Posted on August 9, 2016
To support a Career Specialist who will be responsible for supervising and administering the new Career Launch program at their Union Club. The Career Specialist will guide 75 youth ages 16 to 18 in career exploration and planning, including introductions to different career paths. They will collaborate with the business community to provide workshops, mock interviews, internship and employment opportunities, and career mentors. Through one-on-one and group career counseling, engaging experiential activities, and exposure to career opportunities, they hope to prepare the teens with the work readiness, interpersonal and soft skills needed as they prepare to enter post-secondary education and the workforce. Their clubs in thirteen locations throughout Union County provide youth development and education programs to over 10,000 young people ages 5-18, with a daily attendance of over 750 youth.