Job Developers are integral to the success of a YouthBuild program’s placement and retention. They are a central part of the placement strategy, overseeing contact and follow-up with participants and employers.
This Supplement to the DOL YouthBuild Placement Toolkit provides the following:
• Focused look at the role of the Job Developer, a distinct and required role at a YouthBuild program
• Employer partner-focused placement templates based on best practice examples from the YouthBuild field
• The actual best practice placement examples created and used by active DOL YouthBuild programs
• Resources that provide guidance on planning and evaluation of placement strategies and partnerships