Career Opportunities & Advancing Skills Together is a workforce development program for 16-24 year olds living in Sagadahoc County, Brunswick or Harpswell.
Work Readiness Training
Gain confidence in practical skills including workplace etiquette, interviewing skills, workers’ rights, completing forms, resume writing, conflict resolution and financial literacy.
Discover and enhance “soft skills” such as teamwork, flexibility, perseverance, willingness to learn, and using critique and failures to learn and grow!
Participate in job shadowing, paid internships and meaningful job placements.
Receive a $600 stipend for completing the program plus enter to win a scholarship for driver's education!
Did you leave high school without your diploma?
No worries! We can help with that, too. In partnership with Merrymeeting Adult Education, MYC supports youth looking to prepare for the HiSET exam.
HiSET is an alternative for the US high school diploma and is offered for adults who were not able to acquire a high school diploma for any reason.
Email Jenn@midcoastyouth.org or Call/Text her at 207-504-1830
The next class is October 24th-November 28th 2:30pm-4:30pm. Contact Jenn Dobransky to sign up or scan the code!
Workforce Development Director
Jenn Dobransky is the Workforce Development Director for Midcoast Youth Center. She is leading COAST (Career Opportunities and Advancing Skills Together), a grant funded program aimed at training 16-24 year olds in essential skills needed to discover, pursue, and sustain meaningful careers.
Jenn holds a Master's Degree from Simmons University. Prior to joining MYC, she was a small business educator and advisor for 14 years at the University of Maine system. She lives in Georgetown with her family and so many animals.