Apr
12
to Jun 28

Substance Abuse Support Groups in Lyman

  • Lyman Vocational Rehabilitation (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Meeting Dates:
April 12, 19, 26
May 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31
June 7, 14, 21, 28

This event will provide information about substance abuse treatment services to help clients with overcoming addiction, finding and/or keeping a job while maintaining sobriety and support sessions. 

Snacks will be provided. Please RSVP by Thursday, April 11th. 

For more information, contact Barbara Thompson at 864-249-8030 

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Apr
25
9:00 AM09:00

Horry Georgetown Technical College Conway Campus Tour

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Conway Office (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event will expose students to the post-secondary possibilities at Horry Georgetown Technical College and the services of the disability office. 

Please RSVP by Wednesday, April 23rd. Lunch will be provided. 

For more information, contact Michelle Hudson at 843-248-2235. 

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Apr
26
9:00 AM09:00

Job Fair for HS Students in Berkeley County

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Moncks Corner (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event is for Berkeley County seniors in high school who have a disability, and will be transitioning to employment or post-secondary training at the end of the school year.

Snacks will be provided. Please RSVP by Thursday, April 19th. 

For more information, contact Jeni Haman at 843-761-6036

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Apr
27
8:30 AM08:30

Wade Hampton High School Job Shadow Day

At this event, the students will go out and shadow the job of their choice. Students will learn more about the jobs of their choice and be able to share something they learned that day with the group. 

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Friday, April 6th. 

For more information, contact Lynn Marcom at 843-538-3116. 

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Apr
27
9:30 AM09:30

Greenwood Area Bounce Back Event

This event will educate the community on the various employment-related resources available for people with criminal backgrounds.

Agenda

9:30-10:00 - Registration
10:00-10:10 - Welcome and Overview
10:10-10:45 - How to have Positive Interactions with Law Enforcement
10:45-11:00 - Break
11:00-11:30 - Upstate Fatherhood Coalition
11:30-12:00 - How to be Hired with a Background
12:00-1:00 - Lunch and Success Stories
1:00-1:10 - VR Services Overview
1:15 until - Resource and Job Fair

Lunch will be provided by A Taste of Home. Please RSVP by Friday, April 20th.

For more information, contact Stacie Smith at 864-229-5827

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May
2
9:00 AM09:00

Anderson Area Next Steps Event

The purpose of this event is to assist non-diploma track students who will be graduating to learn about next step after high school such as how to proceed with obtaining GED, continuing education and community resources. 

Breakfast will be provided. Please RSVP by Wednesday, April 18th. 

For more information, contact Marian Smith at 864-224-6391. 

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May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Richland Area Gearing Up for Employment Information Session

This is a free educational event providing information about community the resources available for families with students planning who are planning on exiting high school this year. 

Dinner will be provided. Please RSVP by Sunday, April 1st. 

For more information, contact Andric McNeil at 803-786-0495. 

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May
23
10:00 AM10:00

Central Re-Entry Job Fair and Expo

The Reentry Job Fair is a collaboration between employers, agencies, not-for-profits, and vendors to provide information and resources to South Carolinians with a criminal background who are in search of employment.

Professional dress is required. Expungement and pardon Information will be available.

For more information, contact Karren Gordon at 803-782-4239. 

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Jun
12
to Jun 14

Summer Institute in North Charleston

  • Vocational Rehabilitation North Charleston (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event will provide students with exposure to post secondary enrollment opportunities through college tours, tours of various employment settings and guest speakers. The students will tour a local technical college, call center and Red Cross facility. They will explore various departments within Charleston County government, and guest speakers have been invited to speak about STEM Careers. 

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Monday, May 21st. 

For more information, contact LaQuilla Sirmans at 843-953-0563. 

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Jun
20
9:00 AM09:00

Bounce Back in Greenville

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Greenville (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event will inform clients of community resources, available educational and vocational training, employers that are willing to hire them, and explain to how expungements and pardons can be achieved.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, May 8th. Lunch will be provided.

For more information, contact Cierra Mack at 864-603-5956.

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Jun
21
11:00 AM11:00

Greenville Area 2nd Annual Summer Youth Services Event

At this event, VR staff will present information to students and parent about services we offer. The goal will be to help them become more engaged, or re-engage, with VR, answer questions they might have, and prepare to maintain those connections over the summer.

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Thursday, May 31st. 

For more information, contact Deborah Alexander at 864-603-5943

For more information, contact Deborah Alexander at 864-603-5943. 

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Apr
19
8:30 AM08:30

Woodland HS Job Shadow Day

This event will provide students with opportunities to learn more about the jobs they are interested in and practice etiquette in a public setting. There will be a discussion time for each student to present something that they learned that day. 

Lunch will be provided. RSVP by Friday, April 6th.

For more information, contact Lynn Marcom at 843-538-3116

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Apr
18
8:30 AM08:30

Leadership Laurens

At this event, the agenda will consist of leaders in the Laurens Community meeting to exchange service areas and network. To exchange information and service offerings with leaders in the county. 

