Youth Opportunity Center
Part of the State’s Youthworks411 system, the Youth Center provides academic and occupational assessment and exploration, employment assistance, paid and unpaid work experiences, intensive case management, job coaching, leadership skills, life skills training, tracking and follow up. Open to youth ages 14 -24 years old, for both in-school and out-of-school.
Paid Summer Work Preparation and Career Exploration Program
A six week program operated between June and August for youth ages 14 -24. The program provides youth with work experience opportunities in local businesses, public facilities and non-profit agencies. Work experiences provide youth with hands-on opportunities to develop the skills they will need upon entering the work force. Youth receive wages and other payments upon attaining certain benchmarks relative to their job performance. Youth also participate in a variety of career and personal development activities such as community service projects, field trips, post secondary exploration, and guest speakers from key RI industries.
For more information on youth employment services, contact us at 401-519-1909.