Mon-Fri; 9am-1pm; Oct 15 – April 19; $4,862
VT YouthWorks is a 24-week, graduated employment and training program that helps unemployed or underemployed participants access demand-driven career pathways. Program services will be delivered through the collaboration of Vermont Adult Learning, primarily in the area of adult education and literacy, United Way, with mentoring and service learning opportunities, and Hannaford Career Center (HCC) with workforce preparation and training. Explore a variety of your own interests and strengths while building academic, work readiness, and technical skills. Students in this 24 week program will earn industry recognized certifications, create a personal career plan, and improve workplace skills in reading, writing, and math. The training includes 5 hours a week of work experience in a production wood shop to practice transferable job skills in a hands-on setting. Department of Labor WIOA-eligible students may qualify for free tuition and other assistance as well as $10.50/hour compensation for some work experience hours. Participants receive help funding and applying for and/or pursuing further training. Register now!