Youth Opportunities Unlimited! (YOU) Virtual Orientation
The Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) Program provides information and guidance to youth ages 16-24 on In-demand careers throughout the Coastal Bend and allows Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) youth program participants to experience these careers through on-going, meaningful career exploration and subsidized employment activities. These activities are designed to immerse youth into the world of work.
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Workforce Professionals are virtually available to assist you by phone, text, email, and online.
(361) 882-7491 – email@example.com – workforcesolutionsbc.org
WFSCB BuildEd Entrepreneurship Program
Entrepreneurship isn’t just about starting a business. Entrepreneurship has become an essential skill set to thrive in the modern economy. This career pathway can be harnessed by anyone that has an entrepreneurial mindset and skill set. This 5-week workshop teaches youth interested teaches youth the ins and outs of starting up a business.
WFSCB Out-of-School Youth Program
This program is dedicated to assisting youth with drop-out recovery, vocational training for in-demand jobs, as well as work experience opportunities. Drop-out recovery is about reconnecting youth with their chosen education path, to help them re-start their college journey. We connect youth to partner programs to obtain their GED or Diploma, as well as supporting youth that has attended some college and did not finish. WFSCB has research-based labor market intelligence for in-demand jobs in the coastal bend region. Speak to a workforce professional to qualify eligible out-of-school youth for supportive services and vocational training for in-demand occupations. Paid and unpaid work experience is also available to learn essential skills and employer-driven hard skills, enhancing their marketability to employers.
All youth in the WFSCB program have access to Career and education counseling, resume building, interview coaching, job referrals, and other services that support youth in gaining employment. Speak to a Youth Counselor today for more information about these and many other Youth Services and Programs. Click Here to contact a Youth Counselor near you.
Services provided to program participants include the following:
- – Local Labor Market Intelligence
- – Informative Workshops
- – Financial Aid Guidance
- – Alternative Education Options
- – Referrals to Community Partners
- – Career Exploration Activities
- – Employment Tools
- – Financial Literacy
Jobs & Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program
The JET program provides grants to eligible educational institutions to defray the start-up costs associated with developing career and technical education programs.
Texas Career Signing Day
Texas Career Signing Day is a new statewide initiative that provides an opportunity for TWC to recognize and celebrate high school students choosing to enter career pathways leading to in-demand careers and occupations directly from high school.