Thursday, January 22, 2015

Salon Suites- Colonnade, Birmingham, AL

Students observe the daily operations of a busy hair salon as well as perform entry level tasks such as maintaining the styling area and replenishing supplies of products, towels,and smocks.
3411 Colonnade Parkway #400 35243
Master Stylist
Christina Durham

Vincent Gardens, Vincent, AL

Students at Vincent High School complete a Community Based Instruction experience at Vincent Gardens, located across the street from the high school.

The students repot plants, preparing them for sale in the spring. Using horticulture speak, the students “Bumped up the plants, then pruned them for healthy growth.” This day, the students repotted almost 75 Crape Myrtle trees.

Vincent Gardens

North Shelby Library, Mt Laurel AL

Chelsea students learn the responsibilities of doing a job right at the Mt Laurel Library.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Donut Joe's, Pelham, AL

Students learn about dedication and hard work that goes into running a successful business at Donut Joe's. Working with customers, inventory display, and cleaning are just some of the skills learned.  They are known for their famous apple fritters and some of the best donuts in the area. OPEN 6:00 am -2:00 pm

Donut Joe's 
3199 Lee Street
Pelham, Al 35124

Helena Fire Station #1, Helena, AL

We want to thank the Helena Fire Station #1 and Fire Chief John Wilder and Deputy Chief Peter Velenti for participating in our Work Instruction Program. Our student assists in daily activities at the station. He gets a first hand view about how the department serves and protects the citizens of Helena - making it a safe and great place to live.
Helena Fire Station
816 Hwy 52 East
Helena, AL 35080

Alabama Furniture Market, Calera, AL

When you walk in the door of Alabama Furniture Market in Calera, you feel the energy of an open air market from the interesting vignettes set up throughout the store. They provide exceptional furniture at a great value, quality, and price. Our Calera High School student assists them weekly in the warehouse and arranging floor displays.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Big Bad Breakfast (Brookhighland) Hoover, AL

We appreciate Big Bad Breakfast for scheduling one of our students. Today the manager asked Tamara to work as the hostess on her first day.  

Big Bad Breakfast

5361 Us 280
Birmingham AL 35242

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Alabama Childhood Food Solutions, Sylacauga, AL

Feeding hungry families...One smile at a time.. Alabama Childhood Food Solutions provides food to families in Shelby, Coosa, and South Talladega counties. Our students learn that it truly is "better to give than receive!"

Alabama Food Solutions
205 Old Home Place
Alpine, AL 35014
cells (256) 404-2004 or (256) 208-6463

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Alabama Furniture Market - Calera AL

Alabama Furniture Market, is a new work location for our Calera High School Students. They categorize themselves an "open-air market."  Our students worked in the warehouse and helped in staging room display. The market is so large that the students can have a variety of working experiences in one facility. Thank you, Alabama Furniture Market for hosting our program.

Calera AL, 35040
(right off exit 231 on I-65)
(205) 668-9995
HOURS:Monday - Saturday: 10AM - 6PMSunday: 2PM - 6PM

Monday, January 12, 2015

Alabama Wildlife Rescue Center, Oak Mt. State Park

The Alabama Wildlife Rescue Center at Oak Mt. State Park is a non-profit  center that rescues, rehabilitates, and returns injured and orphaned native birds to the wild.

The center is a leader in the rehabilitation of wild birds relying solely on over 300 volunteers. The Wildlife Center has  originated methods of rehabilitating injured birds that are utilized in other facilities around the world.

Our students assist in casting seeds around trails, building a foot bridge, feeding injured birds, facility maintenance, and office/clerical duties.

The Shelby County Work Instruction program has partnered with the Wildlife Center for over fifteen years.

Alabama Wildlife Rescue Center
100 Terrace Drive
Oak Mountain State Park
Pelham, Al 35124