Youth Connect, a specialized program within CareerSource Pinellas, seeks to provide “guidance, support, and financial assistance” while placing qualified young adults in academic or vocational training programs. Unlike a temporary work-service program, Youth Connect is designed to give young adults a path to self-sustaining careers. This month P.J. Callaghan is proud to announce placing two Youth Connect participants in full-time positions.
“We’re proud to support our local community by the work we do, but also by the jobs we create. They’ll be working on major projects and learning from some of the most experienced metal construction workers in the business from day one,” said Tobin Robeck, Sr. Vice President.
More about Youth Connect: Eligible individuals are ages 18 to 24 and have a qualifying hardship such as homelessness, foster care recipient, high school drop-outs etc. CareerSource provides academic and career assessment, counseling, assistance with developing a career plan and on-going support. Eligible youth participate in work readiness activities, gain work experience and job related skills. Interested in how your business can help a deserving young adults find a careers? Contact a Youth Career Coordinator today at (727) 470-7565.