goal of this program is to see 18-24 year olds gainfully employed and or enrolled in college or an advanced training program.
Developing a career can be difficult. That is why we are here to accompany you along this journey. We
want to help!
The YES Program Offers-
Professional Development: YES Program participants meet twice a week, every week
until all modules are completed. Participants will be paid for their time @ $15 an hour for the six hours we meet
weekly. Lunch will be provided. Classes will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the TeenWorks Office Building on the first floor. We will coordinate with your school/ABE classes to make sure you can attend both!
o Week One: Educational Assessments – TABE Testing
o Week Two: Career Planning and Goal Setting
Complete the ICE Career Assessment
o Week Three: Introduction to Employment
Dressing for Success
Ethics, Integrity, and Reliability
How to Keep a Job
o Week Four: Succeeding in the Workplace
Dealing with Difficult Co-Workers
o Week Five: Financial Security
How to Read Your Pay Stub
What is Credit
o Week Six: Preparing for Careers
Interviewing Skills Prep
Other Assistance and Opportunities
Job Coaching During Employment
High School Equivalency Completion Classes and Testing
Advanced Skills Training Opportunities at Ivy Tech and Other Schools
Assistance Navigating College Applications, Scholarships and Financial Aid Applications
24 months of follow up services – we want to help you stay employed and or in school!
Referrals to community resources
Barrier removal assistance
If you have any questions regarding the TeenWorks YES Program, please contact LaToya Morrow at [email protected] or 317-916-7962.
Our offices are located on the campus of Ivy Tech off Fall Creek and Meridian. You can find us in the
Culinary Arts / Conference Center building located at 2820 N. Meridian Street. Take the elevator to the
12th floor and follow the sign that says “TeenWorks”.
YES Program ApplicationApply Here