Level It Up uses a comprehensive training and assessment process to support autistic job seekers as they prepare for employment in their chosen careers.
This process includes:
- Understanding your personality traits, learning and communication styles and how autism impacts your life;
- communication and learning styles;
- disclosure and disclosure strategies and your right to accommodation;
- assessing a series of employability skills and aptitudes;
- resume and cover letter reviews;
- mock job interviews;
- and more…
To apply, fill in the online application form and we will be in touch to gather additional information and determine if we are the right fit for you.
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Level IT Up candidates who successfully complete the training/assessment program can continue to work with Level It Up staff as they search for fulfilling and appropriate employment. We provide employers with useful background knowledge about the autism spectrum, specific information about their prospective employee, as well as a point of contact who can provide ongoing support as needed.
Likewise, our job seekers moving into the workforce have ongoing access to support through Level It Up as they onboard and develop working relationships with their colleagues and supervisor.
We are looking for adults diagnosed with or identifying as being on the Autism Spectrum (level 1), having Asperger Syndrome or “high functioning” ASD. You must be 21 y of age or older with training/education in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts or Math. We need you to be fluent in English, be self-motivated, and be willing to work with us throughout the assessment/training and employment process.
Some of the specific work related skills we will be assessing include:
- Attention to detail
- Work ethic
Other areas of interest include:
- Your understanding of ASD
- Self-care and Hygiene
- Mindfulness and Temperament
- Your Social Network and Relationships
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