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Programs that provide vocational assessment, job development, job training, job search, job placement, specialized job situations and/or other supportive services for unemployed and/or underemployed youth who need assistance preparing for, finding and retaining paid employment. Services may include summer jobs at community worksites; internships, job-shadowing and entrepreneurial projects; and work-readiness training that focuses on resume preparation, job application letters and questionnaires, interview techniques, appropriate dress and personal appearance, work ethic values and other "soft skills" that are required for job retention. Youth employment programs may be configured for at-risk youth, students, low-income youth and other special populations or may be broadly available to youth in general.

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Beaver County Rehabilitation Center (BCRC) - Pre-Employment Transition ServicesStudents learn work habits and work skills and to explore their interests and abilities. Programming is individualized and strengthened through work habit classes. Job readiness classes are offered for developing a resume, learning job application and job interview techniques, and learning appropriate work etiquette and social skills. Students will be exposed to community work settings, develop confidence and independence, and expand knowledge of the community. Service is provided at the BCRC production center.BeaverSchool To Work TransitionBeaver County Rehabilitation Center (BCRC)
Be Proud Foundation - STEP UP - Delaware; MediaThe goal of this program is to provide economically disadvantaged youth 17 and 18 years of age with age appropriate training, services and support to further their chances of success. Program offerings for participants focus on the following 4 main areas: educational achievement; positive citizenship and leadership development; preparing for and maintaining employment; and support through guidance, counseling, and adult mentoring. Clients are exposed to high demand careers and go on several tours of successful businesses to learn about different careers. Clients are assisted in their college search, financial aid, and completing the FAFSA. SAT prep is offered and clients go on several college visits throughout their time in the program.DelawareThe Be Proud Foundation - Delaware; MediaBe Proud Foundation
Coatesville Youth Initiative - ServiceCorps Summer Service & Leadership Development ProgramServiceCorps combines an eight-week employment experience with a challenging life and leadership skills development curriculum. Provides an opportunity for young people to engage in community building activities and service projects.ChesterCoatesville Youth Initiative - Chester; CoatesvilleCoatesville Youth Initiative
Crispus Attucks Association, Employment & Training ProgramsGeneral Employment Services: Serves young adults ages 19 to 24 who are seeking employment, by providing training, education, counseling, and job placement. Call or visit website for more information.YorkCrispus Attucks Association, Inc.Crispus Attucks Association, Inc.
Goodwill Industries of NEPA - Youth ServicesServices for youth include: pre employment transition services (P.E.T.S.), community employment, and S.E.A.L. (Social, Emotional And Learning).LackawannaGoodwill Industries of NEPAGoodwill Industries of NEPA
Goodwill of Southwestern PA Youth BuildYouth between the ages of 18-27 who want job training services.AlleghenyGoodwill of Southwestern PA Youth BuildGoodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies School to Work Transition ProgramHelps students with disabilities transition from school to work.CambriaGoodwill of the Southern Alleghenies Community Employment ServicesGoodwill of the Southern Alleghenies
Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies YouthBuildProvides youth ages 17-24 who have disadvantages to employment with the chance to earn their GEDs, receive on-the-job training, and earn a wage while doing it.CambriaGoodwill of the Southern Alleghenies Youth BuildGoodwill of the Southern Alleghenies
Harriton Association - Summer Programs.Our summer camps allow today's youngsters to learn to feed sheep and chickens, a horse and to bottle feed calves. We'll work with traditional tools in woodworking and in blacksmithing. We'll tour through the historic house and learn about antique houses and furniture. We'll run down and have lunch on the creekbed, and on the last day we have our big picnic! Harriton's "Apprenticeships" are designed for children aged 11-16. Our summer camps in the 2015 season will be run: June 20th to 24th July 18th to 22nd August 1st to 5th! For information about other Events and Programs go to our website at DelawareHarriton Association - Montgomery; Bryn MawrHarriton Association
JEVS Human Services - Orleans Technical Institute - Project WOW (World of Work)Project WOW offers 16 - week property maintenance training, trades diploma and GED preparation for youths 18 - 21 throughout Philadelphia who have dropped out of high school. Weekly transportation allowance is provided. PhiladelphiaJEVS Human Services - Orleans Technical CollegeJEVS Human Services
Lutheran Children and Family Service (LCFS) - Youth Employment and TrainingHelps youth enhance their job readiness skills, obtain an industry-recognized certification in Customer Service or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), and obtain a job or post-secondary school placement. The program provides one year of follow-up support.MontgomeryLiberty Lutheran - Lutheran Children and Family Service (LCFS)Liberty Lutheran
Mission Empower - Mission EmploymentEmployment readiness skills development.ErieMission Empower - ErieMission Empower
