Youth Action Project to provide work experience and occupational training to area youth.
San Bernardino, CA June 13, 2017: The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors voted to award Youth Action Project with a contract to provide Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act services under the direction of the San Bernardino County Workforce Development Board. YAP will work to serve a small segmented of the youth who would historically obtain services through the now defunct San Bernardino City Employment and Training Agency (SBETA). The program is designed to engage out of school youth between the ages of 17-24. Youth who reside in the city of San Bernardino will have the opportunity to develop the skills and habits needed for economic and social success. YAPs Young Workers Initiative will connect San Bernardino City youth to the skills building opportunities like:
- Paid and unpaid work experience
- Leadership development
- Introduction to Entrepreneurship
- Mentoring and life skill development
- Occupational skills training:
- Medical Assistant
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Pharmacy Technician
Funding for this program is provided through the Workforce Development Board of San Bernardino County. This WIOA Title-1 financially assisted program is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. For enrollment information click here
The San Bernardino County Workforce Development Board (WDB) is a policy-making entity empowered by WIOA to educate and train local workers and support businesses. The WDB is comprised of a majority of private business owners who collaborate with leaders from various education, labor, public service, and community-based organizations. The focus of this board is to ensure that the residents of San Bernardino County have the skills, training, and education to achieve their career goals, and San Bernardino County employers are able to hire, develop, and retain outstanding employees.