Services For Youth

Services For YouthGoodwill Youth Services partners with local school districts to improve the job skills of high school graduates and/or support their ongoing education. The program instructs Cincinnati’s youth in resume writing, job applications and interview skills.

Goodwill and Bridging the Gap connect recent graduates of Cincinnati Public Schools with career counseling, continuing education and job skills training. The program focuses on linking the community’s youth with resources to obtain entry level positions and/or further their individualized educations.

By partnering with local school districts, Goodwill counselors discuss the process of employment with students including resume development, job applications, and the interview process.

Goodwill Youth Services are designed to:

  • Help youth explore career choices and prepare for future jobs
  • Support youth in making positive vocational decisions
  • Empower youth to become contributing members of their community

Goodwill Youth Services work by:

  • Educating youth regarding employment
  • Preparing youth to enter the workforce
  • Supporting youth by engaging community resources

How can you make a difference?

  • Share your experience by becoming a work place mentor and help youth gain experience in a variety of work environments.
  • Become a business partner and offer your place of business for job shadowing or supervised training.
  • Contribute to the growth of our local economy by hiring a young adult from our program.

 

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For more information about Goodwill’s Youth Services, email mvanderwerker@cincigoodwill.org or call (513) 771-4800 x 6231.

 

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