How It Works

Career Advantage offers an engaging environment featuring work-ready, focused training at no cost. Training includes self-management and communication skills, goal setting, occupational research, resume writing, interview skills, portfolio development, professionalism, problem-solving, stress management, etc. We teach participants how to maintain positive relationships with responsible adults and peers, explore opportunities for community service, and develop leadership skills.

Program offerings include:

  • Mentoring/Tutoring and study skills training
  • Alternative secondary school
  • Paid and unpaid work experiences, including internships and job shadowing
  • Occupational skill training
  • Leadership development
  • Supportive services
  • Follow-up services
  • Comprehensive guidance and counseling
  • Financial literacy education
  • Entrepreneurial skills training
  • Activities to help prepare for training and education