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EMPLOYMENT & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Building brighter futures through career readiness and exploration

THE NEED

 

The data is clear –relevant skills, knowledge, opportunities, and credentials are critical to ensure that youth and adults can support themselves and their families long-term.

OUR WORK

 

 

We believe that access to education and employment opportunities is necessary to ensure that individuals are successful in school and in their careers. They also need critical supports that help them to stay in school and meet their basic needs. Through our Employment and Career Opportunities programs, we work with local government, businesses, nonprofits, post-secondary institutions, and school districts to support individuals in the community to lead bright, thriving futures.

providing one-stop access to a full range of services to move families towards financial prosperity

SparkPoint

Engaging youth and young adults in career exploration opportunities and building future skills

Youth Workforce

We partner with local labor councils in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Contra Costa counties to share the common goal of an equitable Bay Area

Labor Community Services

Our organization's commitment to improving opportunities for all community members

Public Policy

OUR IMPACT

34,000+

youth connected to work opportunities since 2012.

4,784

enrolled in training program, internship, or educational program through SparkPoint centers since 2012

11-38%

higher persistence rates for students taking up SparkPoint services at community colleges compared to those who are not.