Community Based Vocational Training (CBVT) allows students with disabilities that are of transition age to learn employment and transferable skill. A job mentor assists the student to prepare for employment outcomes at various work sites throughout Luzerne County. CBVT sites are selected based on student interest and abilities. Students participate in on to three 10 week cycles with a maximum of three students assigned to each mentor. Students are assessed based on a task analysis of each specific job.

CBVT sites include but are not limited to: LIU Front Desk, LIU Custodian, LIU Warehouse, YMCA, Danko’s, Ashley Homestore, CVS Kingston, Gerrity’s West Pittston, Schiel’s Family Market, Mill Library, Mt. Fresh, Lands at Hillside, Epona, Country Heart Farm and Grotto Pizza.