Empowering Youth | Jobs | Volunteering

Make Your Saturday Matter – Volunteer!

    A job fair that’s about more than just jobs   We’re thrilled to host the annual Mayor’s Youth Jobs + Resource Fair on Saturday, March 17th. During this day-long job and resource fair, we offer wraparound...

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Empowering Youth | Impact | Jobs

Another impactful year planned for Bay Area youth

United Way Bay Area continues to be a lead partner in our sixth year of the Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ Initiative. Through coordinated efforts of UWBA; The San Francisco Mayor’s Office; San Francisco’s Department of Children, Youth and Families;...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs

On Track Career Expo

Learn about different careers and find the path to your dreams! EXPLORE CAREERS Learn about careers in STEM, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and more on site! PURSUE YOUR DREAM CAREER Find out how to get connected to a variety of...

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Jobs | Partners | Poverty | United Way Bay Area

Can Gorillas Help Fight Poverty?

  What is the Koko Challenge?   The Koko Challenge is a way for Bay Area law firms to have some fun and competition while giving back to their community. The challenge is between participating law firms (and...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | Spotlight | United Way Bay Area

For the Love of Law

With a first professional job or internship comes skill-building, confidence, and according to Emma Nakayoshi, the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned in school to the real world. Emma joined United Way Bay Area’s youth employment program, MatchBridge...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | Spotlight | United Way Bay Area

Spotlight: Jack Avery, Public Policy Intern at UWBA

A recent graduate from UCLA and Public Policy intern at UWBA, Jack Avery is a motivated young professional ready to tackle his career. His journey with UWBA didn’t start with this summer internship though. Jack was previously a...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | United Way Bay Area

A Lesson in Life Skills

Landing a Job   Standing in the room at the Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ Neighborhood Fair at Larkin Street Youth Services, one could feel the excitement and eagerness of attendees which included youth looking for jobs and San Francisco...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | United Way Bay Area

Investing In Our Youth

  Do you remember your first job? As members of the Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ initiative, we sure do. These memories simultaneously make us laugh, cringe, and fill us with a sense of pride. After all, it’s the first job...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | United Way Bay Area

See You At Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ Resource Fair

  What does a good job mean to you? At United Way, we think that a good job means access to something greater. Greater wages, greater technical skills, and greater health. Through the annual Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ Resource...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | United Way Bay Area

United Way’s On Track Career Expo

Wrap Around Support To Stay On Track To Graduation   Figuring out a career path is hard for most people and for youth of color, systemic barriers make it even more difficult to stay on track. That’s why...

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