YOUTH SERVICES

Are You an Out-of-School Youth?

The JOB1 YouthWorks Program may be a good fit if:

  • You’re between 16 and 24 years old
  • You’re not attending school
    You’re eligible to work in the United States
  • At least one of the following applies to you:
    • Foster Child
    • Homeless/runaway
    • Pregnant or parenting
    • Offender
    • Disability
    • Never held gainful employment
    • English Language Learner • School Dropout
    • Basic Skills deficient

 

Youth Services Include:

 

  • Tutoring
  • Alternative Secondary/School Offerings
  • Summer Employment
  • Paid and Unpaid Work
  • Experience
  • Occupational Skills
  • Training
  • Mentoring/Mentorship
  • Leadership Development
  • Supportive Services
  • Comprehensive Guidance
  • Counseling
  • Financial Literacy
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Training College prep
  • Labor Market Education
  • Follow-Up Activities

 

To Enroll in the Program
You will Need:

  • Valid Government issued Photo ID
  • Birth certificate and social security card
  • Household income information (if applicable)
  • Proof of address
  • Proof of school enrollment (If applicable)
  • Youth 17 or under must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian 

 

Making A Difference and Changing Lives

Each year JOB1 YouthWorks serves hundreds of youth throughout the City of New Orleans. Youth from diverse backgrounds come to the JOB1 YouthWorks Career Center to find jobs, explore careers, pursue education goals, develop their leadership skills, and receive comprehensive guidance and counseling.

The JOB1 YouthWorks Career Center helps youth by connecting them to services mandated by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

 

Program Overview

Our YouthWorks program is designed to help young adult career-seekers remove the obstacles to employment through a variety of services, including (but not limited to) career advising, mentoring, and leadership development. Eligible young adults who identify with one or more of the following:

  • Are you an in-school or out-of-school youth?
  • Are you between the ages of 14-24?
  • Are you looking to build your career while earning money at the same time?
  • Do you need a high school or HiSET diploma?
  • Do you want to attend college or earn a credential?

If you or someone you care about needs assistance with their education and career goals, JOB1 YouthWorks might be right for you.

 

Are You an In-School Youth?

 

The JOB1 YouthWorks Program may be a good fit if:

  • You’re between 14 and 21 years old 
  • You’re enrolled in school
  • You’re eligible to work in the United States
  • You meet low-income eligibility standards
  • At least one of the following applies to you
    • Foster Child
    • Homeless/runaway
    • Pregnant or parenting
    • Offender
    • Disability
    • Behind one grade level or more
    • Never held gainful employment
    • English Language Learner
    • Basic Skills deficient

 

Summer Jobs

Each summer, JOB1 participates in the Mayor’s Summer Employment initiatives, connecting young adults ages 16 to 24 with Summer Work Experiences throughout the City. To learn more, click here.

JOB1: Your Career Connection

 

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