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21st Century Workforce Initiative - Paid Work Experience Program - Informational Meeting (Session Two)
with William Laney
For Youth (16-24) No longer Attending the K-12 System
The 21st Century Workforce Initiative is a 10-week, paid work experience program being offered through the Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with Lawrence and Skowhegan Adult Education Programs and the Skowhegan Career Center.
Successful candidates will work 20 hours per week with a local employer at $10 per hour, after taking part in no-cost, individualized education and/or mentoring.
Participants will be matched with local employers based on individual career interest assessment results.
with Brian Lewia
Focusing on the safe use of tools and machines, each student will build a project of their choosing or bring in a project(s) that needs to be completed or repaired. Students will be responsible for the purchase of materials needed for individual projects.
The first class will focus on choosing a project, selecting materials, and developing a consruction plan.
Instruction on machine use will begin during the second class.
Work in the shop will begin during the third session.
Attendance is required for the first night of class for continued participation in this class.