Youth Opportunity Training Program

Location

9720 Eighth Ave. SW
Seattle, WA 98106
United States

Hours

Sunday Closed Monday 10:00 am-5:30 pm Tuesday 10:00 am-5:30 pm Wednesday 10:00 am-5:30 pm Thursday 10:00 am-5:30 pm Friday Saturday Closed

Contact

Youth and Young Adult Career Navigator
Alexander Khem
Youth and Young Adult Career Training Navigator
Dragon LT
Our Youth Employment Program and Youth Opportunity Navigation Programs help teens and young adults pave a path towards college and career success.

Youth Employment Program (YEP)

This program is in partnership with Starbucks to help our targeted youth and young adult clients ages 16-24 (15-year-olds are also eligible) have the opportunity to engage in a Customer Service Excellence Training Workshop to help them build, grow, and develop skills in customer service that is needed not only in hospitality, cafes, and retail but every job field out there.

We teach the workshop class of the following learning objectives that satisfy the curriculum in a classroom setting: What is customer service, teamwork/team building, time management – punctuality, handling good or bad customer service then going deeper into job readiness toward resume/cover letter writing and job interview preparation.


Youth Opportunity Navigation Program

This program helps to target our youth and young adult clients ages 16-28 (15 years old is acceptable) in providing road map navigation on college/career exploration towards success. Our Youth Opportunity Navigation provides the following services: Full-Time/Part-Time employment coaching/navigation. Preparing resumes and writing cover letters, Job interview preparation, Short-Term training programs, College/University scholarship referrals and navigation, Internship/Apprenticeship referrals, and more.

Allison from Seattle MariTime Academy talking with clients

Allison from Seattle MariTime Academy talking with clients

Clients meeting with Allice from ACRS

Clients meeting with Allice from ACRS

Greenbridge Youth Resources Providers Brunch

Greenbridge Youth Resources Providers Brunch

Greenbridge Youth Resources Providers Brunch

HUGE turn out at the Youth Jobs and Resources Fair

HUGE turn out at the Youth Jobs and Resources Fair

Jen from Kohls talking with a client about job

Jen from Kohls talking with a client about job

Marissa from Coalition For Drug Free Youth talking with youth about Drug Prevention Programs

Marissa from Coalition For Drug Free Youth talking with youth about Drug Prevention Programs

Mina and Olivier talking with South Seattle College Partner and Seattle MariTime Academy

Mina and Olivier talking with South Seattle College Partner and Seattle MariTime Academy

Namos from SW Boys and Girls Club and Rasheed with KC Parks and Rec talking with youth about teen programs

Namos from SW Boys and Girls Club and Rasheed with KC Parks and Rec talking with youth about teen programs

Quynh from WCDA talking to clients about programs and awareness in White Center

Quynh from WCDA talking to clients about programs and awareness in White Center

Seatac Airport Partner talking about Airport Job Opportunities

Seatac Airport Partner talking about Airport Job Opportunities

Tara from Bath and BodyWorks talking with clients about seasonal hiring positions

Tara from Bath and BodyWorks talking with clients about seasonal hiring positions

Youths gathered in the hallway at the Youth Jobs and Resources Fair

Youths gathered in the hallway at the Youth Jobs and Resources Fair

Youths gathered in the hallway at the Youth Jobs and Resources Fair

YWCA Regional Director Mike talking with YWCA employees

 

 

Eligibility & Enrollment

Youth Employment Program

  • NO prior work/education experience required
  • "TEAM" approach to learning
  • Introduction to Café Operations
  • Job Search, Resume & Cover Letter Tips
  • Certificate of Completion and an incentive for participant’s commitment and dedication at the end of the program
  • Transportation help is available

Youth Opportunity Navigation Program

  • King County Public Housing and White Center/South King County Residents, ages 16-28 (15-year-olds are also eligible)
  • Free Greenbridge parking on site
  • Accessible by King County Metro route 60, 128, and 131

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