YOUTH SERVICES IS NOW ACCEPTING SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM APPLICATIONS!!
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Our Youth Services mission is to deliver programs to engage, prepare, and empower youth to meet the growing demands of a global economy. We strive to develop dynamic partnerships with the community and to construct the workforce of our future, one young person at a time. Youth Services monitors program outcomes, provides technical assistance, and coordinates program development for our community partners in order to ensure quality services are delivered to all that we serve.
Youth Employment Program (YEP)
We work collaboratively with five contractors – Denver Housing Authority, Urban Peak, Servicios de La Raza, Urban League of Denver and Flagship Help Center – to meet the diverse needs of job-seeking youth. These programs help youth reach their employment, education, and personal aspirations. Through career advising and mentorship, youth learn to prepare themselves for the future by setting goals and participating in activities to achieve personal growth.
Our Youth Employment Program contractors strive to provide services in the following areas:
Encouragement to return to school, pursue secondary education and/or to find permanent employment
Reading and math skill tutoring, including GED prep
Job readiness classes
Career exploration, occupational information and job skills training as necessary
Work experience programs designed to build skills and lead to long-term employment
Job coaching and employment counseling