The Arc of Shelby County serves as a Community Rehab Provider (CRP) for pre-employment transition services for students. Through partnerships with Vocational Rehabilitation and Shelby County schools, The Arc  of Shelby County provides a variety of services to students age 16-21 throughout Shelby County.

Smart Work Ethics training, workplace readiness classes, social skills training, driver’s permit training, college tours, and job exploration and workplace tours to students age 16-21 throughout Shelby County.

Services Include

  • Smart Work Ethics Training 
  • Workplace Readiness Classes
  • Social skills training – assisting students with learning appropriate behaviors on the job and in the community.
  • Job readiness training – to prepare for seeking employment, preparing for interviews, and completing applications.
  • Job Exploration and Workplace Tours
  • Drivers Permit Training

The JETS Summer Program also provided 15 students with a three-week training that included classroom work and an on-site, paid internship.