WorkSource Macon-Bibb offers youth (16-24 years of age) the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge they need to find meaningful employment. We offer academic support, career exploration, and work experience training through our Career Pathways Program to help build workplace skills and to develop a plan to attain a college degree, a certification or a trade certificate. You can learn more about our youth programs below.

NEED YOUR GED?

GED stands for General Educational Development and is accepted as equivalent to a high school diploma by many colleges and universities. To obtain a GED, you must pass the GED exams, which test your knowledge in four subjects; Social Studies, Science, Mathematical Reasoning and Reasoning through Language Arts.

Paxen Learning Corporation offers an accelerated GED program that will allow you to complete your GED in 60 days. Speak to a staff member at 478-254-8272.

 

WHO CAN APPLY?
• Out-of-work and out-of-school youth between 16 and 24-years old
• A U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, and have an employment authorization card of DACA status

Here’s how to apply…
1. Submit an interest form
2. Attend an information session (applications handed out)
3. Submit application

 

For questions about eligibility, contact the Program Manager at:
Marcus Windhom | 905 Main Street | Macon, GA 31217 | mwindhom@eckerd.com |(478) 254-8272  

CAREER PATHWAYS

The Career Pathways Program for young adults is designed to provide out-of-school and out-of-work Macon-Bibb youth with opportunities to gain valuable work experience, training opportunities, and mentorship. The program will keep young people gainfully employed and engaged while elevating them to greater potential for professional growth and personal achievement.

WorkSource Macon-Bibb administers a contract with Paxen Learning Corporation for the delivery of the Career Pathways Program. The services they provide are:
• Part-time employment
• Job skills training
• Financial guidance
• College and career tours
• College application and financial aid help
• One-on-one mentorship
• Support through education and training

WorkSource Macon-Bibb designates a Youth provider to provide vision and oversight for programs and services, according to the guidelines established by the Middle Georgia Regional Commission. The Youth provider is competitively chosen and is currently contracted to Paxen Learning Corporation.