JumpStart Success Curriculum
Your Guide for Job Readiness and Career Exploration
When youth succeed, we all benefit. YouthWorks specializes in career exploration and workforce development programs and services for youth and teenagers to help them understand their career choices and succeed in preparing for their future. YouthWorks' programming is built around our key tool - the JumpStart Success curriculum.
Help Youth Prepare for Success
The JumpStart Success curriculum allows any school or community-based organization to offer comprehensive, interactive job readiness trainings and workshops to their students and clients. This curriculum provides a hands-on learning experience for individuals, or groups of young people, 14-25 years old.
Aligned with National Academic Standards for Career Education and Work
The JumpStart Success curriculum is aligned to National Academic Standards for Career Education and Work. This alignment ensures that our nation's youth are equipped with the core competencies associated with entry-level positions, as well as the tools to navigate their individualized career plans.
The JumpStart Success curriculum also puts a special emphasis on creating a level playing field for youth living in disadvantaged communities and dealing with challenges like poverty, homelessness, and living in foster care.
Successful Track Record
YouthWorks has field-tested the JumpStart Success curriculum successfully for more than 15 years in the Pittsburgh area. This powerful program has gained wide acceptance from youth-serving organizations, educators and civic leaders.
JumpStart Success is the Curriculum of Choice
JumpStart Success is the work readiness and career exploration curriculum of choice for educators, nonprofits and community-based organizations throughout the United States. By offering the JumpStart Success career development and exploration curriculum at your organization, you will help prepare your teenagers and young adults for a positive, productive, successful life after high school.