Careers for Young Adults

Young adults age 14-24 have the opportunity to explore a variety of jobs before committing to a specific career path. These services help young adults develop job readiness skills and get connected to employment opportunities and educational opportunities. 

Services include:

  • Financial aid navigation, education and job search-related resources
  • Job search assistance
  • Career assessment and guidance 
  • Job training and workshops
  • Self-help computer stations with internet access
  • Connections to paid and unpaid work experience
  • Leadership development opportunities

To see if you qualify for these services please call 303-271-4755.

Summer Employment

Summer employment is a great way to grow your job skills and can help individuals determine what pathway could be right for you by gaining exposure and learning about different occupations. The Governor's Summer Job Hunt is a free program that helps young adults ages 14-24 find jobs and gain job readiness skills. Learn more. 

Job Corps

Job Corps helps eligible young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers and assists them with obtaining employment. Please call 303-623-0420 for more information. 

Resources

Suicide Hotline | 1-844-493-TALK (8255)

Community Resources | Call Mile High United Way by dialing 2-1-1

Youth Committee

The Tri-County Workforce Development Board Youth Committee meets monthly on the third Tuesday. The committee is comprised of employers, community agencies, parents and youth. The Youth Committee creates a pathway to economic success for young adults ages 14-24 through the influence of policy and practice in Jefferson, Gilpin and Clear Creek counties. This group reports to the Tri-County Workforce Development Board

Equal Opportunity

The Business & Workforce Center, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, serves Jefferson, Clear Creek and Gilpin counties, and is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

This program is funded by U.S. Department of Labor and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.