Youth Programs

Anaheim Workforce Connection works in partnership with several organizations to provide training and employment services to the youth in our community. Please review the information below and visit the websites for more information.

Orange County Conservation Corps

The OCCC is a voluntary work and learn program that provides an opportunity for at-risk and disadvantaged youth, age 18 to 25. Corps members are able to earn a living while learning valuable employment skills through job training and attending an on-site charter school to earn a high school diploma. For more information please visit Orange County Conservation Corps

Hope Builders

Hope Builders is a nonprofit organization that provides youth with opportunities to achieve personal and professional success. The opportunities begin with free career training programs for young adults between the ages of 18-28. The programs run from 16 to 20 weeks in career tracks such as construction, information technology, business applications, and healthcare. Trainees receive a $200 stipend every 2 weeks as well as all of the supportive services needed to succeed in their training. Once training is complete the participants advance into a job placement phase for two years, or until they achieve self-sustaining careers with advancement opportunities. For more information please visit Hope Builders

Job Corps

Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor. It provides vocational and academic training to disadvantaged youth between the ages of 16 to 24. Anaheim Workforce Connection is partnered with the Job Corps Center located in the city of Long Beach. For more information please visit Job Corps

Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP)

The Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) provides special services to youth between the ages of 15 and 25 to assist them in achieving their educational and vocational goals. While working with peer advisors, youth clients interact with professional individuals who have similar paths, perspectives, and educational goals by providing referrals to supportive services, workshops, career coaching, employment preparation, and other training and community outreach efforts. For more information please visit Youth Employment Opportunity Program

CaliforniansForAll Youth Job Corps

In partnership with local governments and community-based organizations across the state, the #CaliforniansForAll Youth Jobs Corps employs young people to help tackle critical issues in priority areas: COVID-19 recovery, food insecurity, and climate action. Youth are supported with at least minimum wage and essential wrap-around services like case management, résumé preparation, special job training, and other benefits to help ensure both their short- and long-term success. Click here for more information.