Youth Employment Programs

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Taxonomy Code: ND-6500.9800

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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YOUTHBUILD LONG ISLAND-BRENTWOODProvides unemployed young adults, ages 18-24, the opportunity to transform their lives and roles in society. Enables participants to continue their education, learn job skills and serve their communities by building green, energy efficient and affordable housing. Other career certifications offered include Certified Nursing Assistant, Early Child Care, Home Health Aide, Dietary Aide, Medical Billing and Coding, Mechanics Helper and Manufacturing. YouthBuild curriculum integrates academics with life skills. Students spend 6-12 months dividing their time between a housing construction site and an education facility which provides TASC (formerly GED) education, job training, career advancement, leadership development, counseling and graduate support.SuffolkYOUTHBUILD LONG ISLAND-BRENTWOODUNITED WAY OF LONG ISLAND
YOUTHBUILD LONG ISLAND-HEMPSTEADProvides unemployed young adults, ages 18-24, the opportunity to transform their lives and roles in society. Enables participants to continue their education, learn job skills and serve their communities by building green, energy efficient and affordable housing. Other career certifications offered include Certified Nursing assistant, Early Child Care, Home Health Aide, Dietary Aide, Medical Billing and Coding, Mechanics Helper and Manufacturing. YouthBuild curriculum integrates academics with life skills.Students spend 6-12 months dividing their time between a housing construction site and an education facility which provides TASC (formerly GED) education, job training, career advancement, leadership development, counseling and graduate support.SuffolkYOUTHBUILD LONG ISLAND-HEMPSTEADUNITED WAY OF LONG ISLAND

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