Participate In Job-A-Palooza: Sept. 13

Event Date: September 13, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Where: Broward College/North Regional Library (1100 Coconut Creek Blvd.)

In the U.S., only 20% of individuals with disabilities over age 16 are employed, compared to 68.3% without disabilities.


Job-A-Palooza has one goal: to help high school and college students (14-22) with disabilities prepare for future employment opportunities.


Register by: Friday, August 17, 2018  | (954) 616-1074 


Click here to RSVP if you are a STUDENT or MENTOR. Once your RSVP is received an application will be emailed to you.



Business Leaders Will: 


Help Students Compete and Develop Job Skills!


If you own or work for a business that is interested in participating please call VLP phone here or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Business Commitment includes:


Provide tasks for the student to do (examples: boxes to assemble, papers to collate, envelopes to stuff, clothes to fold or sort, etc.)


Provide one staff person to attend the actual Job-A-Palooza event to judge task completion.


Business Benefits:


Public relations exposure
Ability to train numerous people at one time on specific job tasks
Possible recruitment of future employees.


Download the Business Leader flyer here


Students will: 


  • Learn five job-related skills, while competing with others in a fun competition.
  • Be matched with a peer mentor, who will help and cheer you on!
  • Meet potential employers


To participate: Must be 14-21 years old and take a pre and post-event survey.


Download Student flyer here




Peer Mentors will: 


  • Be matched with a student with an intellectual or developmental disability for the day.
  • Assist students to learn five job-related skills.
  • Help student during competition and Cheer them on!
  • Meet potential employers
  • Earn $100 for your help


To participate, one must be 16-21 years old.


Download Mentor Flyer here