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Monday, April 16th. 

For more information, contact Chad Ulmer at 864-833-4141. 

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Apr
17
9:00 AM09:00

MAD CITY MONEY Financial Reality Simulation

This is event will challenge students to take on the role of an adult by selecting housing, transportation, food, household necessities, clothing, day care, and other daily living tasks, while creating and following a realistic budget.

The goal will be to provide realistic examples that allow students to make the connections between decisions they make and the economic consequences that result. 

This event is sponsored by Founders Federal Credit Union.

Lunch will be provided. RSVP by Friday, March 30th. 

For more information, contact Audrey Sherman at 803-285-6909

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Apr
17
8:30 AM08:30

Colleton County HS Job Shadow day

Students will learn more about the jobs of their choice and be able to share something they learned that day with the group. They will also have the opportunity to practice etiquette. 

Lunch will be provided. RSVP by Friday, March 16th. 

For more information, contact Lynn Marcom at 843-538-3116

For more information, contact Lynn Marcom at 843-538-3116. 

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Mar
22
9:00 AM09:00

Anderson Area College Transition Event

juniors and Seniors will be invited to learn about how to effectively transition from high school to college through guest speakers from local technical college.. By attending this event, students will learn how to apply for accessibility services, get questions answered regarding Free Application for Federal Student Aid and learn about assertive technology available for clients. 

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Friday, March 9th. 

For more information, contact Berdina Hill at 864-224-6391. 

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Mar
14
9:00 AM09:00

Orangeburg Area Bounce Back Event

This event is to provide persons with a criminal background, the education and resources needed to help them on the path to stable employment and positive integration into society. 

Lunch will be provided to attendees. Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 28th. 

For more information, contact Stephen Kesler at 803-534-4939. 

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Mar
8
9:00 AM09:00

Conway Area Transition Job Fair

This event will consist of approximately ten employers that are looking to hire our students. Our goal is to expose our students to employers and having them utilize skills that they've learned to engage with employers at the job fair. 

Breakfast will be provided. Please RSVP by Monday, February 19th. 

For more information, contact Michelle Hudson at 843-248-2235. 

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Mar
7
9:00 AM09:00

Richland/Lexington Area Bounce Back Event

  • SCVRD Human Resources Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event is to provide ex-offenders with free information that will assist with getting their criminal record expunged. Also provide them with available community resources to help and motivate them to seek employment. 

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by February 14th. 

For more information, contact Mary Harrelson at 803-896-6333. 

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Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

YMCA Summer Program Information Session

YMCA staff members will provide information about summer employment as Blue Crew (water park assistants) and certified life guards to VR staff, clients and their parents.  Applications will be available for interested clients. 

RSVP date by Tuesday, February 27th.

To RSVP, of ta ask for more information, contact Michelle Smith by phone at 803-534-4939

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Mar
1
9:30 AM09:30

Conway Area Annual Spring Fair

This event is to provide business partner meet & greet, businesses set up at booths in Work Training Center, clients attending or interviewing with businesses. 

Attendance is by invitation only. Breakfast provided for business partners. Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 21st.

For more information, contact Miranda Craig at 843-248-2235. 

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Feb
22
12:00 PM12:00

Greenwood Area Lunch and Learn

This event is to promote Vocational Rehabilitation services to the different programs in Greenwood in hopes of broadening our referral base and giving their staff information about the services that can be provided. 

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Monday, February 19th. 

For more information, contact Stacie Smith at 864-229-5827. 

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Feb
15
12:00 PM12:00

Greenwood Area Counterpart Meeting

This event is to promote Vocational Rehabilitation services to the law enforcement and drug rehabilitation programs in hopes of broadening our referral base and giving their staff information about the services that can provided.

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Monday, February 12th. 

For more information, contact Stacie Smith at 864-229-5827. 

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Feb
15
10:00 AM10:00

Greater Upstate Re-Entry Job Fair and Expo

  • McAlister Square - Greenville SC Works (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Reentry Job Fair is a collaboration between employers, agencies, not-for-profits, and vendors to provide information and resources to South Carolinians with a criminal background who are in search of employment.

Professional dress is required. Expungement and pardon Information will be available.

For more information, contact Bernard Jones at (864) 414-9287.

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Feb
8
6:00 PM18:00

Spartanburg Area Transition Services Family Night at Woodruff HS

This event is being held for the purpose of informing the families of students with special needs about Vocational Rehabilitation Transition services and the partnership with the school as well as local businesses. 

Please RSVP by Thursday, January 18th. 

For more information, contact Travis Watson at 864-585-3693. 

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Feb
6
9:00 AM09:00

Bounce Back

This event is to educate clients with criminal back grounds about options and ways to help become more employable and learn resources for living. 

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Friday, February 2nd. 

For more information, contact Byron Smith at 864-833-4141. 

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