YOUTH PROGRAMS

Worksites Needed for Youth

Host a youth’s summer or after school work experience! Be a part of making Delaware County’s future workforce great by giving a youth experience working at your company. The youth’s

wages are covered by the program, but the great experience requires great employers. Come be part of the future!

Please contact Joan Chicklo for more information:

 chickloj@co.delaware.pa.us

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Youth Participant Programs

Are you 16-24 and ready to start your future?  Check out these programs:

Community Action Agency of Delaware County’s Allied Health Youth Program (AHYP) provides a career pathway opportunity for out-of-school youth, ages 17-24. Youth are provided training and hands on experience through

on-site classes and clinical partnerships in a medical setting. Youth can obtain two national certifications through this program:  Clinical Medical Assistant and Customer Services.  AHYP offers youth the perfect opportunity to fast track into a Career in Healthcare.  For more information please call (610) 874-8451.

Chester Education Foundation’s “Blueprint for Success” is an innovative and successful workforce development program that seeks to transform the lives of out-of-school youth ages 18-24 who live in the city of Chester and/or Delaware County. This program provides out-of-school youth with astructured and supportive environment to pursue their educational and career goals. The overall goal ofthis program is to provide program participants with intensive, culturally relevant services that assistthem in discovering and pursuing career pathways, education, and training in in-demand fields that willsignificantly improve their socio-economic trajectory.

Eckerd Youth Alternatives Multicultural Family Services Preparing Older Youth for Success (POYS) provides GED Instruction, Workforce Readiness and employment support services for older youth between the ages of 18-24 who are looking for opportunities to obtain their GED and transition to area institutions of higher learning orobtain employment.