At Opportunities for Youth, we have a wide variety of resources and partner organizations that can holistically support the personal development, educational advancement and career growth of opportunity youth. Here are a few youth-based programs in the community we've come across.
Disclaimer: These are recommended opportunities based on the OFY network of partners and community members. Programs, positions or services below do not full underneath the Opportunities for Youth Initiative directly.
ARIZONA HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION
Construction Pre-Apprenticeship combines classroom training with an opportunity to have paid hands-on learning in the construction industry.
Opporunity Youth United
SHOW UP, STAND UP AND SPEAK UP!
Opportunity Youth United is a solutions-oriented movement of young adults who have experienced poverty and are dedicated to creating a society with opportunity and responsibility, love and respect, education and employment, justice and equality for all.
ARIZONA @ WORK
Arizona@Work - Maricopa County Youth Workforce Services helps out of school youth ages 16-24 return to education and/or find gainful employment. Enrolled youth participate in a year round program where they receive individualized support and the skills to become successful.
SOLID WASTE APPRENTICESHIP
SOLID WASTE EQUIPTMENT OPERATOR (SWEO)
Seeking to gain experience in solid waste management? City of Phoenix is offering On the job training, related instruction and 2,160 hours over the course of a year! Successful completion of the program leads to the promotion to SWEO position.
AT THE GRAND CANYON
Live, Work, Play at the Grand Canyon - South Rim
FULL TIME OR SEASONAL POSITIONS. Low cost housing at Grand Canyon National Park, starting at $30.00 per week per person. 50% discount off menu price in Delaware North Restaurants. 20% off retail and grocery merchandise (excluding certain items).
Get your career in gear!
No-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 to 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training.