Youth Employment and Training

Youth Employment Training

Overview

Youth employment and training programs provide various opportunities for education, training, and work-based learning through several activities, services, and programs which can assist youth with job readiness and prepare youth for the workforce.

Youth Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

WIOA Traditional high school not for you? Want to attend college for a short-term certificate? Need a career, not just a job? We can help!

To be eligible for the WIOA Youth Programs, you must be:

  • Between the ages of 16 and 21 and currently enrolled in school
  • OR between the ages of 16 and 24 and out of school.

Applicants may also need to meet at least one of the following categories:

  • Deficient in Basic Literacy Skills
  • School Dropout
  • Offender
  • Homeless/Runaway
  • Foster Child
  • Pregnant or Parenting Youth
  • Individual with a Disability
  • Low Income TANF/FOOD Stamp Recipient

Services include:

  • Comprehensive Guidance/Counseling
  • Alternative School/HSE
  • Employment/Work-Based Learning
  • Occupational Skills
  • Training
  • Study Skills Training
  • Dropout Prevention
  • Follow-up Services
  • Job Shadowing
  • Adult Mentoring
  • Leadership
  • Tutoring
  • Financial Literacy
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Supportive Services

How to apply:

To Schedule an appointment, contact:

Leslie L. Galindo-Salazar, CWDP
Youth Programs Case Manager
Greeley Office
Mobile: (970) 373-6472
Office: (970) 400-6764
Email:Lgalindo@weldgov.com

Nora Myers, CWDP
Youth Programs Case Manager
Greeley Office
Mobile: (970) 652-3964
Office: (970) 400-6759
Email: nmyers@weldgov.com

 

Young Adult Employment Program

GSJH The Young Adult Employment program helps prepare young adults for the workforce through one-on-one meetings with a Youth Case Manager.  

Services include:

  • Job Search Assistance
  • Resume Guidance
  • Career Pathways Exploration
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Job Applications

Eligibility:

  • Between the ages of 14 and 24
  • Weld County Resident

For more information: