Bucks Co Career Center now serve NE Philly Youth

Posted by Bucks County Center for Young Professionals on December 5, 2016

FREE Job Readiness/Career Exploration, Job Placement & GED Preparation for Young Adults

To assist out-of-school young adults, ages 16 to 24, in Bucks County and North East Philadelphia enter the emerging workforce and achieve their future goals — secure a better paying job, advance their career, earn a better wage, build life skills and gain self sufficiency – the Bucks County Center for Young Professionals at the PA CareerLink® Bucks County is offering FREE training, workshops and GED preparation to qualified young adults.

The Bucks County Center for Young Professionals at the PA CareerLink® Bucks County provides FREE job search assistance, coaching, transition planning, resume preparation and certification preparation for the National Retail Federation and ServSafe exam to youth who have graduated high school and are looking for employment and youth who have dropped out of school [ages 16 – 24] in the Bucks County area who are seeking full time employment.

Only 10 miles from Center City Philadelphia, The Bucks County Center for Young Professionals at the PA CareerLink® Bucks County is conveniently located near public transportation. Morning and afternoon hours are available to serve both Bucks County and North East Philadelphia young adults ages 16-24 who need their GED and assistance finding a job.

These programs are offered in collaboration with the Buck County Workforce Development Board. The BC-WDB is a business-led board that provides the leadership and resources necessary to encourage a flourishing workforce and company-wide economic well-being. The organization stems from the Workforce Innovative Opportunity Act and other grant-funded programs and its mission is to provide the leadership necessary to develop, direct and promote a comprehensive network of resources and services for area businesses as well as adults and young adults looking for employment.

“This group has been targeted because of its history of high unemployment,” stated Terece Torquato, Youth Operations Manager. “Our goal is to coach, train and place out-of-school youth into entry level high-growth, high-demand occupations”.

Call Amanda Vogelman at 215-781-1073 ext. 2273 to schedule an appointment or attend an orientation session.

Contact Info: Terece Torquato
Youth Operations Manager
215-781-1073 ext. 2210

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