The Center for Youth Employment, a new office launched by Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray in May, aims to improve youth employment in the city and ensure that they are more prepared for the job market. Through an intersectional approach, the organization strives to empower youth and empower them to find successful careers. Listed below are some of the programs and services offered by the Center for Youth Employment. This will give you a better understanding of how these programs work.
Job training services are also available. Through job placement services, young adults can get training and employment opportunities that fit their preferences. This program helps youth find jobs in a variety of industries, from child care to landscaping. Many of the services provided are free. The only requirement is that you have a verified address. Youth can apply for a job through the program to gain experience and skills necessary for a successful career. After completing the program, the young adult may also get a part-time summer job based on their interests.
Next Step Training aims to strengthen young people’s competitiveness. Next Step Training offers workshops and paid placements that equip youth with skills and experience needed to get a job in the real world. This program allows youth to reflect on their first jobs and visualize what they want to do next. Youth can also get a head start on their career by participating in the programs offered by local employers. You can get more information about these programs by clicking on the links below.