The Work First Program prepares and assists youth, ages 16 to 18, in transitioning from an educational to a work environment.

The program provides career counseling, life and employability skills training, and employment opportunities. The activities of the program not only provide on the job training, but also a safe and positive learning environment.

Work and Lifeskills Workshops are divided into 3 sections.

1. Work Life (i.e., how to search for            employment, complete a job application, develop a resume, etc.)

2. Career Planning- Be able to indentify careers of interest and make informed decisions.

3. Money Management Skills.

Work First Program

  • Financial Incentives can be earned by participants who complete the program.

  • Job Search and Placement Assistance is available

  • Industry site visits

  • Counseling

Contact Information

Janet Arosemena
 Career Advisor
(305) 271-5121- Kendall Office

Southridge Senior High                        Barbara Goleman High
19355 SW 114th Ave                              14100 NW 89 Ave
Miami, FL                                                 Miami Lakes, FL

Southwest Senior High                         Hialeah Miami Lakes         
8855 SW 50th Terr                                  7977 W 12 Ave 
Miami, FL                                                Hialeah, FL

Booker T. Washington High                Miami Springs High
1200 NW 6th Ave                                   750 Dove Ave 
Miami, FL                                                Miami, FL

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Work First Program


Work First Program