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Youth Opportunities Unlimited and Generation have teamed up to provide a Customer Care Agent program in Cleveland, training youth adults ages 17-24 years old for high-demand professions in customer service, call centers, and hospitality. This program provides participants with high-quality training, social support services and guaranteed interviews with employers after you graduate. All at no cost to you.

Program Length

6 Weeks

Monday-Friday 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Presented in partnership with Youth Opportunities Unlimited Logo

Ready to get started?

  1. 15 minutes 1

    Apply!

    Apply online for the Customer Care Agent program. Apply Now!

  2. 15 minutes 2

    Talk with Generation

    We can't wait to talk to you! Generation will contact you within 1-2 days of receiving your application.

  3. 4 hours 3

    Registration

    Come in and fill out remaining application forms, take assessments, and interview for the program. In addition, you will have the opportunity to meet your mentor, your instructor, and your program coordinator. We will help you understand what will happen over the course of the program and answer any questions you have.

  4. 4

    Class begins!

    Every day, you'll learn new skills to help you advance your career.


Requirements

  • Have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Be between 17-24 years old
  • Be authorized to work in the US
  • Complete a background check and drug screening

Location

Questions? Reach Out!

The Generation team looks forward to hearing from you and sharing how Generation can help you reach your goals.

Call: 216-970-0009

1255 Euclid Ave,
Cleveland, OH 44115
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Generation Customer Care Agent Program

The Customer Care Agent program is helping participants launch new careers with the technical and soft skills they need to succeed on the job. Learn more about Customer Care Agent alumni who are thriving after graduation.

Employer Partners

  • Cardinal Health Logo
  • Huntington National Bank Logo

WHAT IS A CUSTOMER CARE AGENT?

Have your ever called customer support for help? The customer care agents are the front line for helping customers get their questions answered. As a customer care agent, you'll become a master communicator who can solve problems and save the day, one customer at a time.

Skills Earned

Technical Skills


We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:

  • Typing skills
  • Fast math skills
  • Effective communication techniques
  • Resume writing skills
  • Interview confidence

Behavior & Mindsets


In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you learn how to:

  • Work on a team
  • Focus on customers
  • Solve problems
  • Manage your time

Leadership Opportunity: Become a Cohort Leader

During the second week of class, all students, mentors and instructors vote to select a Cohort Leader who will foster community among students and work closely with the city’s Alumni Ambassadors. Cohort Leaders represent Generation behaviors, skills, and mindsets. This person exhibits a high-level of professionalism, engagement with instructional content, and a strong interest in building relationships with fellow classmates. The voluntary Cohort Leader position provides a pathway to becoming an Alumni Ambassador. This position also provides visibility to partners and employers, as well, as national recognition, opportunities and involvement with Generation at a local and national level.

What your journey will look like

  • 1

    Step 1

    Complete an application.
  • 2

    Step 2

    Complete Generation's orientation process with Generation staff. Together, we'll make sure you're ready to begin class with the resources you need to succeed.
  • 3

    Step 3

    Begin your program. Complete all assigned homework and come to class each day ready to learn and engage with your cohort and your instructor.
  • 4

    Step 4

    As training progresses, you'll work with the Generation team on mock interviews and perfecting your resume.
  • 5

    Step 5

    Graduate and celebrate your achievement with your friends and family. Generation staff will work with you as you apply for jobs and interview with Generation employer partners.
  • 6

    Step 6

    Continue to advance your career. Share your successes with the Generation team and stay connected with Generation.

How we prepare you

In a world of employment programs, Generation takes a different approach to help you succeed. Generation instructors and mentors get to know each student and are there with resources, tools, and information if a student encounters a barrier.

Coaching

The instructors and mentors at Generation aren't just teachers, they're coaches who stand by their students through successes and challenges.

Resume Building

The right resume can open the door to new career opportunities. Generation students learn how to create a resume that showcases their skills and experiences.

Interview Rehearsal

By conducting mock interviews, then providing real-time feedback and coaching, the Generation team ensures that all graduates feel confident and prepared to interview.

Ongoing Support

After graduation, mentors and instructors continue to check in with alums, providing support with the job search and advice for continued success.

Ongoing benefits of Generation

A Trusted Network

Continued contact with the alumni network

Events

Events and workshops to help you keep growing

Give Back

Become a mentor to help others

Support

Troubleshoot your job challenges