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Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area

Youth Services

Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area helps young Texans complete their education to develop the confidence and skills to find and retain employment.

Preparing for My Future - How Can You Help Me?

Through the Preparing Adolescents with Career Knowledge (PACK) program, WSRCA's Workforce Career and Education Outreach Team can assist motivated young adults ages 16-24, who have barriers and challenges to workforce success. You can receive work readiness and life skills that will help you achieve your unique professional goals, from classroom to careers.

Education and career planning can sometimes seem overwhelming. Let us help you along the way to your bright future by utilizing the power of the PACK!

We are here to help you by making sure you have access to education and training programs that continually provide opportunities to learn new things. You have capabilities that are uniquely yours. Let us help you make the most of them.

Click to View the Youth Services Program Brochure

We provide support in setting and achieving goals to eligible participants to complete their General Educational Development (GED), post-secondary education, vocational training, and or job search help.

To assist with job search or the completion of your education, some of the services offered through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and other programs include:

  • Personalized Goal Planning
  • Tutoring Services
  • Career Exploration
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • College Information
  • Paid/Unpaid Internships
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Financial Literacy Education
  • Labor market and employment information
  • GED Certificate Completion

For additional information on eligibility and services, contact one of our Youth Services Coordinators.

Summer Earn & Learn (SEAL)

Explore more information on Summer Earn and Learn (SEAL), a statewide initiative to offer students with disabilities, aged 14-22, work readiness training and paid work experience. Students in the Rural Capital Area are offered the opportunity to do hands-on work for five weeks or more. The students learn about the employer’s industry and develop skills and work experience that will prepare them for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment. Upon completion of the program, some students are presented with the opportunity to become employed full time.

Jobs Y'all

As part of your career exploration, utilize the Jobs Y'all portal to explore good-paying and meaningful careers in growing industries. Here, you’ll discover rewarding and satisfying jobs right in your hometown or elsewhere in Texas. Find the career that matches your interests and goals. Your career starts here.

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Llano County, City of Llano Burnet County, City of Burnet Williamson County, City of Georgetown Lee County, city of Giddings Fayette County, city of LaGrange Bastrop County, city of Bastrop Caldwell County, city of Lockhart Hays County, City of San Marcos Blanco County, City of Johnson City

Where We Work

Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area serves 9 counties around the Austin, TX capital area:

Bastrop County, Hays County, Blanco County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Lee County, Llano County, Williamson County, and Burnet County - Marble Falls

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