Prep for your next job with Virtual Job Readiness Workshops!   Download the Flyer here   Trainings take place on Zoom for ages 14-21: June 23, 2021 - Wednesday 3:30PM - 4:30PM - Basic Work Skills Workshop 4:30PM - 5:30PM - Resume Review & Interview Skills   June 24, 2021 - Thursday 3:30PM - 4:30PM - Basic Work Skills Workshop 4:30PM - 5:30PM - Resume Review & Interview Skills   July 7, 2021 - Wednesday 3:30PM - 4:30PM - Basic

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Prep for your next job with Virtual Job Readiness Workshops!   Download the Flyer here   Trainings take place on Zoom from 4 - 5 PM for ages 14-21: February 11: Communication Skills February 17: Resume Review Session February 18: Job Search Workshop February 24: Finances with KeyBank - Spending & Saving March 11: Self Discovery - Passion & Career March 17: Resume Review Session March 18: Job Search Workshop March 24: Careers in Retail & Customer Service April 14:

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YouthForce Intern Ivan Excels in Professional Opportunity with Thrive Communities   2020 has been a challenging year for so many, but the YouthForce team would like to share a wonderful success story to close out the year. Ivan graduated from Rainier Beach High School in June and was accepted into our summer internship partnership with Thrive Communities. When our students and youth were looking for an engaging internship experience, Thrive truly stepped up and became an ideal, intentional partner for

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  Our partners are doing whatever it takes to give teens in our community access to opportunities during this uncertain time. For the past few years, YouthForce, our career readiness program has partnered with Bank of America to offer internships for teens. Although the format looked different this year, that did not take away from the positive impact this experience will have on participants’ lives. Nine YouthForce teens took part in a four-week virtual internship with Bank of America. Interns

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On Friday, May 8, Boys & Girls Clubs of Washington will announce the 2020 Washington State Youth of the Year winners. We're hosting a virtual pre-party on Facebook to kick off the festivities, introduce our King County honoree, Miracle, and showcase our local teen programs. Join us Friday, May 8, to cheer on Miracle for Washington State Youth of the Year! At 2:25pm, Miracle will lead a virtual tour of the Smilow Rainier Vista Club. Then, we’ll hear from a

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Interning with the Seattle Seahawks   Through YouthForce’s TeamWork Internship Program, teens sharpen their professional skills at the home of the Seahawks. As Seahawks Suite Runners, the paid interns work from 5:45 AM until 2 PM on game days providing meals, drinks, and smiles to Seahawks fans. Teens gain hospitality skills such as customer service, multitasking, teamwork, and effective communication while working alongside more experienced mentors.  TeamWork Interns Fathima and Ebonyé share about their experiences at CenturyLink:     This

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This winter, we are hosting a Youth Resource Fair for ages 14-21 on Saturday, December 7 at the Smilow Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club from 11am - 1pm.   YouthForce serves over 400 under served teens throughout King County each year through paid internships at unique companies and a career readiness program.   At the Youth Resource Fair, we intend to have 35 - 45 companies and organizations participate and speak to teens about jobs and local opportunities. This

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