COVID-19 Update: Alameda & Contra Costa Businesses, Employers, Workers & Job Seekers

COVID-19 Service Update

Career services will be offered virtually in accordance with Shelter in Place orders.
For service details, see below and the EASTBAYWorks events calendar. This site will be updated regularly.

Youth

SERVICES

  • Tutoring and instruction towards high school completion
  • Occupational skills training towards postsecondary credentials
  • Paid and unpaid work experiences:
   Summer and year-round employment
On-the-job training
Pre-apprenticeship
   Internships
  • Exposure to in-demand industries
  • Career exploration
  • Leadership development
  • Supportive services
  • Adult mentoring

ELIGIBILITY

OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTH

  • Age 16 to 24 and not attending school
  • Eligibility based on multiple factors, contact a youth service provider

IN-SCHOOL YOUTH

  • Age 16 to 21 and attending school 
  • Eligibility based on multiple factors, contact a youth service provider

HOW TO ACCESS SERVICES

Earn & Learn East Bay

Interested in a summer job, paid internship, apprenticeship or other opportunities to learn about industries and their job types in a workplace setting?

Discover East Bay Earn and Learn, an exciting new initiative placing in- and out-of-school youth into meaningful workplace experiences with employers throughout the East Bay region. Contact a youth service provider to find out how to participate.

SUCCESS STORIES

Anthony Maldonado

From drop-out to high school completion to becoming a computer engineer

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Cassandra

Once with no direction and no work experience, Cassandra now has not just a job, but a career. Reaching out to EASTBAY Works made all the difference for this dental assistant.

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Cesar

Cesar had dreams of becoming a barber and owning his own barbershop.

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DaeSean McNeal, 20

“Being a part of Youth Radio and their Pathways Program has helped me get back on track and focus on my goals.”

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David

David was a drop-out with a record when he came to EASTBAY Works. Now he’s a combat engineer in the National Guard.

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Debbie Abiola, 21

I’ve been able to gain full confidence in myself and understand the need for team work

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Dominik Vaughan, 21

“My experience was the best ever”

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Jaileel

I’m so lucky I got to participate in the Earn and Learn program. The experience definitely helped prepare me to get a job. I hope it continues so that other kids can learn like I did and have opportunity.

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Jesse

From drop-out to construction apprentice in a union job.

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Noel Anaya, 20

A great experience because I was able to use hands on state of the art equipment.

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Varun

Newcomer to country finds work fast with help from EASTBAY Works.

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