Vocational Experience

Participants have regular assignments at various worksites in the community, where they assist in cleaning, unpacking and sorting clothing, stacking pots, and other tasks. Basic skills are enhanced and participants enjoy a sense of camaraderie and purpose.

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Among Saint Catherine Center’s vocational partners are: Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens (sorting and stacking pots); Fairfield University (cleaning tables in the dining hall); Sacred Heart University (assembling pizza boxes); TJ Maxx (unpacking merchandise and sorting according to number-coded departments); the Discovery Museum (cleaning, vacuuming, and assisting with setting up events); Chip’s Restaurant (bussing and setting tables); St. Ann’s School (assisting with preschoolers); and Vazzy’s Restaurant (assembling pizza boxes, cleaning and resetting tables, preparing silverware, and other tasks as needed). Our thanks to these organizations for their support!