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Point After Club enables its members to return to paid work through Transitional Employment, Supported Employment and Independent Employment; therefore, Point After Club does not provide employment to members through in-house businesses, segregated Clubhouse enterprises or sheltered workshops.
- What is the Transitional Employment Program?
- Features of TEP
- Benefits to Employers
- How Does TEP Work?
- Supported & Independent Employment
- To Learn More
What is the Transitional Employment Program?
Point After Club offers its own Transitional Employment program, which provides as a right of membership opportunities formembers to work on job placements in business and industry. As a defining characteristic of a Clubhouse Transitional Employment program, the Clubhouse guarantees coverage on all placements during member absences. In addition the Transitional Employment program meets the following basic criteria.
a. The desire to work is the single most important factor determining placement opportunity.
b. Placement opportunities will continue to be available regardless of the level of success in
c. Members work at the employer’s place of business.
d. Members are paid the prevailing wage rate, but at least minimum wage, directly by the employer.
e. Transitional Employment placements are drawn from a wide variety of job opportunities.
f. Transitional Employment placements are part-time and time-limited, generally 15 to 20 hours per
week and from six to nine months in duration.
g. Selection and training of members on Transitional Employment is the responsibility of the
Clubhouse, not the employer.
h. Clubhouse members and staff prepare reports on TE placements for all appropriate agencies dealing with members’ benefits.
i. Transitional Employment placements are managed by Clubhouse staff and members and not by TE specialists.
j. There are no TE placements within the Clubhouse. Transitional Employment placements at an
auspice agency must be off site from the Clubhouse and meet all of the above criteria.
Features of TEP
TEP jobs are generally time-limited (six to nine months) and are usually part-time positions. Two or more members may share a full-time position.
The Point After Club interviews and screens all employment candidates from its membership.
The Point After Club keeps the job filled at all times.
The Point After Club identifies a staff placement manager who learns the job and then trains the member/worker until he/she meets the employer's requirements.
The Point After Club's placement manager stays in touch with the member/worker both at the Club and through discreet visits to the job site.
Benefits to Employers
- No advertising expenses
- No recruitment expenses
- No costly benefit packages
- Less supervision time needed
- Work Opportunity and other federal tax credits may be available to eligible employers
How Does TEP Work?
The Point After Club asks local employers to identify entry-level positions appropriate for its members.
Employers make an agreement to hire one or more of the Club's members for these entry-level jobs.
The Club interviews and selects employment candidates from its pool of members.
The Club trains and provides on-going support to the members, both on and off the job, throughout the duration of their participation in the TEP placement.
The Club ,guarantees that the TEP jobs will be filled and the tasks completed every working day.
All of these services are at no cost to the employer.
Supported & Independent Employment
Point After Club offers its own Supported and Independent Employment programs to assist members to secure, sustain and subsequently, to better their employment. As a defining characteristic of Clubhouse Supported Employment, the Clubhouse maintains a relationship with the working member and the employer. Members and staff in partnership determine the type, frequency andlocation of desired supports.
Members who are working independently continue to have available all Clubhouse supports and opportunities including advocacy for entitlements, and assistance with housing, clinical, legal, financial and personal issues, as well as participation in evening and weekend programs.
Employer's Of the Year !!!!!
To Learn More
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for more detailed information.