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WORK READY PROGRAm

 

Coming Spring 2023!

 

Atlanta GLOW's workforce development and education program is a comprehensive youth employment initiative serving in-and out-of-school youth ages 14-25, who face barriers to education, training, and employment. Our program will help participants overcome barriers to employment and make the connection between education and work. Youth will participate in 4 weeks of paid, entry-level work readiness and soft skills training, 8 weeks of paid, seasonal on-the-job training paired with 6 months of career mentoring, credentialing and post-program job placement assistance. 

 

Program Eligibility

Please visit our Program Eligibility page for the criteria required for participation in Atlanta GLOW's programs.

Additionally, our Work Ready program is open only to residents of Cobb County, Georgia.

Program Dates

This is a 12-week program hosted virtually on Tuesdays (4:00 pm - 6:00 pm) AND in person on Saturdays (11 am - 1:00 pm) from May 2 - July 31.

Program Location

The weekly Tuesday sessions of our program are hosted virtually via Zoom. The weekly Saturday sessions are hosted in person at our Mentoring Cafe in Marietta. 

Program Format

  • 4 Weeks of Job Training (2 Sessions/Week)

    • Virtual Tuesday Sessions and In-Person Saturday Sessions

  • 8 Weeks of Part-Time Seasonal Employment (10 Hours/Week)

  • Transportation assistance and refreshments are provided for in-person sessions.

 

Download Parental Consent Form

 

Onboarding Process

Upon receipt of a program application, we require applicants to attend a virtual orientation and complete a 30-minute MBTI Careers assessment. Both steps are required in order to be admitted to the program.

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