Career Navigator Toolkit
What is a Career Navigator?
Approaches to Career Navigation
Engagement Strategies for Opportunity Youth
The First Meeting and Follow-Up
Developing a Career Plan
Career planning is an essential component of a career navigator’s work and requires the navigator be able to assess client skills, assist in developing of specific, measurable achievable, relevant and time sensitive (S.M.A.R.T.) goals, and help connect to resources.
Career Exploration Spreadsheet
Career Exploration Tools
Retention and Upskill
Educational opportunities are plentiful and can be difficult to navigate. This section will explore financial resources, types of education options and tools to help young people find the right fit.
According to the Colorado Workforce Development Council Education and Training Committee, work-based learning is just that: “Learning opportunities that occur in part or in whole in the workplace and provide the learner with hands-on, real world experience.”
Special thanks to Katie Kraft and Bobby Brown for their efforts to help put together this guide for Career Navigators in Colorado!