Educate. Empower. Employ.

PYC connects you with employment and training services that will change your life. Learn more below!

Educate.

The staff at Palmetto Youth Connections believes that a strong academic foundation will increase chances for success in vocational training and in employment. PYC offers a variety of structured learning opportunities that are customized to fit each participant’s needs.

  • Tutoring
  • GED or High School Diploma Classes
  • Basic skills refresher courses in math and reading
  • WorkKeys Prep Classes

Empower.

Have you ever wondered how you can get a good job without having experience? Palmetto Youth Connections is here to help! We offer a variety of services that you can use to build your résumé and stand out from the pack!

Assessment

Participants are matched with a Career Coach who will assess your interests, needs and skill levels throughout the program. These assessments are used to develop your customized pathway to employment.

Services

Palmetto Youth Connections offers a variety of employment related services that will prepare you for a successful future. Our goal is identify your needs and offer services that develop your strengths and improve your weaknesses. We want you to take advantage of the services you need to secure a job in one of our area’s leading industries!

  • Vocational Training
  • Internships
  • Mentoring
  • Job Readiness Workshops
  • Career Exploration
  • One-on-one guidance from a trained and certified Career Coach!

Earn While You Learn!

We want you to stay motivated while you work towards achieving your goals! Palmetto Youth Connections offers an incentive program where you earn money as you achieve specific milestones in the program.

Supportive Services

We know you want to be successful, but sometimes life gets in the way. Palmetto Youth Connections can help you overcome the barriers that are preventing you from your reaching your employment goals. We can offer:

  • Supplies for job training
  • Payment for pre-screening assessments (background checks, health screenings and urinalysis)
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Childcare Assistance
  • And more!

Employ.

Palmetto Youth Connections will provide you with the skills and resources you need to start your career. Our Career Smart workshop will expose you to the expectations employers have when interviewing, hiring and evaluating new employees. Participants learn about:

  • Professional Interview Attire
  • Interviews
  • Résumé development
  • Time management
  • On the job safety
Participants who have demonstrated that they are ready for employment will work with their Career Coach to find a great job that will lead them to a brighter future!