Youth Workforce Center Newsletter

May 6, 2021

Announcements

We are now offering in-person appointments in Bristol!


GED/HSE with Andrea:

Tuesdays at Lower Bucks Campus of Bucks County Community College- 1304 Veteran Highway, Bristol from 10am to 3pm.

Thursdays at CareerLink at 1260 Veteran Highway, Bristol.


Workforce with Dena:

Mondays at Lower Bucks Campus of Bucks County Community College- 1304 Veterans Highway, Bristol from 10am to 3pm.

Thursdays at CareerLink at 1260 Veterans Highway, Bristol.


To make an appointment:

For a GED appointment: email Andrea at abernard@buckscareerlink.org or text at 267-225-2851.

For a Workforce appointment: email Dena at dniles@buckscareerlink.org or text at ‪(267) 354-0887‬


Please note:

  • Appointments must be made in advance- no walk ins allowed.
  • Appointments on Mondays and Tuesdays are at the Bucks County Community College campus in Bristol - next to the CareerLink on Veterans Highway. From the parking lot, enter the doors on the far end of the building- on the right side.


*Perkasie students- regularly scheduled classes are being held on Upper Bucks Campus. Contact Jay for class times!

Success Spotlight May 7th at 2pm.

Join us this Friday, May 7th at 2pm for our next Success Spotlight! Come and learn something new, get inspired, and earn money doing it!


This is a Pathways Plus eligible activity - earn $12 for attending.


Link to attend on Friday, May 7th at 2pm:


https://zoom.us/j/95965799983


A guest speaker will give a 15 minute presentation on their career path, followed by 15 minutes of Q&A.

Are you participating in Pathways Plus?


Contact Dena to get started!


This program enables you to earn $12/hour for a variety of career-related activities. The activities include:


  • completing workforce required activities- most of which can be completed at home through online activities
  • job shadowing and internships
  • volunteering to help your community
  • attending (virtually for now) employer tours and talks
  • attending workshops and speakers hosted by YWC- such as the Success Spotlight
  • enrolling in a training to start a new career


Here is a link to to the entire list of activities that are eligible to earn $12 an hour.


https://www.smore.com/yegqv


Start gaining job skills and start earning money.


Questions? Just ask! dniles@buckscareerlink.org or text (267) 354-0887.

NOW HIRING

Video Interviews Are Here to Stay

Click the link below to learn how to prepare.

https://www.hubspot.com/.../video-interviews-how-to-prepare


(Count this on your Pathways Plus timesheet!)

Wondering which career is right for you?

Check out PA Career Zone and take a short, fun quiz that will tell you what job fits your interests!

https://www.pacareerzone.org/


(Count this on your Pathways Plus timesheet!)

Have you received your vaccine yet?

Vaccines are now available to everyone over the age of 16. Many vaccine providers now have walk-up appointments.


Don't know where to go? If you text your zipcode to GETVAX (for English) or VACUNA (for Spanish) you will get a message back with three possible vaccination sites, with phone numbers to call for an appointment.

How to contact us

You can email the Youth Workforce Center staff (emails listed below) or you can text 267.225.2851


  • Email Dena, Workforce Instructor, for Workforce Skills (resume, cover letter, workplace certifications, interviewing skills, finding a job) dniles@buckscareerlink.org
  • For enrollment questions or for information on resources, contact Amanda, Case Manager at avogelman@buckscareerlink.org

Youth Workforce Center Staff

Text: 267-225-2851

Email:

Amanda, Case Manager, avogelman@buckscareerlink.org

Dena, Workforce, dniles@buckscareerlink.org

Andrea, Bristol GED Instructor, abernard@buckscareerlink.org

Jay, Perkasie GED Instructor, G.Jay.Francis@bucks.edu