Seen left to right: Youth Services Director Nancy Pfund and the After School Guided Study Team: Elizabeth Heagney, Janine Lempke, Jacqueline Scalia, Katie McCollom, coordinator, Melissa Caporossi, Kim Franklin, not pictured: Cheri Guerra
After School Guided Study at Beecher Road School
Several students at Beecher Road School in Woodbridge are participating in the After School Guided Study Program which provides assistance in the academics with a focus on Math and individual needs, organization, and homework completion. The Woodbridge School District sponsors the program with assistance from Woodbridge Youth Services through an Enhancement Grant from the Connecticut State Department of Education. The program runs three days per week from late February to May.
Youth Services Offers Job Readiness Program at Amity Regional High School
Woodbridge Youth Services Program Coordinator Jeanette Glicksman, and Director Nancy Pfund, recently offered a Job Readiness Course to several Amity students. The course provided hands-on instruction in preparing resumes, job applications, and interview skills.
Two more, in-depth courses will be offered for students Grade 9-12 through the Continuing Education Program at Amity High School July 11th -14th and July 18th – 21. Course fee is $15.00. See the Summer Course Catalog on Amity’s website. The Job Readiness programs are sponsored by Woodbridge Youth Services through a 2-year grant from AT&T.
Red Cross Babysitter Training
The 2-day Red Cross Babysitter Training Course will be held for local teens at the Woodbridge Library Meeting Room on Tuesday, July12th and Wednesday, July 13th from 10:30 am-2:30 pm. Students must attend both days to receive a certificate. Fee is $60 with a discount for siblings. Call 203-389-3429 to register.
Woodbridge Job Bank Seeks Teens Who Want to Earn Cash
The Job Bank in Woodbridge offers jobs to teen residents who would like to work for other Woodbridge residents who need help around the house. The application process offers a chance to learn about the interview process, safety on the job, and how to negotiate pay. Types of jobs may include yard work, babysitting, animal care, house work, and tutoring. Call Youth Services to join at 203-389-3429.