Youth Opportunity Program

 

The Youth Opportunity Program (YOP) offers Monroe County youth an opportunity to complete a diploma, GED or to get and keep a job.

Program Information

  

The Youth Opportunity Program (YOP) offers Monroe County youth:

  • Academic Skills
  • Employment Services
  • Career Information

If you are 16-21 years old, from a low-income family, and could use help to complete a diploma, GED or to get and keep a job, let us show you how we can help!


Educational Services

  

The YOP offers a wide range of individual and group services for youth who are getting a high school diploma and for those in need of a GED. The educational services include:

  • One-on-one study sessions
  • Collaboration with high school teachers and counselors
  • GED test payment
  • Weekly appointments
  • Assistance with college enrollment and applying for financial aid
  • Advanced training and certificate program payment
  • Other supportive services, including transportation

  


Employment Opportunities

 

The YOP provides personalized employment services. We offer services that will assist youth in finding and keeping a job, including:

  • Career exploration
  • Individual job search
  • Personalized resume and cover letter construction
  • Work-readiness workshops
  • Job shadowing
  • Other supportive services

 

 

 

Questions?

Youth Opportunity Coordinator

Kane, Patricia
Youth Opportunity Coordinator
Special Education Services Building
734-242-5799 x1516

Youth Opportunity Specialist

Kaseman, Chuck
Youth Opportunity Specialist
Special Education Services Building
734.242.5799 x1867
Morrison, Cara
Youth Opportunity Specialist
Special Education Services Building
734-242-5799 x1869

YOP Program Specialist

Madrid, Steven
YOP Program Specialist
Special Education Services Building
734.242.5799 x1520

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