The purpose of a work experience initiative is to provide vocational services pertaining to student employment under Opportunity Now, in partnership with State Workforce Commission offices. This program helps students with personal and/or social barriers to gain work-readiness training, valuable exposure, and employment opportunities. Through this program, students can earn up to 240-hours of on-the-job work-based experiences.
What’s the benefit for your Business?
You can become an intricate part of assisting youth who may struggle with securing employment as they transition into the workforce. You receive the support of a job coach who directly assists withthe training. This lessens the amount of manpower needed. Employers could potentially receive the following benefits: wage and tax reimbursement, direct pay for employees and other benefits to your business.