NHM, Dillsburg, Youth Programs - Education and ClubsWe seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years. • PETALS – Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school •Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions) • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with books YorkNew Hope Ministries, (NHM) - DillsburgNew Hope Ministries, (NHM)
NHM, Dover, Youth Programs - Education and ClubsWe seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years. • PETALS – Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school •Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions) • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with books YorkNew Hope Ministries(NHM) - DoverNew Hope Ministries, (NHM)
NHM, Hanover, Youth Programs - Education and ClubsWe seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years. • PETALS – Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school •Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions) • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with books YorkNew Hope Ministries (NHM) - HanoverNew Hope Ministries, (NHM)
NHM, Mehchanicsburg, Youth Programs - Education and ClubsWe seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years. • PETALS – Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school •Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions) • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with booksCumberlandNew Hope Ministries (NHM) - MechanicsburgNew Hope Ministries, (NHM)
NHM, New Oxford, Youth Programs - Education and ClubsWe seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years. • PETALS – Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school •Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions) • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with books AdamsNew Hope Ministries (NHM) - New OxfordNew Hope Ministries, (NHM)
NHM, West Shore/Lemoyne, Youth Programs - Education and ClubsWe seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years. • PETALS – Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school •Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions) • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with books CumberlandNew Hope Ministries (NHM) - West Shore/LemoyneNew Hope Ministries, (NHM)
PA CareerLink - Berks CountyA one stop shop for career and employment services that include: - www.pacareerlink.pa.gov is PA's job search website that is free to employers and job seekers. New job postings daily. Create and account, enter your education and work history and a resume is created for you. - Conduct workshops and information sessions for the public. Can be found on the events calendar at www.careerlinkberks.com. Examples of topics: Computer Basics, MS Word and MS Excel for Beginners, Career Exploration and Networking, How to Identify your Skills, Resume Success, Ace the interview. Self schedule at wee.pacareerlink.pa.gov or call 610-988-1300. - Comprehensive Career Services - One-on-one with an employment planner to development an employment plan and outline a path to their next job. Our Success Starts Here sessions cover the gap from job search to job by centering attention on career development and advancing their skills to help succeed in their current market and workplace. For adults 18 years and up. Must meet federal eligiblity requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the Events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Work one-on-one with an employment planner to develop an employment plan and outline the path to their next job. When a plan includes training, individuals can apply for an Individual Training Account (ITA) Eligible raining programs are listed on www.pacareerlink.pa.gov. Training is also done by employers through the On-the Job Training (OJT) program. For adults 18 years and up. Must meet federal eligiblity requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the Events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Job Search/Job Club - Individuals can sign up for Comprehensive Career Services. Work one-on-one with an employment planner to development and employment plan and outline the path to their next job. Work with an employment specialist while conducting their job search. The employment receives information about employers' needs and works to connect to those opportunities. For adults 19 years and up. Must meet federal eligiblity requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the Events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) serves young adults 16-18 years old who are currently enrolled in high school in Berks County. The six-week work experience runs from the end of June through the beginning of August and services 150-300 students each summer. SYEP participants work 20-30 hours per week are paid $8 an hour by the program. Local employers offer positions spanning a variety occupations: healthcare, manufacturing, office work, outdoor maintenance, working with children, retail, etc. For High School students 16-18 years. Must meet federal eligibility requirements. Eligibility packets are made available. - High School Equivalency/GED instruction is provided free of charge to eligible young adults who are interested in pursuing employment and/or post-secondary education once they obtain their GED. Classes are held in English during daytime hours at their office and include testing fees, material and supplies. Those with perfect attendance receive a weekly stipend. The average length of time it takes for a participant to obtain the GED is 4-8 weeks. While in class, they work one-on-one with their assigned case manager, who assists them in creating and carrying out a detailed career plan. They mal also work in the aid Work Experience Program. For young adults 17-24. Must meet federal eligibility requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Paid