WHAT IS THE NCC YOUTH WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM?
The New Castle County Youth Workforce Development Program (NCC YWDP) is a jobs program designed to engage income-eligible New Castle County residents, ages 14-21, in a productive employment program filled with work-based learning that helps to launch their careers.
BENEFITS TO YOUTH
BENEFITS TO EMPLOYERS
- Employers serve as mentors to youth interested in acquiring new skills and experiences in the workforce.
- Increase your organization’s workforce at no financial cost to you, the employer.
WORKSITE PARTNER TESTIMONIALS
“This program takes youth workforce development seriously. They honored our job description and connected us with young artists that truly view music performance as their field of study and or a career path. This summer was a true success.” – Choir School of Delaware
“[Our assigned youth] has become a valued member of our team and has stepped into leading the new YWDP employees.” – More Than Fitness
“I love seeing the growth in the youth from when they started until now.” – Rosehill Community Center
“We are excited that we were able to participate in the program and be able to provide training and skills for [our assigned youth] for the future that she can take with her to college or to a permanent position with NCC or elsewhere after high school.” – NCC Lead Reduction