Career Readiness Program
The Career Readiness Program is a program funded by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act that serves out of school youth ages 16-24 in the Eden and Eden Unincorporated Areas of Alameda County.
Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Fairview, Hayward, San Leandro, San Lorenzo
Tutoring, study skills training, and instruction
Alternative secondary school services
Paid and unpaid work experience
Occupational skills training
Leadership development opportunities
Follow-up services for 12 months
Comprehensive guidance and counseling
Financial literacy education
Entrepreneurial skills training
Labor market and employment information
Post-secondary education and training
Youth participants will work one-on-one with case managers to develop a plan to reach education and career related goals within the program. Each plan is tailored to what the youths’ needs and desires are. Participants have the opportunity to return to school, attend a variety of different workshops, and work in an internship geared towards their career goals.