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Workability I is a California Transition Program designed to promote cooperation among students, families, employers, and agencies in planning and implementing services that will assist students in a successful transition to employment.
To learn more about Workability I here is the link: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/sr/wrkabltyI.asp

At Galileo we work with an array of organizations that assist students in career awareness, guidance activities and employment.


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JVS can help you find a job and assist you with developing various vocational skills employers are seeking. There is a JVS representative at Galileo every week. Let me know if you are interested in attending the weekly JVS meetings. Click on this link to find out more information about JVS services.
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Job Corps is a free education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 get a better job, make more money, and take control of their lives.
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San Francisco Conservation Corps is a non-profit job and academic training organization serving young people ages 18-26. Corpsmembers develop their job and academic skills, leadership abilities and environmental awareness by completing outreach, conservation and community service projects throughout the city.
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The Mayor’s Youth Employment and Education Program (MYEEP) provides subsidized employment opportunities to approximately 1,400 high school aged youth each year. The goal of the program is to support the positive development of youth in San Francisco by engaging them in meaningful employment, career, leadership, and community involvement opportunities.

Brava Theater Center ~ Paid job-training program in technical theater for high school students and young adults (ages 16-24).
2781 24th Street, San Francisco (415) 641-7657

Bridges ~ Bridges works with young people exiting special education, and with local employers, to develop mutually beneficial job placements. A stepping stone for employer and youth, the program facilitates an employer/employee relationship in which the needs of each are met. 785 Market St. Suite 700 (415) 227-4330 Ext. 16

California Lawyers of the Arts (CLA) ~ places youth at art organizations for paid job training in performance, visual arts and art administration. Fort Mason Center - 255 San Francisco (415) 775-7200 Ext. 697

Community Education Services ~ is a paid internship that trains young people to create classrooms where students have more power and voice. 80 Fresno Street, San Francisco. (415) 982-0615

Employment Development Department (EDD) ~ helps youth obtain a variety of services as well as job referrals in the private sector through case management. 3120 Mission Street, San Francisco (415) 749-7503

Jobs for Youth ~ is a referral program. JFY works with private companies who employ students and young adults.
1650 Mission Street, San Francisco. (415) 861-5627

JUMA ~ is a youth program that supports teenagers in developing skills and preparing for the future after their high school graduation. In Juma's youth program, youth receive a great job -- working in food concessions at SBC Park and Candlestick during Giants and 49er games. 116 New Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco. (415) 247-6580

New Ways Workers ~ serves as an intermediary between employers and youth and offers the following: youth employment opportunities, training to youth and employers, and technical assistance to employers on how to effectively incorporate youth in their offices.
1596 Post Street, San Francisco. (415) 202-7911.

REACH Computer Skills Training Program ~ is an eight-week program that provides 45 students annually with computer skills training, life skills workshops and technology career seminars. Topics include Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint as well as time management, communication skills and other employment related workshops.
E-mail: khickey@jvs.org for more information

Scholars To College Program ~ provides educational counseling to high school juniors and seniors with disabilities to increase their high school graduation and college entry rates. Services include high school graduation support, post-secondary admissions counseling, financial aid counseling and career counseling.
E-mail: mrizzie@jvs.org

WorkLab ~ Offers youth with disabilities brief paid internships (twenty hours) that provide opportunity to gain exposure to the workplace, learn job skills, build their resume and explore career interests. Students gain experience in an area of interest to them that is often their first work experience.
E-mail: lackerman@jvs.org

Youth Build ~ offers youth (ages 16-24) training in construction and leadership skills as well as Basic Education Skills training (GED).
c/o Asian Design Center 132 Connectict Street, San Francisco
(415) 648-7070 Ext. 524

YouthCares ~ gives young people a meaningful way to contribute to the community while assisting senior citizens, learning skills and developing projects. Youth between ages 14-18 with a desire to work with seniors are encouraged to apply. Applications are available three times a year (spring, summer and fall).
657 Mission Street, Suite 500 San Francisco
(415) 538-8100

Youth Leadership Program ~ offer employment, education and personal support to low income youth and young adults. Teen interns learn leadership and job skills while making positive contributions to their community through gardening and greening.
San Francisco League of Urban Gardeners (SLUG) (415) 285-7584

YouthLine Phone:~ A 12-hour a day, 7-day a week telephone based service staffed and operated by "YouthLine Listeners" between the ages of 16-22. YouthLine is a free service, providing callers with confidential and annonymous peer-to-peer conversation, the ability to get detailed information about youth programs and services and first stage crisis intervention.
1(888) 977-6949

Youth Opportunity San Francisco ~ offers job and development opportunities for youth who live in Mission, SOMA or Bayview/Hunters Point. After-school and recreation activities are available as well as job counseling, training and referral. Contact Yo! SF in your neighborhood and learn more.
Mission -- 1850 Mission Street (415) 487-3910
SOMA -- 2730 Bryant Street (415) 920-8050
Bayview/Hunters Point -- 1195 Hudson Avenue (415) 920-5190

Youth Works ~ offers year-round paid internships in city government departments for SF high school students. Participants must be in the 10th-12th grade, must be a SF resident and also attend a SF high school. They also offer pre-employment and job search training, youth planned activities for participants, and leadership opportunities through their Youth Leadership Team. Youthwork recruits 3 times per year: Aug/Sept for the fall season, Dec/Jan for the spring season, and April/May for the summer session. Participants aare accepted on a first come first served basis.
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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Center of San Francisco - Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) ~ matches youth with volunteer opportunities that match their interests at over 1,000 different locations. The center also publishes a guide to opportunities for youth volunteers in San Francisco -- an excellent resource for youth who wish to explore volunteering on their own.