Who we are
Worksmart is an afterschool program that runs in partnership with the YWCA and Malden High School. The program’s focus is college and career readiness skills, the development of 21st century skills, and leadership development. The club meets weekly and works on resume development, mock interviews, financial literacy, team building, college application components, college financial aid form assistance, and more! As a group, we’ve attended various college field trips to increase college exposure, as well as explored local businesses and career opportunities.
One of the important pieces of Worksmart is learning how to make sure they're comfortable with finances, this includes learning how to fill out taxes, to understanding personal credit.
All participants receive a good foundation of what it means to be financially literate.
Team Building Practice
In December the participants of Worksmart got the chance to visit one of our local businesses in Malden!
Rock Spot Malden is a new climbing gym built specifically for boldering, a type of climbing where you don't need a rope to climb.
The Worksmart participants learned how to use the gym to their best advantage, and got a chance to cheer each other on!