Youth & Young Adult Employment
Youth & Young Adult Employment programming assists young adults in Ottawa County with educational and occupational training, case management and supportive services. Other services may include mentoring, leadership courses and other needs.
Get Ready to Work
GLCAP Ready to Work Youth employment programming assists youth and young adults with educational and occupational training, case management and supportive services. Other services may include mentoring, leadership courses and other needs.
The Ready to Work Youth program can help with
• Earning your high school diploma or GED.
• Developing leadership ability, finance management, and other life skills
• Connecting you to job placements, internships, and other opportunities.
• Much more
Hear from our staff about the benefits of the Ready to Work Youth program
The Ready to Work Youth program is available for youth and young adults ages 16-24 in Ottawa County.
Programs assist youth and young adults who are identified as having barriers to employment. We assist those who:
- Are pregnant or a young parent
- Have dropped out of high school
- Are a current or former foster child
- Are involved with the court system
- Are homeless
- Have a disability
- Are low-income
For the first two months of college, Wen Long Chen was spending much of his days just getting to and from classes. “When the first day started, I was still walking to school. Probably an hour away from here,” he recalled.Job Training and Placement
Job Corps Scholars helped Terra State Community College student Steven Richardson earn his interactive media certification as he works towards a career in video game development.Workforce