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Youth & Young Adult Employment

Youth & Young Adult Employment

Youth & Young Adult Employment programming assists young adults in Erie and Ottawa counties with educational and occupational training, case management and supportive services. Other services may include mentoring, leadership courses and other needs.



Get started with Ready to Work

Ready to Work Brochure Cover

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 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

 

Download one of our Ready to Work brochures to learn more:

Ready to Work Erie County

Ready to Work Ottawa County


Pre-screen form

Download a pre-screen form here to start your application today.

Forms can be filled out and returned to bsnusser@glcap.org.  

Eligibility Guidelines

The Ready to Work Youth program is available for those ages 14-24 in Erie and 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

 

Locations


Erie County Department
of Job and Family Services

221 W. Parish Street
Sandusky, Ohio 44870
419-627-4458

 

Ottawa County Department
of Job and Family Services
8043 W. St. Re. 163
Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449
419-707-8634

Ready to Work participant graduates from Vanguard

After receiving her graduation certificate, Mckala Hatt could not help but think back to all the difficult setbacks she faced this past year. Her father passed away two months into starting class, and she soon discovered that she was pregnant with her fourth child.

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Ready to Work Youth Program participant opens business in Norwalk

Katelynn Barnhart cuts the ribbon in front of her own business, Beauty Body & Beyond, on June 1. Less than two years ago, she came to Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP) seeking guidance for her career.

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