Services for Youth
JumpStart Success - YouthWorks' work-readiness and career exploration training. Learn about yourself and how your skills, talents and things that make you happy connect to the larger world of work and careers. Complete this training and put it on your resume. Any future employer will be impressed. And, you'll be ready to create a career plan, conduct a job search, develop a resume and learn the ins and outs of interviewing and being successful in the workplace.
Job Tours - YouthWorks arranges on-site visits to companies that match your career interests. Learn from professionals in the field and see if you could see yourself in that career.
Job Shadowing - YouthWorks arranges in-depth visits to job sites so you can see first-hand what a day might be like at your dream career
Cool Hot Jobs Workshop Series - YouthWorks brings in professionals from in-demand careers in Southwestern Pennsylvania to help you see the great opportunities that await you if you prepare. You'll learn about salaries and educational preparation for a wide range of jobs in fields such as:
- Information Technology
- Criminal Justice
- Architecture and Construction
- And more...
Employment opportunities - YouthWorks funds work opportunities at community based organizations and works with businesses in the area to provide first-time work experience.
Your organization can tap into these services immediately by informing the youth in your program (send emails; post flyers; meet in person; encourage them to sign up for JobBlast, etc.). Check out the YouthWorks Activities Calendar for dates, times and RSVP directions. Or, call YouthWorks at 412.281.6629.
Unless otherwise stated, all activities will take place at the YouthWorks office:
2400 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203