Working with YouthWe help San Francisco’s young people build the skills they need to succeed in school and work. Our Programs
Career Paths for Youth
JVS believes that youth can succeed with the right mix of education and employment. We have a 20+ year history of collaborating with many other organizations across the city to help youth graduate high school, get work experience and build skills to succeed as adults.
Learn more about how young people are transforming their lives through JVS.
Through job readiness training and paid internships with Bay Area businesses, youth explore their career options and build skills to succeed in the workplace
We collaborate with San Francisco schools on programs that integrate in-class learning with real world experience
Young people have gained work experience and skills through our programs
Bay Area businesses annually turn to JVS for work-ready young people to fill routine roles
Earnings of young people through last summer’s programs
“The youth come well prepared with basic skills for working in an office. JVS staff is professional, responsive and supports them all the way. They learn so many skills they will use forever. As a result, youth are more confident, motivated and are more able to tackle life’s problems and improve their community.”
A few of our partners
JVS leverages the strength of public institutions, nonprofits and businesses to help young people succeed. Do you share our vision? Get in touch with us to explore a partnership with JVS.
Bay Area Businesses: Hire Our Youth
JVS can subsidize the wages of the youth you hire and train. We coach them through their work experience and offer you support along the way.