Employment Services

Employment Services

Need job-seeking skills? Participate in employment Services! You and the Expandability Staff will devise a person-centered 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 Cover Letter, Resume, and thank you letter
  3. Applications and Job Search Skills
  4. Understand appropriate work behaviors, grooming, and hygiene
  5. Self-Advocacy (Asking for accommodations.)
  6. Managing your health & life
  7. Budgeting and money management
  8. Communication and listening skills (Ability to interact with employers and coworkers)
  9. The development of an Individual Service Plan to address barriers to employment that have been identified
  10. 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 and coaching 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 e.g. teaching job tasks, supervision at the worksite, coworker/supervisor consultation, assistance in integrating the participant into the work environment through natural supports, assistance in changes in the work environment impacting the potential for job retention, assistance with public support agencies, family and residential provider consultation, and contact with the participants and/or employer to ensure continued job satisfaction.


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 integrated employment.

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​