Partner: Collective Impact
Collective Impact/Magic Zone that provides internships for youth over the summer. The eight (8) week program is designed to provide quality opportunities, support to achieve success, exposure and training to youth who are interested in exploring a variety of careers. Youth develop skills, build relationships and learn about careers in law enforcement, technology, hospitality and other industries struggling to address issues around diversity.
Dates: June 8 - August 9
Location: Collective Impact for first two weeks, Black Rock starting June 26
Program eligibility: ages 14-24 years old, completed application, picture ID, social security card
Selected candidates will receive: paid hourly wage (check), meals/snacks, mentor engagement
Contact: Nico Bremond, Lead Instructor, Collective Impact, firstname.lastname@example.org, 510.384.1397
Partner: YMCA Bayview-Hunter’s Point
The Bayview YMCA Workforce Development & Transitional Age Youth Program helps job seekers transition to become self-sufficient adults by providing workshops and case-management through strength based, restorative approaches. We combine case management with wrap around services and support to provide members with the skills and resiliency they need to succeed.
Dates and hours: July 17 to August 18, Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm + Friday 9am-2pm
Location: YMCA Bayview-Hunter’s Point
Program eligibility: ages 18-29 years old
Demetrius Durham, Director of Workforce Development, CARE Program, YMCA, email@example.com
East Palo Alto
Partner: Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula, East Palo Alto
Dates: June 13 to July 20, Monday-Thursday
Location: McNeil Family Clubhouse
Rowel Magno, Manager, Athletics & Technology Programs at BGCP, 650-892-9203, firstname.lastname@example.org
Partner: Silicon Valley Children’s Fund
We offer high school students STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) training and a paid work experience with some of the top technology companies in Silicon Valley. The program provides education, work readiness training, and a paid internship experience to high school aged foster youth.
Dates and Hours: June 19 to July 27, Monday-Thursday 10am-4pm. (July 4 is a holiday.)
Program eligibility: Foster care youth
From the website "What We Do" page: This project offers STEM and work force skills training to 100% of high school foster youth in Santa Clara County. Upon completing the training, youth will receive paid work experience in the high-tech field, an area where foster youth currently lack exposure.
Contact: Sonya Trac, Opportunity Youth Branch Manager, SVCF, 408-827-3078 x14, Sonya@teenforce.org
Partner: Project YES
Project YES (youth employment services) is a federally funded program under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) designed to help economically disadvantaged youth overcome barriers to achieving academic and personal success, as well as to find employment. The Ceres Unified School District, in partnership with the Alliance Worknet (formerly Department of Education and Training), offers educational support and employability training for local youth residing in Stanislaus County. Project YES services are coordinated and managed locally through CUSD's Educational Options Department.
Dates: June 26 to August 4
Location: Project Yes at CUSD
Program eligibility: 17 year old senior high school students and out-of-school youth up to 21 years of age who live in Stanislaus County
Contact: Dustin Pack, Executive Director,Project YES, email@example.com, 209.556.1558
EMPOWER is Youth Centric. The mission of the EMPOWER Program is to empower young adults to make informed decisions by providing self-awareness, options , and accountability that lead to successful employment.
Location: Merced County Office of Education
Program eligibility: out-of-school youth ages 18-24 years old
Daphne L. Post
Empower, Program Manager