youth employment

Youth employment is at its lowest point since World War II, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT, an initiative that tracks the wellbeing of children and youth in the United States.
The Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration has funding available for programs that can oversee the education, training and employment of disadvantaged youth thorough a community-based alternative education program. YouthBuild serves 16- to 24-year-olds.
As executive director of Worth Our Weight, a nonprofit culinary arts apprenticeship program in Santa Rosa, CA, Evelyn Cheatham has taught over 100 at-risk young people the skills to cook and manage a restaurant.
Do you want to help youth find a career that matches their goals and interests instead of landing just any job? If you answered yes, you’re in luck. The U.S.
Over the summer, we followed Craig, a young man working as an intern at Sea Haven Youth Services in North Myrtle Beach, SC. As his experience wound down, we spoke to his supervisor, Melissa McGrath, about ways youth workers can reinforce the lessons learned during the internship in order to help youth prepare for the next step in their careers.
Jordan Ryan and Alon Coleman both participate in Youth Farm and Market Project in Minneapolis, MN. They spoke with NCFY about Youth Farm's approach to youth empowerment, and how it helps youth become leaders, step-by-step.  
Jordan Ryan and Alon Coleman both participate in Youth Farm and Market Project, a youth-serving program in Minneapolis, MN. They speak with NCFY about Youth Farm's approach to youth empowerment, which includes teaching new skills and connecting young people to the community. Time: 4:44 | Size: 4.3 MB
“Adapting the Individual Placement and Support Model with Homeless Young Adults” (abstract). Child and Youth Care Forum, Vol. 41, No. 3 (June 2012).
The last time we met with Craig, he was just beginning his internship at the transitional living program run by Sea Haven for Youth, a social services organization in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Now three months into his tenure, Craig says he’s gearing up for a “claffle.” A claffle?
NCFY's latest podcast in the Youth Speak Out series features San Francisco youth worker Jennifer Cowles, who goes by Yeah Yeah. She first encountered the Homeless Youth Alliance when she ran away from home as a teenager.
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