Charlestown Youth Center

Organization Name: South County Community Action Agency
Address: 4350 South County Trail
Charlestown, RI 02813
Services Provided:
Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assessment

Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews

Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED


Contextual Learning
- How academic skills apply to the world of work


Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete

Summer Jobs Program

Leadership Development
-How adults conduct themselves in their daily lives
-Independent Living Skills
Job Readiness and Work Experience
Provider Profiles: YouthWORKS411 Program from RI Department of Labor and Training
Summer Youth Employment Program : A six to eight week program operated between June and August for youth ages 14 -24. The program provides youth with work experience opportunities in local businesses, public facilities and non-profit agencies. Work experiences provide youth with hands-on opportunities to develop the skills they will need upon entering the work force. Youth receive a stipend or wage and are required to attain certain benchmarks relative to their job . performance. Youth also participate in a variety of career and personal development activities such as community service projects, field trips to local business and civic events, exposure to post secondary education and training opportunities, and guest speakers from key RI industries.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 7/1/2016