Welcome to the Youth Employment Services otherwise known as the YES Program at TeenWorks. Our
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!

Topics Covered:
o Week One: Educational Assessments – TABE Testing

Mindsets

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
 Professional Communication
 Team Building
 Dealing with Difficult Co-Workers

o Week Five: Financial Security
 How to Read Your Pay Stub
 What is Credit
 Establishing Credit

o Week Six: Preparing for Careers
 Resume Development
 Interviewing Skills Prep

Other Assistance and Opportunities
 Employment Placement
 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 Application

Apply Here