The Summer Youth Program gives students guidance on making a career plan, setting long term goals, building a strong support system, gaining work experience, developing a skill set, staying active during the next summer, planning for college tuition, increasing self-confidence, making better choices and more.
Notice/Agenda of Training of the Pima County 2014 Summer Youth
Las Artes offers a unique learning environment for youth ages 17-21. Structured classroom study combined with community art projects allow students to prepare for general education development (GED) testing and build employability skills by participating in community art projects.
Pima Vocational High School is a School-to-Work Charter School with a focus on youth 16 to 21 years old who are looking for an alternative opportunity to succeed in obtaining a secondary education along with vocational training.
Pledge-A-Job program matches youth ages 16-21 with job openings pledged by local employers who are interested in hiring youth for summer, year round, full time and part time jobs.
Youth Career Expo
The April 30, 2014 Pima County Workforce Investment Board Youth Career Expo on logistics careers held at the Port of Tucson, 6964 East Century Park Drive, was a success. There were 80 youth from several schools attending the event. Representatives from the logistics industry were available to provide information and answer questions.