partners with a number of youth service organizations
to provide a wide variety of career and employment
experiences to area youth.
may participate in job shadows. paid work experiences,
or job scholarships as they explore the different
career and job opportunities available.
who are ages 14-21 may be eligible if they:
Meet federal income guidelines AND/OR
Title 1/Chapter 1 compensatory education services
in foster care
pregnant or parenting
a physical or educational disability
in receipt of public assistance and/or food
is expected from a youth employee or youth in
Maintain consistent attendance and arrive
the work site/program provider if unable to
report to work due to illness or an emergency
all job/program duties to the best of your
by all rules and regulations as established
by the work site operator.
all safety requirements at the work/program
Assessment Programs for Youth
a stipend or wage.
about many different occupations.
pre-employment skills training
on field trips
to guest speakers
on group projects
of School Youth
a work experience program.
updated job skills.
and case management.
credential and be a success!
is a Job Shadow?
Shadows are short-term placements, usually one
day or less, where a student observes an individual
while at work, and learns about specific duties
connected with that person's job. As part of
this experience, youth should also be given
general understanding of the entire business
or organization and how the job they are observing
, fits within that business. Job shadows are
usually schedualed during the school year.
is Work Experience?
Experience placements are long term, paid placements
that may last anywhere from 2 weeks to 3 months.
Youth are placed at the employer's work site.
The purpose of the work experience is to give
a youth exposure to employment and work experience
in a trade or career. It is the expectation
that upon successful completion, the youth will
transition to the employer's payroll and continue