Youth Programs

 

CareerSource Pasco Hernando offers a youth program designed to provide eligible 18-24 year olds with a variety of options to learn about career opportunities and to gain the skills necessary to succeed in the workplace. Valuable skills obtained through workshops, skills & abilities assessments, internships, job shadowing, industry tours, exposure to professional environments and short term occupational training, help to increase long‐term job prospects. Service Learning Projects are undertaken where youth play an active role in improving their community while learning the value of community service. Career exploration, resume development, interviewing skills, and labor market information are additional service strategies provided giving CareerSource Pasco Hernando youth an advantage in entering the world of work.

FAQ

Q: How do I Apply?

A: Visit a Career Source Pasco Hernando office location near you or Apply Online 

Once you click on apply now, you will be redirected to Log In.  You will enter your last name and Social Security Number.  (If you have not registered with our system, you will have to complete a registration form.  Once you have completed the registration form, you can then return to this section, click on Apply Online and you will be redirected to log in.)  Once you are logged in, you will be taken to the “Customer Dashboard” and you will select Youth Services in the green area.  You will be redirected to this page, click on Apply Online, view the Media (green button) and complete the online application. Completing the Registration does not mean you have applied.  You must view the media video and complete the program application.

Q: How Do I Qualify for the Program?

A: The program provides opportunities for out-of-school, Pasco or Hernando county youth, ages 18-24, with a barrier to employment (high school dropout, homeless, runaway, foster child, teen parent, offender, basic skills deficiency) Income restrictions may apply.  

Q: What kind of job will I get?

A: The one that’s right for you! In-depth career assessment and career exploration coupled with knowledge of the local labor market and a positive attitude are your keys to success. 

If you need further assistance or have trouble registering, please contact the Youth Specialist closest to the area in which you live:

New Port Richey – Brittany Rodriguez: Tel: 727-484-3422, Email: brodriguez@careersourcepascohernando.com

Spring Hill – Glenn Anderson: Tel: 352-200-3041, Email: ganderson@careersourcepascohernando.com

Dade City - Erik Hicks, Career Coach 813-377-1314 Email: ehicks@careersourcepascohernando.com

Derrick Anderson, Workforce Development Specialist 352-428-3263 Email: danderson@careersourcepascohernando.com