With employer engagement being integral to the success and sustainability of your Youth CareerConnect program, you have, no doubt, worked diligently to secure strong employer partnerships. Now it’s time to build on that success.


One highly effective way to expand your business outreach is to encourage existing employer partners to act as YCC champions. Supportive employers can be important allies in your efforts to establish new workplace opportunities for your students. This toolkit is designed to help you enlist dedicated employers to communicate the benefits of your program to their associates in other companies and business organizations and provide you with testimonials for your outreach efforts. It also provides tips for turning your students’ work-based learning success stories into powerful tools that you can use in your own outreach to potential employer partners.