Ready4Work is a workforce readiness program that teaches life skills necessary to increase the number of qualified applicants for the workforce in the United States. This curriculum will focus on how youth can build their resumes and cover letters, dressing for success, interviewing skills, career planning, social media etiquette, time management and more.

Key Concepts

  • Communication
  • Financial Literacy
  • Leadership
  • Personal Development
  • Workforce Readiness

For Youth Grades Youth grades 7-12, but may be adapted for displaced adult workers

  • Increase soft skills by learning how to apply and interview for a job
  • Learn how to secure and maintain a work position
  • Learn resume and cover letter development
  • Learn and practice successful interview skills
  • Develop personal accountability and Time Management

Must have at least 10 youth to lead this program

Lesson Plan: There are 10 lesson plans in the Work Ready curriculum. A volunteer, teacher or staff implementing the program in their units should provide a minimum of 6- 8 lessons from the curriculum, but are encouraged to offer the curriculum at a longer length by doubling up lesson plans if possible.