- About Us
- Admission Criteria
The Pathways to Employment program consists of two programs- the Youth/Young Adult Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program and the Independent Living Program.
The goal of the Youth/Young Adult WIOA Program is to assist Brown County youth in accomplishing their education and employment goals to achieve high-demand occupations that will allow the youth to earn a self-sustaining wage.
The goal of the Independent Living Program strives to assist Brown County youth who age out of the foster care system learn how to successfully live independently within the community by accomplishing employment, educational, and life skill goals.
Each youth is expected to meet with their case manager on a monthly basis.
Pathways to Employment services include:
- 1:1 support and guidance that best fits the youth/ young adults needs
- Educational and Career Assessments
- Resume and Cover Letter Development
- Educational goal planning
- Career exploration and development.
- Leadership skill development
- Partnership with the Brown County Job Center
To participate in the Pathways to Employment program, youth must be eligible for their respective program.
- For the WIOA Youth/Young Adult Program: Participants need to be between the ages of 14- 24. Youth must also have a desire to earn an educational credential such as a diploma, degree, or certificate or seek an improvement in their employment status.
- For the Independent Living Program: Participants need to be between the ages of 17.5- 21. Eligibility will be determined by the participants age and the amount of time spent in an out-of-home foster care placement. Staff will work with the respective child welfare agency to determine eligibility.
Contact our Career Services Specialists: (920) 436-4360 ext. 1397 or ext. 1257 [email protected]
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Do I have to finish high school to participate in Pathways to Employment?
You can enroll in the program while still in high school. However, you must have a plan for post-secondary education to obtain a credential in a high-demand occupation.
Is there any cost for the program?
No, there is currently no fee to participate in Pathways to Employment.
Will Pathways to Employment pay for an internship?
The program does have opportunities for paid job shadowing, if it is deemed appropriate.