Work Experience (PWE) program is available to those enrolled in either the High School Equivalency/GED or Career Services programs. Participants have a part-time, temporary assignment with a local employer in the career filed of their choice. Wages are between $8-10/hour depending on the difficulty of the job and are paid by the program. Individuals work anywhere from 6-12 weeks with an employer and can participate in multiple PWE placements. This program allows individual to build their resume and try different career areas, job shadow with some of the leading employer and earn money while doing it. For young adults 17-24. Must meet federal eligibility requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Career Services are provided free of charge to eligible you adults who have graduated high school or any type of post-secondary education and are looking for assistance in finding work or enrolling in post-secondary education. Individuals will develop an in-depth career plan that can contain a variety of components including job shadowing, volunteering, interning, participating in the part time Paid Work Experience Program, college visits, interview prep, job search and more. Assessments and standardized tests are utilized to gauge work skills. Individuals will take the WorkKeys® Assessments to earn an ACT® National Career Readiness Certificate, which certifies essential sills for the workplace. For young adults 17-24. Must meet federal eligibility requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. BerksPA CareerLink - Berks CountyPA CareerLink
PA CareerLink - Carbon CountyThe PA CareerLink is a one-stop job center that provides an array of employment and training services in a convenient, easily accessible location. Services include job counseling, testing and assessment; resume preparation assistance, interview training and other prejob guidance services; job matching and referral; unemployment insurance and job registration; labor market and career information; information on financial aid for education and training; and referral for job training, transportation, child care, personal and financial counseling, health care and other human services resources in the community.CarbonPA CareerLink - Carbon CountyPA CareerLink
PA CareerLink - Columbia/Montour Counties - In & Out of School Youth ProgramYouth employment programs, work experience programsColumbiaPA CareerLink - Columbia/Montour CountiesPA CareerLink
PA CareerLink - Lehigh Valley at AllentownThe PA CareerLink® is a one-stop job center that provides an array of employment and training services in a convenient, easily accessible location. Services include job counseling, testing and assessment; resume preparation assistance, interview training and other prejob guidance services; job matching and referral; unemployment insurance and job registration; labor market and career information; information on financial aid for education and training; and referral for job training, transportation, child care, personal and financial counseling, health care and other human services resources in the community.LehighPA CareerLink - Lehigh Valley at AllentownPA CareerLink
PA CareerLink - York CountyOne-stop-shop' offering comprehensive services for anyone seeking employment & training assistance. Career Resource Center provides resume writing, career exploration and access to internet for employment purposes. Services for all employers and job seekers in county Information exchange of services and programs of community-based organizations Will provide specialized services to individuals with unique needs Job referral and placement Labor market information Veterans' employment services Youth employment services Rural employment related services National job openings via internet access Training services including on-the-job, dislocated worker, adult & youth training Trade Act services Career workshops Pa Teleclaims (unemployment compensation benefits) 717-767-7632 YorkPA CareerLink - York CountyPA CareerLink
Pittsburgh Job Corps Educational ProgramsAcademic and hands-on career technical training, and off center training at the Community College of Allegheny County, to help students acquire the skills needed to enter the workforce Program provides tuition assistance, books and fees, school supplies, basic medical care, bi-weekly allowance, bus pass or gas card, clothing allowance and more. Students must attend classes full-time during the school year and part time during the summer.AlleghenyPittsburgh Job Corps CenterPittsburgh Job Corps Center
Pittsburgh Job Corps Vocational Trades, High School Diploma, GED Educational ProgramsTraining in Career Technical Training while earning a high school diploma or GED. Provides training in three industry clusters: Construction, Health Occupations, and Culinary Arts. There also is advanced training in Weatherization. Child care assistance may be available if requirements are met.Sponsorships also available to CCAC and Butler County Community College.AlleghenyPittsburgh Job Corps CenterPittsburgh Job Corps Center
Transition to Adult Life ServicesThe Transition to Adult Life Services (TALS) is a program within AHEDD. This program provides service to young adults who are attending high school in Franklin County and who have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The program's aim is to engage students with disabilities in discussion and activities pertaining to areas of self determination and career exploration. Outcomes include goal setting and self awareness activities. Individual activities that are planned include Career Exploration Activities (ie resume development, interest inventory, etc). AHEDD also assesses what supports are needed in the future in order to help students achieve their goals.FranklinAHEDD - Franklin & FultonAHEDD, Inc.
