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Calling all local businesses! Santa Maria Summer Jobs and Beyond Career Pathways for Youth is looking to collaborate with you in their Summer Youth Jobs program.

This project is a multi-agency collaboration to provide youth in the Santa Maria Valley with a positive summer and year-round activity. Created to ensure youth are provided with necessary skills and work experience in order to obtain and maintain employment in this ever-changing economy.

Through the Paid Work Experience, participants are placed in businesses or organizations like yours. The salary and supportive services are subsidized by project.

careers-picEmployer Benefits:

  • 200 hours of paid work experience covered by project
  • Workers’ compensation and health insurance covered by project
  • Participants are provided with supportive services (i.e. work clothing, safety equipment, if required)
  • Prior to placement, participants take part of other trainings to become job ready

Other Project Benefits:

  • Training opportunities
  • Access to health care services
  • Resume preparation
  • Leadership development
  • Financial literacy
  • Customer service training

Interested in becoming a worksite? Fill out the survey HERE!

For more information, contact Luis Servin at (805) 742-3951.