The success of Palmetto Youth Connections depends on:


Developing partnerships with local businesses is imperative to our nation’s future workforce. Partnering with Palmetto Youth Connections will provide participants stable work experience, employment skills and job training that will make them competitive job candidates in today’s labor market.

Please contact us if you are interested in supporting our youth as they pursue their career goals.

Work Experience

Work Experiences are short-term structured learning experiences for young professionals with limited or no employment history.

Benefits of a Work Experience for Young Professionals:

  • Ability to gain hands on experience in a career industry of interest
  • Develop and practice work readiness skills in a professional environment.
  • Gain mentors and a network of contacts in the industry of interest.

Benefits to your business:

Each young professional participating in a Work Experience will work closely with a Career Coach who will monitor their job performance. At the end of the Work Experience you will have a potential job candidate who is trained specifically to meet your company’s expectations. Participants are monitored and evaluated in the following areas:

  • Attendance and Punctuality
  • Appearance
  • Taking Initiative
  • Quality of Work
  • Communication Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Critical Thinking
  • Workplace Policies and Safety

Community Organizations

Palmetto Youth Connections couldn’t serve youth without the support of its partners! If you are a Community Organization that thinks you can support the mission and goals of PYC, please contact us! We’d love to hear from you!