Youth Services & Young Adult Services
WorkSource Coastal provides employment and training services resources for youth, ages 16-24 who are both in and out-of-school. Our focus is on career and educational development, work readiness training and work experience placements. The goal is to help young people understand the importance of education and classroom learning. The youth we support understand the importance of education, but lack resources and face many barriers. Our services help to connect youth who are in search of identifying a career pathway to academic and/or employment opportunities.
Primary services funded include:
- Leadership Development
- Employer and College Tours
- Guidance and Counseling
- Youth Resource Network
- Work Readiness
- Work Experience
- Summer Programs
- Occupational Training
For more information contact the service provider in your area.
Chatham County – 912-354-6174
Bryan, Liberty, and Long – 912-332-7908
Bulloch, Effingham, and Screven – 912-681-4134
Camden, Glynn, and McIntosh – 912-275-7379
Jobs for Georgia’s Graduates (JGG)
The Out-of-School (OOS) Jobs for Georgia’s Graduates Program operated by the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) National Network, is designed to serve youth, ages 16-24 that have left the traditional school system and is interested in completing requirements for a high school diploma or attain a GED. The primary mission of this JGG Model program is to recover dropouts and to provide an array of counseling, employability and technical skills development, professional association, job development, and job placement services that will result in either a quality job leading to a career after graduation and/or enrollment in a postsecondary education and training program.
A trained JGG Career Specialist provides counseling and classroom instruction. Participants are also equipped with employability skills in 20 employability competencies that will prepare them for the workplace. These competencies are organized in the following six competency categories: career development, job attainment, job survival, basic skills, leadership and self-development, and personal skills competencies.