Young Adult Workshops & Events

R.I.S.E. above the crowd program – weekly enrollments!

What is RISE?
R.I.S.E. stands for Retail Industry Skills & Education Training. It is a program developed by the National Retail Federation.
What do participants receive from this training?
  • A Retail Industry Fundamentals Certification
    o  Ability to share this certification with retail companies
    o  Access to the National Retail Federation’s Job Board
  • A Letter of Recommendation from The Center of Work Ethic Development
  • Résumé and Interview Prep tailored to the retail industry

How long is the training and where are the classes?

The training is 4 weeks and classes are held at Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Included in the Program Information Sheet is a more detailed class schedule for the month of November 2018. If you are interested, please complete this short questionnaire!

Young Adult Workshops

All workshops and special events are free of cost. First set up a free account in the state database to attend.

Young Adult Workshops are available to all young adults, ages 16 through 24. Be sure to register in advance to reserve your spot.

Résumé Writing and Filling Out Applications Get your résumé right and get the job! We can help you develop an impressive résumé. Have you struggled to put together a solid résumé when your work history is spotty or even nonexistent? Then this is the workshop for you!
Résumé Writing and Filling Out Applications Registration

Rock the Interview Do you have what it takes? Learn how research and preparation can help you rock the interview and get the job!
Rock the Interview Registration

Auxiliary Aids/Services or Modifications

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a service, program, or activity of PPWFC, should contact Tiffany Clark-Trujillo as soon as possible (but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event) at 719-667-3885 or You can also make your request electronically at