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Young Professional Services
CobbWorks B.O.S.S. Program
CobbWorks offers young professional services through the CobbWorks B.O.S.S. Program. The B.O.S.S. Program is a career pathway program targeted to young adults ages 16 to 24 who meet income qualifications (to be determined at the time of eligibility), and are within one of the target groups. Eligible Cobb County residents have access to free education tuition, paid work experience opportunities, job readiness workshops, career counseling, and more.
Program participants can enter the program at any stage in their career development whether they need to earn a GED, obtain work experience, or are ready to gain education in their desired career CobbWorks staff support participants and help them achieve their goals through career coaching and incentives.
The B.O.S.S. initiative asks young people to be BOLD by investing in themselves and applying for the program, be OPEN to opportunities presented, earn SKILLS to get the job they want, and finally be SUCCESSFUL in their endeavors. The program want to empower young people today to take ownership of their futures like a boss. Participants can earn up to $8,500 while they participate in career development workshops, go on college and career tours, get their GED or high school diploma, attend skills training, intern through work experience, gain employment, enter college or join the military.
The program is offered to Cobb residents through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Participants must meet eligibility requirements in order to receive services. Anyone interested can contact the CobbWorks B.O.S.S program by calling 770-528-4300 or emailing email@example.com.
Let our staff help you create your own path so you can become a B.O.S.S.!
Youth to Men Internship Program
Today's youth are tomorrow's leaders. Our B.O.S.S. Young Professional program objective is to encourage and help young future professionals achieve their academic and professional goals. Our partnership with the Youth to Men Internship Program will equip young men with the skills to triumph in the workforce. The overall goal of the group is to encourage students to achieve at a higher level academically and socially by exposing them to the bright possibilities of their future. For more information, contact LaDonna Huggins at 770-528-2647.
PowerUp! 2.0 Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship
WANT TO LEARN A TRADE? BECOME A PLUMBER APPRENTICE!
Jump-Start Your Career and Earn While You Learn! Receive industry-recognized credentials, employment, and an opportunity for a fully licensed plumbing apprenticeship program.
* No cost training for ages 18 - 24-year-olds
* No experience needed
* Earn a weekly wage with paid on-the-job training
* Be mentored by licensed plumbers
* Receive supportive services such as transportation and childcare
"With the assistance from WorkSource Cobb/CobbWorks scholarship I have completed my first semester at Chattahoochee Technical College. The scholarship gave me an opportunity to purchase my books and pay fees. I am thankful for WorkSource Cobb/CobbWorks and plan to continue my commitment to earn my college degree."
- A. Wilson
" I am overwhelmed with positive feelings after leaving Cobb Works today. The staff is beyond patient and supportive...It is not every day that you witness exceptional customer service from everyone with whom you come in contact. I commend you and your staff for placing (your staff) in that position where they can guide and help people who may be down on their luck and seeking a new job or career."
- Michelle B., customer
"Thank you for helping me with my résumé. My previous résumé failed to properly display my experience and education in a way that would grab the attention of employers. I now feel more confident and excited about applying for positions."
- Terry, customer
"Very pleasant customer service at the door with wonderful smiles."
- T. King, customer