STARS- Getting Ready for the Workforce: Career Exploration and Resume Building

Wednesday, 5 February 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST

5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100, Mission, Kansas, 66202, United States

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Teen with Down syndrome Partial Approval - Free

Teen with Down syndrome, ages 12 to 18

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Support Staff Partial Approval - Free

Support staff are provided by a family if their teen has more intensive toileting, diet, or behavior needs during STARS. We have plenty of DSG Staff and Volunteers at all times, but these are reserved for our teens needing more support. **A Support Staff CANNOT be a parent.**

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Wednesday, 5 February 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST

DSG Office, 5960 Dearborn Street, Mission, Kansas, 66202, United States.

 Teens will review jobs that are currently held by people with Down syndrome and learn more about how they prepared for the jobs they are in.  We will explore the world of work and how finding a job can be a job in itself. Whether the job you want is a volunteer position, part-time work, or a full-time career, job seeking requires lots of planning, organization, and dedication. In this session, we will be targeting the skills needed to kick-off a successful job search.  We will learn discuss the importance of networking like a pro and begin building our resumes.  This session will help teens prepare for our job fair and mock interviews on February 20th..


ens ages 12 to 18 with Down syndrome are welcome to join any STARS activity throughout the school year.  Visit for more information.  Please note, all STARS events are a no-parent zone unless otherwise specified. You must register your teen first for each event. Space is limited.

Down Syndrome Innovations

The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide support and resources for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the professionals who serve them. DSG seeks to provide the entire community with information and education to broaden awareness and foster positive attitudes regarding people with Down syndrome.

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