Young Adults

Resources and tools you need to succeed in the modern world.

Eligibility Criteria

Our Young Adult Programs are specifically designed for in-school young adults between the ages of 14 and 21 and out-of-school young adults between the ages of 16 and 24.

For additional eligibility information, contact the Geaux Jobs Center staff.

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Career Development Programs

Ready to prepare yourself to launch your successful career? At Geaux Jobs, we help you discover your strengths, define your objectives, and gain the skills you need to succeed in today’s job market.

We provide high school seniors with access to the WEP $10 per hour, which is paid through the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act.

WIOA provides opportunities for all Americans, including young adults and those who may face barriers to employment and access to high quality jobs.

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Real-world experience for young Adults

Workforce Experience Program (WEP)

Geaux Jobs offers the Workforce Experience Program as a means to expose young adults to real-world office and clerical work. With several locations throughout central and southeastern Louisiana, we have the chance to employ many young workers, usually starting above minimum wage.

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Career Counseling

Whether you are just starting your career, lost a job, or are ready for a job change, we are here to help you navigate your choices down a career path to success.

Provide assistance with Alternative Post High School Equivalency Completion

Locate an industry-driven Apprenticeship Program

Additional Ways we can help:

• Provide information for job search and interest in continuing education following high school
• Job Placement Assistance for young adults

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