Youth Spark Program

  • Youth Spark Program

Program Information

The Youth Spark Program, a WIOA Youth Initiative, is designed to help youth who are High School Graduates and youth who may need to earn a High School Equivalency Diploma (GED).

Participant Benefits Include:

  • Financial Literacy
  • Paid Work Experience
  • Basic Skills
  • Career Guidance
  • Job Readiness
  • Interviewing Skills

Participants in the program will be paid for completing items such as tests and certifications, and they will be compensated for attending class and for gas to and from class, if they qualify. The program will also help students be placed in local jobs.

Eligibility Requirement:

· 16 to 24 years old
· Low Income
· Currently not enrolled in school
· Resident of Forrest and Lamar Counties

Fill out our online registration form !

For more information,
call 601-554-4675

For More Information:

Call 601-554-4675

Lowery A. Woodall Advanced Technology Center
906 Sullivan Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Program funded by SMPDD/TDWDA. WIOA Title I-financially assisted program is an equal opportunity employer/program and auxillary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. 
Those needing TTY assistance may call 800-582-2233.

Pearl River Community College offers equal education and employment opportunities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran status, pregnancy, or disability. For inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy or to request accommodations, special assistance, or alternate format publications, contact Tonia Seal, Director of Admissions and Records and ADA/Civil Rights Coordinator, at 101 HWY 11 N., Poplarville, MS 39470 or 601-403-1214. For inquiries regarding Title IX, contact Alexandra Kennedy, Title IX Coordinator, at 101 Hwy 11 N., Poplarville, MS 39470 or 601-403-1546.

Each community college president is asked to bring two (2) wrapped door prizes, minimum value of $50 each. We will have a station set up at the conference for you to drop off the door prizes.

Each community college is asked to provide name tags for their Board members, administration, and staff attending the conference.