The Youth Program of the Workforce Investment
Act (WIA) provides opportunities for assistance in both academic and
occupational learning; developing leadership skills; and preparing for
further education, additional training, and eventual
Youth must be between the ages of 14-21; meet
income, citizenship, and Selective Service requirements; and be
experiencing barriers to their educational and employment goals.
Support Services including:
- Child care
- Occupational licenses
Other helpful information:
Job Corps web site by the U.S. Department of Labor or call (800) 733-5627.
is a complete resource for job seekers and employers.
has wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, state by
state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts
nationwide, and an extensive career resource library online.
Voyages provides exploration of career options.
Volunteer Center of
Cedar Valley is a great resource for volunteering and increasing
Skills provides a life skills evaluation.
to Services for Job Seekers
For additional information,