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Youth Workshops

Youth Workshops at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center are open and available to all youth, ages 16 through 24.  Workshops are generally offered throughout the month on Thursday afternoon from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at PPWFC, unless otherwise noted.  Please be sure to check our calendar for workshop topic and register in advance to reserve your spot.
 
There is no cost to attend the workshops; however, you must first set up an account  in the state database, Connecting Colorado to attend. To set up your account, click here.
 
For a list of adult workshops currently being offered, click here.  Youth workshops are designated by "YZ" preceding the workshop name.
 
For more information about the Youth Workshops and to sign up, call 719.667.3860.
 
 

Job Corps Info Session Job Corps will be hosting a monthly “ Job Corps Information Session” for young adults ages, 16-24, at Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Room 1120, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. For more info, contact Wanda Simms at 719 505-4479 or 719 667-3884 or simms.wanda@jobcorps.org



YZ Be a Superstar at Work You’ve got the job, now keep the job! Learn how to communicate with your employer and be the best representative of your employer that you can be! We discuss how to navigate the working world and how to meet your employer’s expectations!

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YZ Ready-Set-Work Do you have what it takes to find a job and nail the interview? Comprehensive job readiness training.

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YZ Résumé Writing and Filling Out Applications Get your résumé right and get the job! We can help you develop an impressive résumé. Have you struggled to put together a solid résumé when your work history is spotty or even nonexistent? Then this is the workshop for you!

For more info or to reserve a seat for this event, click here



YZ WIOA Orientation An overview of the WIOA Program for Youth. Learn how we can help you find a job, pay for school, and much more! In addition, your reading and math skills will be assessed to help determine your eligibility to participate in the program. Sessions are every Thursday. Don’t miss this opportunity to start mapping out your road to success. Sign up today!

For more info or to reserve a seat for this event, click here



Careers 101: Career Scene Investigation (CareerScope) is a computerized interest and aptitude assessment and exploration tool to survey interests, occupations, required training, wages and labor market information for clues to your career plan. PREREQUISITE: Must have basic computer and internet skills. Available during Open Lab hours: Monday: 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday: 9:00 to 12 Noon Wednesday: 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday: 9:00 to 12 Noon Friday: 9:00 to 2:00 p.m.



Open Lab Open Lab is available everyday to help you improve your keyboarding, test your office skills knowledge, learn basic computer skills, and enhance your emotional intelligence. During Open Lab you can test for MS Word, Excel, Windows. No registration necessary. This is a COMPUTER-BASED, SELF-PACED LAB. A lab assistant is available to help you. Open Lab Times; Monday: 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday: 9:00 to 12 Noon Wednesday: 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday: 9:00 to 12 Noon Friday: 9:00 to 2:00 p.m.




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Upcoming Events
06.14.2016
07.12.2016
Job Corps Info Session

06.07.2016
06.23.2016
Interview 101: Preparing For The Interview

06.09.2016
06.21.2016
Job Search 201: H.I.R.E.D. (Helpful Internet Resources on Employment & Development)

06.13.2016
06.27.2016
Job Search 401: LinkedIn and Your Job Search

06.08.2016
06.16.2016
06.22.2016
06.30.2016
Résumé 201: Create a Better Résumé

06.16.2016
Basics Computer- Part 1

06.06.2016
06.14.2016
06.20.2016
06.28.2016
Job Search 101: Intro to PPWFC Orientation

06.21.2016
YZ Ready-Set-Work

06.29.2016
YZ Résumé Writing and Filling Out Applications

06.28.2016
MS Word Skills -Part 2

06.15.2016
YZ Be a Superstar at Work

06.02.2016
Kelly Services Hiring Event - Monument:

06.02.2016
Front Range Exteriors Hiring Event:

06.06.2016
Hampton Inn Central Air Force Academy – Colorado Springs Hiring Event:

06.07.2016
Peak Structural Hiring Event:

06.07.2016
The Academy Hotel Hiring Event:

06.07.2016
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