June 15, 2005--Posted at 4:00 pm CDT
Jonesboro, AR--Before letting your child head off to work you may want to send them to training first. For most kids now is about the time they begin looking for the perfect summer job, and those jobs are looking for the perfect little worker. Many times the job and the young employee may not mix, but local programs like St Bernards Medical Centers ‘Safe Sitter’ program tries to help young ones prepare to put on the blue collar.
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“We are all about helping teach responsibility.” Safe Sitter coordinator Emily Heerns said. Here they are taught basic things like handling customers, first aid, and emergency management.
The safe sitter course is not the only place in the area which gives teen training. ‘Workforce