YW Works Employment Program

Services Provided

Skills Assessment helps clients identify their interests and abilities with the goal of pursuing a career that is right for them.

Training through internships, training schools, on-the-job training and/or higher education.

Acquisition of Employment is achieved by educating clients about how to find a job by applying and interviewing in the right ways. Help is also provided in finding a job once clients are ready to do so.

Job Retention is supported with case management, on-the-job coaching, support groups and professional mentoring.

Supportive Services assist clients with any barriers to acquiring or maintaining employment, such as transportation and child care.

Program Highlights:

  • Free and confidential individual and group sessions.
  • Application, resume and cover letter development.
  • Extensive network with area employers.
  • Mock interviews.
  • Education and employment site visits.
  • On-site computer access for self-paced learning and practice.
  • Dress for success and a working professional closet (for women only).
  • Personal skills development.
  • Follow-up job coaching and mentoring.

For more information, please contact:

Marlai Paxton
YWCA Greater Harrisburg
1101 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103
(717) 234-7931 ext. 3005

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