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Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Employment Services of Weld County

Workforce Challenge

Mario struggled with emotional and learning disabilities which have prevented him from being successful in previous social settings. He struggled with daily interactions and communicating with other individuals. Mario also had a difficult time with juggling multiple job duties.

Workforce Solution

Mario was enrolled into the WIOA Youth Program to gain basic work ethic and work maturity skills by participating in a work experience.

Outcomes & Benefits

Mario was placed with Chartwell's Food Service on August 31st, 2015 for work experience. When he struggled with his daily tasks he would receive job coaching from his WIOA case manager as well as his SWAP counselor. After receiving job coaching, additional one-on-one training, and a set routine, Mario was hired by Chartwell's Food Service on April 7th, 2016.

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