WIOA Youth Program
The WIOA Youth Program is designed to engage and empower At-Risk youth (out-of-school youth ages 16-24) through a full-service model that maximizes every youth’s potential in a positive, consistent learning environment. Our staff are committed, caring professionals that go the extra mile while giving each client the tools to build their framework for future independence.
What can I expect from the WIOA Youth Program?
Participants can earn an industry-recognized certification to increase their competitive edge in their job search, receive paid incentives along with vocational and job readiness training, participate in courses of their desired field of interest, and earn a sustainable job that can lead to a prosperous career.
Through participation in this program, you will have access to a case manager who assists you in understanding your strengths and the careers that match your skills and abilities. An Individualized Service Plan will be developed with your case manager as you set goals around training and employment. Ultimately, connecting you with a paid internship. Apply Here Today!
Organizations & Schools
We partner with agencies and schools to assist youth with career development skills and employability, connecting them to training opportunities, apprenticeships, and paid internships. Candidates must meet federal eligibility requirements. See eligibility requirements.
Refer youth and young adults by completing the interest form application below and a team member will contact the applicant with more information. Refer a Youth or Young Adult Today!
The San Luis Obispo County Office of Education’s Youth Workforce Development team works with local employers to provide paid internships for youth and young adults ages 16-24. Candidates placed in internships will be paid through Federal WIOA funding at no cost to the employers. Candidates will have an assigned case manager to assist them with career readiness and desired certificates and training. Case Managers will partner with employers to provide an overall positive working relationship and opportunities for mutual benefit and growth. Contact Us Today!
Reach us by phone at (805) 440-7032
Youth Program Eligibility