Participant Benefits

Young people can "earn while they learn" and gain the following benefits:
Life and financial skills training

Life and financial skills training

  • Bi-weekly Stipend
  • Employability skills development
  • High School Completion
  • Work ethic development
  • Team building
  • Life and financial skills training
  • Work experience
  • Group, individual and motivational counseling
  • Internship and job placement opportunities
  • AmeriCorps Education Scholarships up to $5,550.00
  • Vocational Training
  • Mentoring
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    Enrollment Requirements

    Motivational Counseling

    Group, individual and motivational counseling

    Enrollment requirements are as follows:
  • A resident of Miami-Dade County.
  • Must be out-of-school at the time of enrollment.
  • Must be between the ages of 18-23.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or a Non-Citizen who is in compliance with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
  • Applicant must be low to moderate income individual.
  • Applicant must attend an orientation session (held every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in the North and daily in the South)
  • Take and pass a drug screening (if enrolling in work experiance component).
  • Complete Miami-Dade County finger-print requirements.
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    Required Documentation

    Vocational Training

    Vocational Training

    Required documents are as follows:
  • Florida ID or Driver's License
  • Social Security Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Alien Registration Card or other official document Indicating Right to Work
  • Proof of income (Letter of support from parent or guardian with check stub; Public Assistance printout or SSI Letter)