Job Shadowing/Internships

AltaMed Youth Services

AltaMed’s youth programs provide teens with health information and education with the goal of decreasing the number of teenage pregnancies and improving health outcomes. Our programs are designed to help teen mothers and their partners understand the health, social and economic challenges of having a child at a young age. In addition to health education, we provide parenting education and support for continued educational advancement. Read more >

Service Planning Area:
SPA 8: South Bay
711 East Wardlow Rd., Suite 203, Long Beach, CA
90807

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)

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WLCAC has established a seamless, no-fail, job training, job placement, and post-employment training system for youth, adults, seniors, veterans, and dislocated workers as defined by the federal Workforce Investment Act. The Youth Services System prepares South Central and surrounding community residents for the labor force by providing job readiness, tutoring, GED assistance, post-secondary preparation, paid work experience, on-the-job-training, customized training, leadership development, case management, job advancement, and supportive services.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 6: South
10950 S. Central Ave., Watts, CA
90059

Vernon-Central Workforce Development Network

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This program gives young people a chance to earn a high school diploma, get training from CRCD Enterprises, and earn a credential in the field of construction. Youth also learn leadership skills, and give back to the community through service projects such as neighborhood beautification. CRCD provides coaching, advocacy, support services such as bus tokens, career placement assistance, & follow-up services.We can also help you find a job, whether it’s part-time while going to school, full-time, or a summer job.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 6: South
1006 E. 28th St., Los Angeles, CA
90011

Central Los Angeles AYE Main Office

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AYE programs provide a comprehensive range of employment services for at-risk youth, including: classroom training; paid internships; mentoring; workforce preparation; support services; job placement; occupational training; career planning; work-based learning.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 4: Metro LA
3250 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1010, Los Angeles, CA
90010

South Los Angeles Southeast L.A. WorkSource Center

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AYE programs provide a comprehensive range of employment services for at-risk youth, including: classroom training; paid internships; mentoring; workforce preparation; support services; job placement; occupational training; career planning; work-based learning.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 6: South
3965 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA
90037

Youth Policy Institute (YPI)

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We provide youth between the ages of 14 and 21 with subsidized summer employment opportunities, mentorship, workplace readiness training and financial literacy with access to matched savings accounts.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 4: Metro LA
634 S. Spring St., 10th Floor, Los Angeles, CA
90014

The Right Way Foundation

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Operation Emancipation is RightWay Foundation’s revolutionary, flagship employment and life-preparedness program for foster youth transitioning to adulthood. It is a 6-part initiative to help current and emancipated foster youth gain financial independence and make a safe, comfortable transition into self-sufficiency when they exit the foster care system. It is revolutionary in the way in which it couples mental health services with job readiness and financial literacy training, and in the inspirational leadership of its facilitators.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 6: South
3650 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Ste 195, Los Angeles, CA
90008

Para Los Ninos

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We provide seamless, integrated and comprehensive academic, workforce and post-secondary education preparation and training, including paid and unpaid work experience, basic skills training, computer literacy, mentoring, career counseling, job placement, case management, and other activities. Para Los Niños also provides paid work experience to hundreds of youth every year. Our goal is to place young people on the path to living wage jobs with career ladders.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 4: Metro LA
500 Lucas Ave., Los Angeles, CA
90031

National Foster Youth Institute

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To accomplish our mission of vastly improving outcomes for foster youth, we focus on federal policy with the United States Congress through: congressional policy round tables; listening tours in congressional districts; and congressional foster youth shadow experience. We mobilize a grassroots network to support child welfare reform and engage youth in career preparation opportunities.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 4: Metro LA
3550 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1601, Los Angeles, CA
90010