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YOUTHWORKS! is now offering online job readiness workshops and personal job coaching!

At times, COVID-19 has made finding and keeping a job seem impossible, specifically for Idaho’s youth. YOUTHWORKS! is here to help teenagers not only find a job but also gain valuable information in this continuously changing job market. We understand and respect the concerns around attending in-person meetings and groups. That's why we're offering we're offering Job Readiness Workshops and Coaching all summer long via Zoom. 

 

Job Readiness Workshops

What will you get: Learn critical skills required in today’s work environment. Learn where to look for a job, build a resume and prepare for interviews. Learn the fundamentals, basics of getting a job.

Job Readiness Workshops are designed for multiple participants who are 15-24 years old and struggling to find employment.

Participants will be able to:

  • Develop and deliver an elevator speech
  • Identify multiple ways to search for a job
  • Complete a job application without errors
  • Create a professional resume
  • Obtain two professional references
  • Prepare for an interview
  • Answer common interview questions with ease
  • Write a professional thank you letter 

These workshops are facilitated to a small group online via the Zoom platform! There are five, 60 - minute workshops that are held daily for the week they are scheduled. A device that connects to the internet and has camera capabilities is required to complete the workshops.

The Job Readiness Workshop Series will be held daily each week. A new Workshop Series will begin weekly. 

To sign up, complete the form below and we will contact you within two business days.

 

Personal Job Coaching

The Why: Personal Job Coaching is designed to help Idaho’s youth (15-24 years of age) receive one on one guidance as they navigate different options for future employment. We will help you to identify hidden your strengths, market yourself, and start creating a plan for your future! Complete coaching and become an alumni and receive lifelong support job and career support.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify their skills and strengths
  • Create a professional personal brand
  • Research career options that would be a good fit for them and help to make informed education and employment plans
  • Overcome their employment barriers
  • Gain confidence in their ability to obtain employment

Sessions will include:

  • Self-Discovery Assessments
  • Personal Branding & Networking
  • Career Exploration
  • Identifying job opportunities, application assistance, and interview prep coaching
  • Individualized feedback and advice

Personal Job Coaching will be facilitated online via the Zoom platform! Participants will be expected to attend a minimum of four sessions in order to complete the series. Each session is between 60-90 minutes. Sessions can be scheduled around the youth’s availability. A device that connects to the internet and has camera capabilities is required.

Interested in working with a Job Coach? Complete the form below and we will contact you within two business days.

For more information, please see  YOUTHWORKS Frequently Asked Questions