Commonwealth Corporation helps you invest in the future workforce by focusing on young people who are not currently in the workforce or are in the early portion of their work experience and need support. The programs listed here focus on giving these individuals new skills to help them grow as workers and civilians, as well as resources for those looking for jobs, such as resume writing, interview technique courses, job shadowing opportunities with professionals, employer presentations at schools and colleges, and so much more.
YouthWorks provides paid short-term work placements for teens and young adults. The program helps them get the skills and experience needed to find and keep jobs. Participants take part in summer or school year placements at public, private, and nonprofit work sites.
Signal Success is a comprehensive career readiness curriculum designed and tested by education and workforce development partners to help young people develop essential skills for future success in the workplace. The program includes on-site learning, online modules, individual coaching, group workshops, and more!
The Safe and Successful Youth Initiative is a youth violence intervention initiative of the Baker-Polito Administration that operates in 14 Commonwealth of Massachusetts cities with the highest young adult crime rates. SSYI targets a small number of individuals, ages 17-24, that have been identified as proven risk or impact players.
CommCorp runs a variety of programs across the state to provide youth the opportunity to envision themselves as workers, explore careers, and gain basic necessary soft and technical skills. Our goal is to equip them with marketable skills that will help them find sustainable employment in their communities.