In her second semester of her senior year she plans to do a work-based experience through school, where she will be able to leave campus for a few hours in order to go to work at the Health Center. Josie proved that she is an asset to the company that she works for and looks forward to continuing to be a part of their team.