Opportunity Youth Initiative

Change your life at Delgado.

Are you a 16-24 year old with a GED or high school diploma not currently enrolled in college?

To jumpstart your career path to a great future, connect with Delgado Community College’s Opportunity Youth Program to enroll in Allied Health career training programs starting at just 1 semester long. Launch a rewarding career by texting, calling or emailing Liza Sherman today – LSHERM1@dcc.edu or (504)453-4806.

Pathways include:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Electrocardiographic Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)career images of a nurse, emt and massage therapy
  • Funeral Service Technician
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Registration Specialist
  • Ophthalmic Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Veterinary Assistant

Special Perks

Delgado Community College’s Opportunity Youth Program pairs you with a mentor and a cohort of peers, funds a laptop for use during training, and coordinates a range of support services including:

  • access to childcareOYI Logo
  • transportation assistance
  • food pantry assistance
  • legal services
  • career advising
  • tutoring
  • mental health resources and more.

We will partner with you to achieve the degree and job of your dreams!

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