WIA Youth Program

Job Readiness Program for Ages 16-21

Are you 16-21 years old?
Are you out of school?
And
Looking to make a positive change in your life?
If the answer is yes, please read further.

Have you ever asked these questions?
     What do I want to be when I grow up?
     What careers are in demand?
     Where can I find training to develop skills for some of these in demand careers?
     I didn’t graduate from high school but would like to further my education.   Where can I start?
     I have very little or no work history. How can I get some work experience?
     Where can I get training to help me become more job-ready?

If you have asked any of these questions, we would be happy to assist you in finding some answers.

Seneca County Workforce Development & Youth Bureau offers a program to assist youth/young adults in preparing for the world of work. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive workforce preparation program that meets the participant’s needs in reaching desired short-term and long-term goals, both educational and employment related.

Some of the services offered through this program are:
   Assessment of Skills, Interests, and Abilities      Career Exploration & Guidance
   Job Readiness Training                                      Work Experience Opportunities
   Referrals to Appropriate Agencies                   Developing Leadership Skills
   Educational Opportunities

For more information on eligibility requirements and program specifics please contact Deborah McGrimley, Youth Coordinator, at 315-539-1901 or dmcgrimley@co.seneca.ny.us.

Posted January 28th, 2015 - Workforce & Youth Services
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Seneca County Job Leads – 1/26/15

The attached job leads are prepared by Seneca County Workforce Development & Youth Bureau. Visit the office located on the 2nd floor of 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo to take advantage of our services, which include resume preparation, a fully equipped Resource Room, a variety of workshops based on job search topics (including interviewing, job searching, and several others), individual counseling and assessment, information on training opportunities and MUCH, MUCH MORE!  Seneca County Job Leads

Posted January 27th, 2015 - Workforce & Youth Services
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Small Business Development

Thinking about starting or expanding your business? Are you already in the planning stages? The SBDC (Small Business Development Center) can help! Get answers to your questions about legalities, business plans, financing, marketing and the realities of being a business owner. The SBDC can maneuver you around the obstacles of success. Please see the attached press release for more details.  SBDC Press Release

The SBDC will be located at Seneca County Workforce Development & Youth Bureau, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo on the third Tuesday of each month.

Make an appointment by calling 315-539-1905. Appointments are available from 9:00a.m. – 4:30p.m. Please allow 1 hour for a first time appointment.

The next session will be next Tuesday, January 20th.

Posted January 15th, 2015 - Workforce & Youth Services
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MyFreeTaxes provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing assistance for qualified individuals. It’s easy, safe, secure, and FREE!!! This program empowers working individuals and families with low-to-moderate income to access free tax preparation and filing assistance services online. Go to http://www.myfreetaxes.com and check out the 3 easy steps that will help you to process your taxes.  MyFreeTaxes Flyer

Posted January 8th, 2015 - Workforce & Youth Services
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January Calendar of Events – Geneva Career Center

Please view the attached file for upcoming workshops at the Geneva Finger Lakes Works-NYS Department of Labor. To register for any of these workshops or for more information please contact (315) 789-1771. (more…)

Posted December 22nd, 2014 - Workforce & Youth Services
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January Calendar of Events – Seneca County

Please view the attached file for upcoming trainings at Seneca County Workforce Development & Youth Bureau. To register for any of these events or for more information please contact (315) 539-1905. (more…)

Posted December 22nd, 2014 - Workforce & Youth Services