For more information please call:
Schools and Community Partners – 316-771-6636
Parents and Youth – 316-771-6620
Job Experience Application*
*Placements are based on availability.
Thank you for your interest in the Youth Employment Project. The application period for the 2017 project has closed. Please check back February 2018 to apply for the 2018 YEP project.
If you have a job to report from 2017 YEP, please fill out the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017YEPOutcomes. All completed surveys received by August 31, 2017 will be entered in a drawing to win a $50 gift card.
YEP Workshops 2017
Young adults will earn a badge for each workshop they complete and a Certificate after completing a series of three workshops (Essential Skills, Customer Service and Financial Literacy) at the Wichita Workforce Center. Workshops will be held in a one day session from 9am – 4pm. Lunch will be served.
*Prior to attending a workshop, you must go to www.KANSASWORKS.com and register with a PLUS account (no cost). Or please visit your local Workforce Center for assistance. If you do not register on KANSASWORKS.com at least one day in advance, you will not be allowed to complete the workshop.*
2017 Upcoming Workshop Dates:
May 18, 19, 23, 25
June 1, 8, 14, 28
Youth Essential Skills Certificate
The WA supports young adults in finding employment by assisting with the creation of resumes, searching for jobs, and preparing for interviews. WA recognizes that young adults entering the workforce may need additional education in soft skills, customer service and money management prior to obtaining employment.
To help address the issue of “soft skills” or work ethic, YEP 2017 will provide an Essential Skills Certificate. The curriculum is designed to teach business etiquette, customer service, money handling and address the unspoken rules of the workplace. Young adults will earn a badge for each workshop they complete and a Certificate after completing a series of three workshops (Essential Skills, Customer Service and Financial Literacy) at the Wichita Workforce Center. Workshops can be taken separately on Tuesday evenings or together as a two-day session (times listed below). Workshops begin in April and include:
- Essential Skills
- Customer Service
- Job Fair Etiquette
- Financial Literacy