Real World of Work Carroll Center for the Blind

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Contact Information

Carroll Center for the Blind
Contact: Kathy Felt, Director of Admission
Email Address: marianne.gilmore@carroll.org
Phone: (617) 969-6200
Alternate Phone: (800) 852-3131
Fax: (617) 969-6204

770 Centre Street Newton, MA 02458
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Real World of Work

Narrative

Provides paid summer part-time work experience for visually impaired students ages 16-20.

Do you want to work this summer and make money while having fun with friends? Let us find your first summer job and help you make it a rewarding experience. During week one, you will receive mobility training, job readiness classes, and visit your job site. For the remaining weeks, you will work part-time, visit other employment sites, and join your peers on field trips. Students must have a photo ID, be age 16 or older, and have updated immunizations. They must have travel skills and be able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week. Previous Youth in Transition Students are given priority in this program.

Service Types

  • Job Skills
  • Job Training
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Transition
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Blind
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds