CITE Supports YouthWorksPH to Create Job Opportunities

YouthWorks PH

Young people will soon benefit from training opportunities that will help them land a job in the areas of construction, tile setting, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, industry skills program or even in engineering technology.

Campaigner Jundryl Oplado explains the program to walk-in applicants

This after YouthWorks PH, a five-year youth training and employment project of Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), slated a series of recruitment activities on June 13 and 14 (Thursday and Friday) at the Robinsons Galleria Cebu Activity Center.

The program which aims to connect at least 40,000 young people in the country to tech voc schools and private sector partners who are willing to provide work-based training positions. YouthWorks PH also promotes work-based training for OSYs and unemployed youth.

Working committee members including Wayne Comendador, Paul Bernard Rodrigo and Jundryl Oplado station at the exhibit booth to promote the program.

YouthWorks PH partnered with CITE Technical Institute, Inc., SKILLS + Primary Structures Corporation, SKILLS + Aboitiz Construction to provide prospects opportunities to make them employable such as mock interviews for the applicants. Similar activities will be conducted in Quezon City, Iloilo City, Zamboanga City, Gen. Santos City, and Cagayan de Oro City.

Launched in 2018, YouthWorks PH is PBEd’s five-year, P1.7-billion workforce development project in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development. It aims to make education and training more responsive to the needs of the economy by working with the government, industry and academe to provide opportunities to youth not in education, employment or training.