Summer Work Program


Goodwill Industries’ Summer Work Program focuses on Students who may not be able to obtain and hold a job independently.  It is a four-week, work experience with stipend;  that takes place in the months of June through August.  We will match each student with a work experience that corresponds to their interests or skills and abilities. 

Program Highlights:

  • PAID summer work in the community
  • Job Coaches
  • More independence for those developing positive work behaviors
  • Structure and high worker expectations
  • Transportation to and from the work location
  • An in depth report at the conclusion identifying skills, behaviors, and suggestions for future service provisions

A Successful Candidate...

  • Can work at a minimum of 45% productivity
  • Is able to work from 8:00am-2:00pm, Monday through Friday
  • Can be left for short periods to work independently or with another student
  • Will benefit from vocational counseling
  • Has a recent vocational evaluation or is willing to complete one at Goodwill Industries of RI

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