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Youth Employment Program Enrollment: April 1-31

April 1 @ 9:00 am - May 10 @ 5:00 pm

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Y.A.L.E., one of our Youth Employment Programs, is currently enrolling for their next course beginning April 26, 2021. 

What is Y.A.L.E.?

Young Adult Life Enhancement (Y.A.L.E.) helps past or present court-involved young adults, ages 18-24, become self-sufficient, engaged citizens. Participants are paid while they learn valuable life skills and earn certifications.

What does Y.A.L.E. offer?

Y.A.L.E. offers its participants:

  • Customer service and sales certification
  • Access to additional certifications, such as CNA, ServSafe, and more
  • Job-readiness skills
  • Paid work experience and/or apprenticeships
  • Community-based service-learning projects
  • Assistance acquiring a high school diploma or GED
  • One-on-one mentoring
  • Weekly stipend of $125
  • Life skills training

How to apply

You can sign up for this course at:
Roanoke Higher Education Center
108 North Jefferson Street, Suite 513
Roanoke, VA 24016

Signups will begin on 4/1, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and will run until May 10.

Please bring two (2) of the following forms of identification:

  • Social security card (Required)
  • Birth certificate
  • Copy of photo ID/driver’s license
  • Green card/passport

The following documents are also required:

  • Criminal justice involvement verification
  • Proof of address

For more information, visit our Facebook page or contact us at 540.797.3683.


April 1 @ 9:00 am
May 10 @ 5:00 pm


Roanoke Higher Education Center
108 N Jefferson St.
Roanoke, 24016


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