Young Adult Services

 

Young Adult Services

Free services to ensure that all young adults are equipped with the skills, knowledge, and abilities to prepare for successful employment, academic, and life choices.

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The Workforce Development Division of the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) is committed to providing young people (ages 16-24) with a comprehensive and coordinated system of care, which provides a continuum of quality services to ensure that all young adults are equipped with the skills, knowledge, and abilities to prepare for successful employment, academic, and life choices. To reach this vision, we partner with other city departments, community-based providers, and employers to ensure that San Francisco has the policies and programs needed to support the development of its emergent workforce.

Entering the workforce for the first time can be challenging, especially for young workers with limited work experience. Fortunately, OEWD offers a number of programs and services designed to prepare young adults for the workplace.


Programs Offered

The CityBuild Academy (CBA)

Young Adult Subsidized Employment Program

The Young Adult Subsidized Employment Program provides young adults with transitional job experience, customized work plan, personal development and case management support to become successfully employed.

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Young Adult Subsidized Employment Program

 

How to get started

  • Visit a one of our providers below to learn more.

Background Information about the Program

Background Information about the Program

Designed to provide young adults who already have experience from an internship or previous work, the Young Adult Subsidized Employment Program offers transitional job experience, career coaching, financial literacy training, personal development, job placement and guaranteed 12 months of follow-up support after employment. This program was created to provide young adults with the additional support and training they need to become successfully employed in high-demand industries.

 
 
Construction Administration & Professional Service Academy (CAPSA)

Reconnecting All Through Multiple Pathways Program (RAMP)

RAMP's Employment Boot Camp provides youth 16-24 years old a path towards employment, independence, and active participation in your community.

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Reconnecting All Through Multiple Pathways Program (RAMP)

What does this Program Offer?

What does this Program Offer?

  • Receive paid work experience
  • Access to educational services to attain a high school diploma
  • Receive career services assistance, including job readiness training, career and job placement assistance

Qualifications to join

Qualifications to join

  • Age 16-24 years old
  • San Francisco residency preferred

How to get started

How to get started

  • Visit one of our providers below!

     

    • ​​San Francisco Conservation Corps
      3450 3rd Street, Suite 1-D, San Francisco CA 94124
      (415)-928-7322 ext. 1004 www.sfcc.org
Background Information about the Program

Background Information about the Program

OEWD partners with San Francisco Conservation Corps (SFCC) in providing the Reconnecting All through Multiple Pathways (RAMP) program, a non-profit job readiness, High School Diploma, and Career Development program serving young adults who work within crews to address community needs through service and conservation-related work.

SFCC job readiness opportunities for young adults include, landscaping and open space restoration, recycling of beverage containers, electronic waste, dumping tires and used oil, and Zero Waste services for special events across San Francisco. Concurrently and in partnership with the John Muir Charter School, the young adults focus on attaining their High School Diploma or participate in the Corps-to-Career higher education program.


 
CityBuild Women's Mentorship Program

Young Adult Job Centers

For young adults 16-24 years old, Young Adult Job Centers operate as a career centers that offer a variety of services to assist young people achieve their education and employment goals.

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Young Adult Job Centers

What does this Program Offer?

What does this Program offer?

  • Career exploration
  • Job preparation and search assistance
  • Coaching and support
  • Education assistance
  • Paid internship and paid work experience opportunities

Qualifications to join

Qualifications to join

  • Age 16-24
  • San Francisco residency preferred

What careers does this program prepare me for?

What careers does this program prepare me for?

  • Most jobs are temporary and part-time, although some permanent and full-time positions are available as well. Most positions are entry-level and include customer service, retail, sales, food service, office support, skill-building internships, work-training opportunities, maintenance and hospitality.
  • All positions are paid. Most positions are either paid the San Francisco minimum wage or there is a stipend.

How to get started

How to get started


Background Information about the Program

Background Information about the Program

Young Adult Job Centers operates as a career center to assist young adults navigate their career path through multiple options and support systems. Community partners develop youth programming that helps young adults build skills they need to achieve economic self-sufficiency including services for career preparation, academic and skill building, barrier removal that may be related to involvement with the criminal justice system, lack of a high school diploma or GED, or personal or family challenges.

Together the Young Adult Access Point and all other Job Centers form a system of workforce services designed to quickly and effectively facilitate a diverse array of job seekers to enter, re-enter, or advance in the labor market in a manner that maximizes their full economic potential. All Job Centers will work closely with core partners, Opportunities for All (OFA).


 

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Background Information about the Program

Find In-person Help

Young Adult Job Centers provide in-person information to young adults in need of a variety of services to help achieve educational and employment goals, including job search assistance, job preparation workshops, coaching, and support. Visit one of our Job Centers below!

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Opportunities for All

Opportunities for All is a mayoral initiative to help San Francisco's young people ages 14-24 find summer employment and long-term career opportunities.

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Opportunities for All

What does this Program Offer?

What does this Program offer?

  • The initiative will fight systemic inequality by connecting high school students and young adults up to age 24 to paid internships, employment, training, and educational opportunities.

Qualifications to join

Qualifications to join

  • Age 14-24
  • Must be willing to work and available for jobs in San Francisco, but you do not need to have any previous experience

What careers does this program prepare me for?

How to Get Started?


Background Information about the Program

Background Information about the Program

Opportunities for All  is a city-wide initiative put forth to help young adults ages 14-24, especially those with low-incomes or who are not engaged in employment or education, find meaningful work experiences to help them gain practical knowledge while developing skills essential to succeeding in today’s economy.


Background Information about the Program

Find In-person Help

Young Adult Job Centers provide in-person information to young adults in need of a variety of services to help achieve educational and employment goals, including job search assistance, job preparation workshops, coaching, and support. Visit one of our Job Centers below!