YOUR SKILLS. YOUR FUTURE. YSYF is a Bradley County TN initiative to create a well-qualified workforce to meet the ever-increasing, local industry demands by
developing your skills and passions into a successful and sustainable career.
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MEET TRAVIS Travis Butler landed two job offers after completing a
two-week program at The Refuge in Bradley County.

Find out how YSYF can help you do the same.
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MEET JOE Joe is a local parent and business owner
who understands the importance of encouraging his children
to pursue technical career paths.

Find out how YSYF can help you do the same.
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Manufacturers help to drive Tennessee’s economy
For every $1 spent in manufacturing, another $1.89 is added to the economy. That is the highest multiplier effect of any economic sector. In addition, for every one worker in manufacturing, there are another four employees hired elsewhere.

Not sure where to start? Here are some useful links to get you going.

  • Who's Hiring
    Find Opportunities

    Local companies are looking for candidates like you! We’ve compiled a list of the top Bradley / Cleveland corporations who are often hiring. Browse the list and search for local jobs!

  • Colleges
    Local Programs To Consider

    Local colleges are offering fantastic opportunities for new and returning students. Most programs are less than 2 years and will equip you with the tools necessary to find a fulfilling career. Learn more about education now!

  • Financial Aid
    Get Your Foot In The Door

    Education has never been more affordable in TN! Learn about scholarship programs and financial aid benefits you could receive! Most students enrolling in local certificate programs graduate with ZERO debt! Click here to learn more!

  • Educator Tools
    Help Drive Students

    YSYF has a team of local educators who are able to answer your questions and provide insight into local training programs. Find out how to drive your students with training, scholarship, and job outlook information. Click here to learn more

  • Career Quiz
    Find A Path

    Take our short career quiz and see which jobs your interests line up with. Narrow down your choices and explore the jobs that might be right for you. Click here to take the quiz!

  • Tips For Success
    Interview And Resume Advice

    From updating your resume to what questions to ask and what to wear at an interview, we’ve got you covered. Learn more about how to get your resume in front of the people who make the hiring decisions. Click here to find out more!

By 2024, an estimated 48 percent of job openings in the United States will be middle-skill.


Average Pay
$48,380 per year

HS Diploma or equivalent

moderate ON-The-job

3% growth


Average Pay
$48,160 per year

Associate’s Degree

Moderate Term on-the-job

2% growth

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People in our area are landing successful, lifelong careers. These are their stories.

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