What is HIRE Me?

HIRE Me is an in-school program that provides work-readiness training, career mentorship, service learning opportunities, and career exploration experiences. HIRE Me is also a direct pipeline for entry into our HIRE summer employment program, a capstone experience for YouthWorks’ participants, connecting them with quality internship and employment opportunities within corporate, government, and nonprofit organizations.

How does HIRE Me work?

Participants meet one day a week beginning in October through the end of May. 

What are the benefits of HIRE Me?

Participants will gain lifelong skills through a combination of five critical areas of career development, including: work readiness training, career exploration, career mentoring, service learning and certification attainment.

HIRE Me sessions and workshop topics can include:

  • Life skills: Developing and Maintaining Healthy Relationships
  • Post-Secondary Education: College and Trade School Tours and Financial Aid and Scholarship Resources
  • Entrepreneurship: Branding, Marketing, and Profit and Loss

Who is eligible for HIRE Me?

To be eligible for HIRE Me, youth must meet the following criteria:

  • Be between the ages of 14 and 18 years old
  • Commit to attending meetings once a week from October through May

Who to contact:

If you are interested in applying and your child meets the above criteria, please contact: 

Phone: 412-632-1756

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