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Square One’s Learn & Earn Program Offers Summer Session Paid Career Development Opportunity for Youth Ages 16 – 24

Springfield, MA (May 27, 2021) – Youth ages 16-24 who are currently out of school and looking earn their high school equivalency and/or gain paid work experience are encouraged to contact Square One to learn about the agency’s Learn & Earn program.


The Square One Learn & Earn program helps prepare young workers, including parents of young children, for jobs vital to the community. Participants in the Square One program are taught important skills such as:

  • Resume building
  • Interviewing
  • Computer skills
  • Positive communication

Participants in the program receive:

  • Assistance with nationally accredited child care
  • Work-readiness training
  • Paid work experience
  • Job-search support
  • Transportation assistance
  • Ongoing career counseling with an individual career development case manager

For more information, or to register for an upcoming information session, contact Zena Murray at



Since 1883, Square One has been committed to ensuring that all children and families have the opportunity to succeed at school, at work, and in life by providing educational programs, family support services, health and fitness resources, and a voice in the community. Square One knows that children grow up to become better educated and more successful academically, emotionally and socially when they have high-quality early education, nurturing adults to care for them, and a safe and healthy community in which to live.


For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Kristine Allard at