– Inspirations –

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."

- Dr. Seuss

Mission:

As a No Boundaries Mentor you will provide mentoring, tutoring and support to older teens and adults with developmental, intellectual and learning disabilities who are participants in a workplace skills training program. In collaboration with, and under supervision of professional staff, you will play a meaningful role in shifting adult-life paradigms for people with disabilities in the community. You will guide, teach and support No Boundaries participants as they build their skills in the real workplace setting of Evanston-based disability awareness social enterprise jjslist.com As a mentor, you will model, review and reinforce on-land and on-line professional skills in one-to-one and in group practice, with judgment; self-organizing; self-advocacy; independence.

About:

 

JJ's List

Search, the “mother ship” provides high-quality, person-centered services including supported living arrangements, adult learning programs and career services, as well as medical, behavioral, therapeutic and home-based services. Our programs serve more than 600 people and their families annually at locations throughout the Chicagoland area.
JJ’sList.com, the Search social enterprise, provides training and experiential learning for young adults with disabilities to build the skills they need to find and keep employment in the community. Our unique community-based programs include Disability Awareness Trainings, which teach individuals how to interact in a disability-aware way; “Hop On the Bus” workshops that teach individuals with disabilities how to take public transportation and ComEd Energy Force Ambassadorships, through which individuals with disabilities build the self-organizing and communications skills they need for successful employment.

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Mentor to help young adults with disabilities build workplace skills

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