As a former foster youth we feel like we can’t make it. We read pamphlets about getting the job, but it’s a different thing when you’re facing that interview. Mentors helped me to develop my confidence with mock interviews. When you’re confident it comes to you. – Quiyona
Do you want to earn money to help pay for your own apartment? Are you trying to save up for clothes or college textbooks? Are you just looking for real world experience and a chance to develop new skills? Getting a job is a great way to meet all of these goals and learn a lot about yourself!
In this section, we’ll talk about restrictions on employment for young teens, steps to take before getting a job, and how to find help in your job search. We’ll also discuss the Regional Occupational Program and what it can do for you.