Santa Cruz County Workforce Investment Act (SCC WIA) Youth Program
The SCC WIA Youth Program is an important avenue to career development. This program is helpful to the youth in our community to develop a sense of responsibility and provide them with valuable work experience. The program is structured to teach the participants 12 basic work readiness skills; 6 work readiness skills to be learned in a classroom setting and 6 work readiness skills to be learned through work experience.
6 Work Readiness Skills to Be Learned in the Classroom
Making Career Decisions
Using Labor Market Information
Interviews / Writing Follow- Up Letters
Survival/Daily Living Skills
6 Work Readiness Skills to Be Learned Through Work Experience
Maintaining Regular Attendance
Being Constantly Punctual
Exhibiting Appropriate Behavior
Presenting Appropriate Attire
Demonstrating Good Interpersonal Skills
Completing Tasks Effectively
More About the Program
The SCC WIA Youth Program also participates in community involvement, educational activities, learning basic life skills and partnering with community organizations throughout Santa Cruz County.
Space is limited to a limited number of eligible participants.
One-Stop Career Center
The Santa Cruz County One-Stop Career Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.