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Youth Employment Specialist/Hireability

The Youth Employment Services Program at the SEA can provide you with the support of a Youth Employment Specialist (YES) while you are in High School. The YES will support you to explore your interests that may connect to different types of careers. The YES will support you to build the skills and experience necessary to find and gain meaningful employment opportunities.

The YES will also connect you with a Vocational Rehabilitation Transition Counselor. Voc Rehab provides support to create a career development plan to guide you toward your goal. Voc Rehab also provides access to other resources to remove obstacles and help move you towards your career goals during and after High School.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be age 14 - 21
  • Must be enrolled in Spaulding Educational Alternatives
  • Must be on an IEP or 504 Plan
  • Must be open to learning more about VT Vocational Rehabilitation

Services Available:

  • Career Assessment and Interest Inventories
  • Resume Building
  • Interview Skills
  • Job Shadows, Informational Interviews
  • Unpaid Training, Paid Internships and Jobs
  • Job Application Assistance

Discover Yourself:

  • What are your interests?
  • What career fields will match your interests?
  • What training and experience are required to build the career of your choice?
  • Who can guide you to achieve your career goals during and after High School?

Youth Employment Services Program

Nashanda McGee-Browman

Nashanda McGee-Browman

Titles: Youth Employment Specialist
Departments: Special Education Services