Job Seeker Classes

Dirkse offers a variety of classes throughout the year for job seekers and employees who want to get the skills to handle the stresses of job search and employment.

Classes offered:

Soft Skills @ Work

  • Dirkse @ Work focuses on improving employability through the development of soft skills that help individuals integrate into today’s workplace. Soft skills development includes developing strategies to increase self-awareness; developing knowledge of employer expectations and facilitating skill acquisition in communication techniques and personal self-control. Each session focuses on a specific topic and group participants have the opportunity to learn and demonstrate their knowledge through practice and rehearsal.
  • Target Audience: Transition-age students and adults with I/DD, learning disabilities and/or mental health conditions.

Ready-Set-Work

  • The class focuses on helping students develop skills to advocate in interviews and in employment.
  • Target Audience: Transition-age students and adults with I/DD, learning disabilities and/or mental health conditions.
From our initial contact with Dirkse while our son was still in school till today, Dirkse has provided us with excellent service! We look forward to this great relationship for many years to come!
-- Ray P.

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