Who works for Specialized Support Services?
People who are receiving employment training and support are termed "Student-Workers", because they are both Employees of LCC as well as Students at LCC.
Specialized Support Services currently serves 75 Student-Workers, who are supported and trained by over 40 staff.
What types of Jobs do people do?
Student-Workers are employed in a variety of on-the-job training sites, including Waste Management and Custodial Services, as well as individualized placements.
Example Employment Sites
One of the job sites where Student-Workers receive employment training is the Recycling Facility on LCC's main campus. 8 Student Workers and several Specialized Support Services staff people operate the Recycling Facility, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am 2:00 pm. They are responsible for collecting and processing the recycled paper, cans, glassware, and cardboard items produced at LCC's main campus, as well as several of Lane's branch locations. Student-Workers are trained in every phase of the recycling process.
For more information on Recycling at LCC, please visit the Recycling Department.
Specialized Support Services also offers employment training in custodial vocations. We work in a partnership with both the public and private sector business' - they get quality custodial service at a competitive rate, while we are able to provide training for Student Workers in an actual work setting.
For more information regarding Custodial Services, please refer to the Job Development page, or contact our Administrative Coordinator-Lead, Patsy Slaughter, SlaughterP@lanecc.edu, (541) 463-5101 for more information.
Confidential Document Shredding Services
Specialized Support Services also offers training to Student Workers in processing confidential documents for customers. Using material provided by LCC's Recycling Department, we train Student Workers in proper handling of confidential materials, safe operation of shredding equipment, and final shipment to Recycling facilities off campus. We also provide Shredding Services at a competitive rate for local area businesses.
For more information regarding Document Shredding Services, please refer to the Job Development page, or contact our Administrative Coordinator-Lead, Patsy Slaughter, SlaughterP@lanecc.edu, (541) 463-5101 for more information.