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The Units

The Units 2019-04-18T10:56:39+00:00

Weekly Unit Grids

Starting today, each unit will have its weekly unit grid published. They will describe for you the type of work available in each unit. On the extreme left side of the grid, you will find ongoing activities for both the morning and afternoons. The other columns list other tasks that will take place in each unit.

Some of the items listed are in the grids are available not only at the times listed, but also may be available at other times during the work-ordered day. Please check with the unit manager or unit buddy.

The Clubhouse of Lehigh County is made up of 4 units:

Holistic, Health, & Hospitality Unit
Business Technology Unit
Culinary Unit
CLUBHOUSE YOUNG ADULT TRANSITION PROGRAM (CYATP) Unit

Holistic, Health and Hospitality Unit

The Holistic, Health and Hospitality Unit is responsible for managing our Clubhouse Café, preparing and serving the daily lunch, as well as food service management. The unit is also responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the environment both inside and outside of clubhouse.

Facilitating health education such as nutrition and exercise and a variety of other recovery tools and practices.

In addition to the work in the unit we capitalize on the skills, talents and interests of members and staff, enabling Clubhouse to complete many different projects throughout the year such as Gardening, Restaurant Day, and many more. We look forward to implementing many new and different activities throughout the year like, Yoga, Art, Dance, Music and Exercise.

If you have not been to Clubhouse in a while, we invite you to come and join us and get involved in all the wonderful things we have happening at Clubhouse.

Michelle M. – Employment and Unit Manager of the Holistic, Health and Hospitality Unit.

Flor L. – Placement and Culinary Unit Manager of the Holistic, Health and Hospitality Unit.

Business Technology Unit

It is in this unit where our Daily Blurb and e-blurb are done along with our monthly newsletter which can also be seen through the link on the “Daily Activities” page on this site. We also update the Clubhouse website on a daily basis. We try to have this done by 10:00 am. Many clerical tasks, including typing, filing, database entry, billing and many of the monthly reports needed are generated in this unit.

Another function of this unit is education and employment. We have computers in our main hub that are set up to teach everything from Mavis Beacon (A Typing Teacher) to member-run classes on everything from computers to resume writing. We also assist with employment search and preparation to applying for employment.

Most of the art work seen around our house originates from this unit. If you have not been to Clubhouse in a while, we invite you to come and join us and get involved in all the wonderful things we have happening at Clubhouse.

Meet the Business Technology Unit Managers:
Susan D. – Clubhouse Unit and Placement Manager

Jolene B. – Clubhouse Unit and Placement Manager

View our Daily tasks:

  • Billing
  • Website Maintenance
  • Newsletter Creation/Editing
  • Daily News and E News
  • Job Reports/Binders
  • Library Updates and Maintenance
  • CLC TV Production
  • Wellness Weekly
  • Orientation Scheduling and Power points

Special Unit Tasks Business Technology Unit:

  • Post Card PenPals
  • Literacy Club
  • Production of The Mirror Art Magazine

Culinary Unit

The culinary unit is the newest unit in the clubhouse. managing our Clubhouse Café, preparing and serving the daily lunch, as well as food service management. Flor is excited to have members that are committed to the work order day in learning how to do the dishes and cook the lunches every day. Members also to learn how to run the snack bar, with the cashier and barista positions. We love to cook here at the Clubhouse. With the help of all we can plan our menu planning better and learn how to have a healthy style of eating. The culinary unit is always looking for new ideas that we can make and serve for lunch.

Our lunches start being served at 12:00 every.Remember to order your lunch here at the Clubhouse from 9:30 am- 10:30 am or call in until 10:45am every day. We have our baking class every Friday at 10:00 am in the kitchen. Also come and join us for our Healthy Class every Mondays and Thursdays in CLC café at 10:00am. We also do special projects in the culinary unit such as: planting a garden and maintaining it throughout the year, helping with deliveries that come for the kitchen, and grocery shopping when it is needed. Come join us in the culinary unit! Everyone is welcome!

Meet the Culinary Unit Managers:

Flor L. – Placement and Culinary Unit Manager of the Culinary Unit
Hannah B. – Young Adult Career Navigator

Clubhouse Young Adult Transition Program (CYATP) Unit

Our Young Adult Transition Program focuses on young adults ages 18-21 to help to plan for what their next steps will be after graduation. This program is open to any Lehigh county resident ages 18-21, who is currently enrolled in high school, college, or other educational institution, who have a primary mental health diagnosis. We work with members to navigate their vocational and educational interests.

Vocational:

  • Career exploration
  • Work-Order Day program to develop job skills in the Clubhouse units
  • Resume building
  • Filling out applications
  • Transitional Employment (TE) positions through Clubhouse

Educational:

  • Researching different programs and institutions
  • Applications to programs
  • Applying for financial aid
  • Peer tutoring
  • Campus tours

Independent Living Skills:

  • Creating monthly personal budgets
  • Balancing a checkbook
  • Transportation Education
  • Housekeeping and hygiene

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