Venango Training & Development Center - Main Office - Venango County Summer Jobs & More ProgramThe Venango County Summer Jobs and More Program (JAM) increases employment skills, and leadership skills of area youth. The Summer Youth Program allows youth to, explore various careers, and understand what is necessary to pursue, obtain and maintain a career. VenangoVenango Training & Development Center - Main OfficeVenango Training & Development Center
YES to the Future - Central Susquehanna Intermediate UnitServices designed to help young adults, ages 16 to 24 years, prepare for and succeed in education, training and employment. Young adults eligible for programming must no longer be in school, either because they withdrew or because they completed high school or post-secondary program. The program Career Counselors will assist participants in preparing and succeeding in education, training and employment. Services provided will include career exploration, peer connections, money management, job searching, interviewing skills, mentoring, college visits, exposure to training programs, local business tours, volunteer/service projects, building leadership skills and information on starting a business. Programming is held in PA CareerLink Offices.NorthumberlandCentral Susquehanna Intermediate UnitCentral Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
Youth Employment Programs - Blair County CareerLinkPrograms that provide vocational assessment, job development, job training, job search, job placement, specialized job situations and/or other supportive services for unemployed and/or underemployed youth who need assistance preparing for, finding and retaining paid employment. Services may include summer jobs at community worksites; internships, job-shadowing and entrepreneurial projects; and work-readiness training that focuses on resume preparation, job application letters and questionnaires, interview techniques, appropriate dress and personal appearance, work ethic values and other "soft skills" that are required for job retention. Youth employment programs may be configured for at-risk youth, students, low-income youth and other special populations or may be broadly available to youth in general.BlairPA CareerLink - Blair CountyPA CareerLink
Youth Employment Programs - Cambria County CareerLinkPrograms that provide vocational assessment, job development, job training, job search, job placement, specialized job situations and/or other supportive services for unemployed and/or underemployed youth who need assistance preparing for, finding and retaining paid employment. Services may include summer jobs at community worksites; internships, job-shadowing and entrepreneurial projects; and work-readiness training that focuses on resume preparation, job application letters and questionnaires, interview techniques, appropriate dress and personal appearance, work ethic values and other "soft skills" that are required for job retention. Youth employment programs may be configured for at-risk youth, students, low-income youth and other special populations or may be broadly available to youth in general.CambriaPA CareerLink - Cambria CountyPA CareerLink
YouthWorks, a Program of Goodwill of Southwestern PennsylvaniaProvides a series of employment experiences for youth by starting them out in the nonprofit and public sectors. Once youth have displayed basic job skills and a positive work attitude, they are offered the opportunity to attend YouthWorks Job Readiness Training and compete for a placement in the private sector. In general, 14 and 15 year olds participate in career exploration, for which they are paid a stipend. Fifteen and 16 year olds, as well as older youth with no prior work experience, are placed in entry-level positions in their community for which they receive an hourly wage.AlleghenyYouthWorksGoodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania

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