With locations in Salinas and Santa Cruz, Alliance Career Training Solutions provides classes in software, business, and technical training.
These camps are built to educate students to the fundamentals of Cybersecurity and prepare them for the 2019-2020 competition year. The goal is to provide students the tools, knowledge and experience they’ll need to not only participate in the various contests throughout the year, but also begin their workforce training in a fun environment! Participating colleges include: Cabrillo College, Hartnell College, and Monterey Peninsula College.
Through training, peer collaboration and professional mentorship, Digital NEST (Nurturing Entrepreneurial Skills with Technology) youth are supported in mastering the technological skills they need to pursue higher education and careers in our globally connected world.
GRID Alternatives seeks to provide an effective, efficient, and equitable pathway into the solar industry. More than 3 million US workers are employed in well-paying clean energy jobs. GRID’s installation training programs help individuals launch careers in this booming industry. GRID offers two progressive certificate programs – Installation Basics Training (IBT) and Team Leader Training. Trainees may specialize in electrical or array work, or both.
Founded by Your Future Is Our Business, a Santa Cruz County nonprofit, LINK connects students with local businesses and professionals to provide work-based learning opportunities.
Through volunteering at Loaves, Fishes & Computers (LFC), volunteers gain valuable technical, business and administrative skills appropriate for career exploration, career development, and higher education advancement. They also learn problem solving skills and how to work collaboratively as well as independently.
The Volunteer Initiative Program matches interested community members with volunteer opportunities throughout Santa Cruz County Government.
Volunteers have the opportunity to work with County departments including the District Attorney’s Office, the Health Services Agency, the Human Resources Agency, Law Library, Parks and Recreation, Personnel, Probation, and the Sheriff’s Department. These volunteer opportunities are great for professional development and skills-building.