Edwin was referred to MVLE through the Social Security Administration, Ticket to Work Program. Prior to being referred to MVLE, Edwin was recovering from a serious automobile accident that required intensive rehabilitation and resulted in his unemployment for an extended period of time.
Through MVLE, Edwin has received job interviewing skills, resume preparation, job placement, and job coaching services. Edwin was placed in a construction job, as a construction apprentice at Cindell Construction Company in Washington, DC.
Edwin’s long-term career goal is to become a certified carpenter journeyman, and eventually start his own construction company. Edwin indicated that he plans to enroll in certification classes.
MVLE has provided onsite support to assist Edwin with identifying the appropriate job for him that matches his career goals. Edwin has also received emotional support to help him remain on task and follow through with his appointments, which has led to an outstanding job placement.