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Youth Services

 

blue heading icons_raisehand.png Workforce Investment Act Youth Program............................................
The WIA Program can provide activities to help youth with barriers to employment and can help them achieve their educational and occupational skill goals. It can also provide mentors, connections to employers, training and leadership opportunities.
GED - Preparation/Testing Information
Work Experience - Paid and Unpaid 
Occupational Skills Training
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To be eligible for WIA Youth, all applicants must:

  • Be a resident of Broomfield/attending a Broomfield-serving school
  • Be between the ages of 14-21
  • Reside in a low income household
  • Meet one or more of the following criteria:  
    •     Deficient in basic literacy skills (math and/or reading) 
    •     School dropout 
    •     Homeless 
    •     In Foster Care 
    •     Pregnant or a Parent 
    •     Offender history (misdemeanor or felony) 
    •     An individual who requires additional assistance to complete an       educational program to secure and hold employment
Please note that WIA funds are limited and this is NOT an entitlement program.

How do I apply for or refer someone to the WIA Youth Program?

If you feel that WIA Youth may be a program that has something to offer you, please download, print and fill out the referral form and call the Youth Workforce Specialist to schedule an appointment. If you do not have a computer at home call the Youth Workforce Specialist to arrange to pick up an application and to schedule an appointment. Throughout your involvement in WIA, your specialist will be there for guidance and to help you achieve educational, vocational and employment success. If you know of a youth who may benefit from the WIA Youth program, you may refer that person by completing and submitting the Referral Form.

blue heading icons_raisehand.png Youth Services - Governor's Summer Job Hunt Program....................

Broomfield Workforce Center's 12th Annual Youth Job Fair - March 4, 2015 @ 2-5 p.m.

Work Governor's Summer Job Hunt Program
  • Statewide job search assistance
  • One-on-one resume / interviewing assistance
  • Self-directed career assessments
  • Resume and cover letter tools 
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    Contact
    Kristen Erby, Broomfield Workforce Youth Specialist, 303.464.5891,                                           

    Kristen Erby
    Kristen Erby
    WIA Youth Services

    Ph: 303.464.5891
    Fx: 303.465.5256

    6650 W. 120th Ave.
    Unit A1
    Broomfield, CO 80020

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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