STEP Program Intern – Summer

Lancaster, PA


Low Vision / Legal Blindness Friendly

  • The STEP program is designed for a high school student who is blind or vision impaired looking to increase their knowledge base and employment skill sets to be able to lead an independent life after graduation.  The employee is primarily responsible for learning/completing a variety of responsibilities on the production lines within the Enterprise Group. The student may also participate in learning activities based on the expanded core curriculum. This all will be done while acting in accordance with the company values, vision and mission.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Produces within the acceptable range and time frame
    • Keep work area clean & neat
    • Reports any issues to supervisor
    • Follows all written P3’s and ISO processes
    • Reports all quality related issues immediately as they happen
    • Starts and ends work at the schedule time.
    • Demonstrates ability to cooperate, work and communicate with coworkers, other employees, supervisors and visitors.
    • Acts in a professional manner.
    • Follows the safety requirements for lifting, pushing, pulling and safe operation of motorized equipment and/or vehicles.
    • Follows accident reporting procedures.
    • Understands and follows safe travel requirements
    • Participate in Department meetings
    • Participate in Company events
    • Any other duties or special projects assigned by the Production Supervisor or Plant Manager

    In addition to the functions listed above, the employee will participate in an initial interview and overall dynamic assessment of job readiness and life skills from the Rehab Department. Based on the assessment, the student may participate in specific lessons geared towards individual needs such as:

    • Using various forms of public transportation (Bus, Uber)
    • Planning and preparing meals
    • Shopping for groceries or personal needs
    • Doing laundry
    • Resume writing
    • Interview skills
    • Researching career interests and what type of training maybe required.
    • Job shadowing
    • Understanding of basic personal finances
    • Access technology
    • Additional skills based upon assessment and interests

    Education and Work Experience:

    • Must be able to get working papers if required for age
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

    Physical Demands

    • Ability to verbally communicate with others
    • Light to moderate physical effort required
    • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 10 lbs.

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid time off, holidays, health, dental, and life insurance and more. For consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements by APPLYING ONLINE

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        • We appreciate your interest in VisionCorps. As part of our normal procedures for processing an application, an investigative consumer report as defined in Public Law 91-508 may be made. This inquiry typically concerns information on an applicant's character, general reputation and personal characteristics. Information on the nature and scope of such inquire if one is made, it will available to you upon written request.

          For your application to be considered, you must indicate your agreement with the following statements by signing where indicated. Please read the statement carefully before signing.

          I hereby certify that the foregoing statements are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and hereby grant VisionCorps permission to verify such answers by conducting investigative consumer report on me or by whatever other means it deems necessary. I hereby release VisionCorps and its agents from any and all background, character, or qualifications for employment.

          I also understand that any false statement on this application may be considered as a sufficient reason for rejecting application or, in the event the falsification is discovered subsequent to my employment, for my dismissal.

          I further understand that nothing contained in this application or in the granting of an interview creates a contract between VisionCorps and me for either employment or for the providing of any benefits. No promise regarding employment has been made to me and I understand that no such promise or guarantee is binding upon VisionCorps unless made in writing and executed by its President and me.

          Finally, I acknowledge that, if an employment relationship is established, no consideration has been furnished to VisionCorps for my employment other than my services, and I understand I have a right to terminate my employment at any time, and VisionCorps has the same right. If my application for employment is considered favorably, I agree by and comply with the rules of VisionCorps.

      Please note:

      All VisionCorps employees are employed at-will.

      VisionCorps is an Affirmative Action Plan employer.

      VisionCorps is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected status.

      244 North Queen Street
      Lancaster, PA 17603

      Qualified individuals may submit their resumes to VisionCorps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.