Jobs and Education
Jobs Plus Employment Services
Every person deserves the chance to find meaningful and satisfying work– and Caminar fully supports people who want to learn new skills and develop career goals. Caminar's Jobs Plus program provides job placement and supported employment services for people with all types of disabilities. Jobs Plus works with each individual to find a job match and then tailors job coaching support to ensure success. Caminar Jobs Plus offers job assessment, vocational training, skill development,support on resume writing, job application and interviewing skills. By developing a wide network of community and business connections, Jobs Plus can make working a reality and help pave the road to financial success for participants.
Caminar’s vocational services are CARF accredited. The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is an independent nonprofit organization, whose focus is on ensuring that only high-quality services get the CARF accreditation. CARF’s rigorous standards provide assurance that Caminar of San Mateo County's services are of that high quality.
The Transition to College Program
Caminar's Transition to College program is a unique collaboration between Caminar, San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, and the College of San Mateo, a local community college. Caminar was selected as a model program site in a research study by Boston University, highlighting the state-of-the-art support services offered at the College of San Mateo. With a full array of services, including peer support, specialized classes, educational accommodations and on-campus counseling and support, consumers in San Mateo are completing classes, achieving certificates and going on to four-year universities. This program also has a special team that works with Transition Age Youth. This team offers a tailor-made curriculum geared to increasing personal assets in young adults that are found to improve quality of life, reduce risk factors and give them the basic skills they need to go on to further studies and educational goals.
For more information on the Transition to College Program at San Mateo College, please click here.