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.
Community Partnership for Youth (CPY) is a prevention program providing alternatives to gangs, drugs, and violence. The program consists of an After School Mentor-Tutor Program, an 5 week Summer Intercession Program, a Middle School Leadership Program, a High School Leadership & Job Preparation Program, a 7 week Strengthening Families Program (SFP), and a Visual and Performing Arts Academy. Learn more about CPY programs.
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.
Girls Inc. of the Central Coast delivers innovative, research-based programs designed specifically to address the strengths and needs of girls ages 8 to 18. They inspire girls to pursue post-secondary education, develop leadership and decision-making skills, serve their communities, and acquire the ability and wisdom to lead healthy lifestyles.
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.
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.
Get paid to gain employability skills with the Monterey County Workforce Development Board’s paid work experience program in forklift, agriculture or culinary! Youth must be 16-24 years of age and not currently enrolled in school to qualify. These programs provide cash incentives for the completion of program goals, and support services such as transportation, interview clothes, work clothes, books for school, child care assistance, and more. Please visit their sitefor more information or visit their Facebook page.
Rancho Cielo Youth Corps is an on-the-job training program serving young people, 18–24, to be prepared for regular full time employment. Our crews learn through their involvement in a variety of construction projects that teach everything from work ethics to complex construction skills.
Youth Ambassadors for Peace Program (YAP) is a program of the Monterey County Workforce Development Board for participants between the ages of 16 and 24. Program services include: job shadowing, work readiness training, personal money management, life skills education, mentoring, and referrals to vocation training.
YAGI is a four-week program for youth ages 14-18 who have an interest in government and leadership. During the four-week program, they will learn the functions of local government, explore careers within local government, and discover ways in which they can advocate for positive change. They will have opportunities to meet their elected officials, department directors and other city staff. Click here to apply!