Employment Preparation

Employment Preparation

Need job-seeking skills? Participate in employment preparation! You and the Expandability Staff will devise a personal vocational plan to gain skills and improve job readiness. Services are provided one-on-one and in group settings. These include:

  1. Interviewing techniques
  2. Developing a Resume
  3. Grooming & Hygiene
  4. Self-Advocacy (Asking for accommodations.)
  5. Managing your health & life
  6. Communication skills (Ability to interact with employers and coworkers)
  7. Disability Benefits (Working with a trained benefits counselor to access Disability 101 website and benefits calculator, and more.)


Placement services will be provided to all job-ready clients to identify employers and find jobs
well-matched to employment goals. Part and full-time positions will be sought based on interests,
stamina, abilities, accommodation needs, transportation options, and job availability.

Job Placement Expandability
impact meet the team employment services

Job Coaching

On-the-job training will be provided as needed, gradually fading in intensity, with additional services to include monthly progress reports and comprehensive semi-annual and annual reviews of job performance, job satisfaction, and other job-related issues.


You will be provided with ongoing support to retain your job for a minimum of 90 days. The
Expandability Staff will work with you and your employer (if necessary) to proactively ensure
that there are no perceived or real issues that threaten the success of your job placement.
Expandability will also provide quarterly follow-ups in the year following your job placement.

Target Population: Individuals 16 years of age or older who have any type of disability and
who can achieve competitive employment.

Ready to Learn More?

Contact: Ivon Perez
Manager of Expandability Programs
(408) 869-9264

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Goodwill of Silicon Valley
1080 North 7th St. San Jose, CA, 95112

Ivon Perez
Manager of Expandability Programs
(408) 869-9267​