Individuals who are between ages 14 to 21 are eligible for services. All youth must meet Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) income criteria and fall within one or more categories under WOIA. Under the WIOA, youth are classified into 2 categories:

Out-of-School Youth
JCETP’s vocational and educational training program for youth who have not made it through mainstream high school.

  1. Orientation Services
  2. Assessment/Testing
  3. Career Guidance and Planning
  4. Occupational Skills Training
  5. One the Job Training
  6. Job Search & Placement Services
  7. Supportive Services

In-School Youth
During the summer, these students engage in educational activities for ½ of the day and work the other ½ of the day.  For the rest of the school year, in school youth receive supportive, academic and life skills as well as career path opportunities and are measured through performance based documentation.

  1. Summer Youth Employment opportunities linked to academic/occupational learning
  2. Career Guidance