Around Town: Teens Find Summer Jobs Through Youth Employment Services’ Program

This summer over 30 local businesses partnered with the City to mentor and train Santa Clarita Valley teens in the summer program.

Marlene helps customers and learn responsibilities at Old Navy.

Since 1991, the City of Santa Clarita’s Youth Employment Services (YES), program has helped special-needs, low-income and at-risk youth, ages 14-18 years old, obtain job skills training and employment.

Alex Fitchmun works with Famous Footwear to help restock shoes.

The program seeks to help participants become acclimated to the workforce and secure job offers or good references for future employment

YES teens help out at the Newhall Community Center.

A former YES teen (right) was hired and now trains new YES teens at TEE PLUS.

Jason, from the YES program, enrolls children for the reading program at the Valencia library.

Jasson enroll’s children for the reading program at the Valencia library

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