Youth Development & Training Center (YDTC) is an accessible center in the community where a 3 month Livelihood program is run for youth, who are known as aspirants, between the age of 18–25 years. The training helps them to develop themselves through Life Skills training, English and IT skills training, Career Development, Mentoring Support and Placement opportunities that will help them convert their passion into gainful employment.
Post the training program, the youth are supported through the interview and placement process and are monitored for the first 6 months into their jobs. Parent meetings, exposure visits, extra-curricular activities and mentoring by volunteers from the corporate provide students with the environment to focus on developing their skills and transforming their passion into gainful employment.
The training sessions are conducted by ‘Facilitators’ who are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to facilitate sessions with the aspirants. The team at the center also comprises of a ‘Social Worker’ who mobilises and reaches out to the aspirants and their parents in the community by spreading awareness through events and home visits.