Workforce Development

Comprised of programs to address the needs of youth in the workforce arena. The employment programs provide youth with employment skills and job placements to foster the building of self-esteem and facilitate the reduction of delinquency. Youth participate in workshops on resume writing, interviewing skills, job search techniques, job applications and procedures, computer training, and communications. Through the Workforce Development Component, youth are provided with the fundamental skills to build a foundation for their future careers.


Generating Leadership Opportunities in the Workforce (GLOW) serves youth ages 14-21 who are on probation, or been involved in the juvenile justice system. The program provides job placement and job readiness training, case management, vocational and life skills training, academic assistance and mentoring, education and career counseling, and other wraparound services in an effort to keep youth out of probation and from further involvement with the justice system. For more information, please contact Selena Levy - Project Coordinator at 415.775.2636, ext 212.


The Mayor’s Youth Employment and Education Program (MYEEP) leverages the desire of young people in 9th&10th grade to be employed to engage them in job readiness training, youth development, and educational activities. In addition to work experience, the program provides support to youth as they transition towards successful adulthood by strengthening their understanding of the connection between employment and education as well as the responsibility of adults to contribute positively to society.

For more information, please contact:

Richmond & Sunset Neighborhoods: Chi Hong Leung - Project Manager at 415.752.9675.

Chinatown & North Beach Neighborhoods: Daphne Wong - Project Coordinator at 415.775.2636, ext 245.


Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) targets servcies for low income youth ages 16-24 involved in the justice system or not on track to graduate from high school. The program includes job placement and job readiness training, academic assistance, case management and other support services. Youth are also provided with guidance and assistance to transition to secondary education or career options. For more information, contact Chi Hong Leung - Project Manager at 415.752.9675.


Transition Opportunities for Success (TOPS) focuses on programs and services for low income and San Francisco youth residents ages 16-24. The program provides ESL tutorial, academic assistance, CAHSEE, GED and college placement test preparation, life skills building, referrals and other support services. For more information, please contact Tammy Vuong - Employment Counselor at 415.775.2636, ext 212.


Youth Employment and Training Project (YETP) provides job readiness and placement services to low-income youth ages 16-25. This project provides supportive services in resume writing, interview preparation and employment counseling, in addition to resources for employment. YETP aims to develop job skills while gaining work experience, increase career awareness and employability, and develop successful work habits. Skills trainings and workshops are conducted in partnership with the Employment Training Center where free training courses are provided to aid youth on their road to employability through workshops that include computer programming, career portfolio building, and workplace behaviors. For more information, please contact Jeff Lao - Employment Counselor at 415.752.9675.


Youth Sector Bridge (YSB) targets low income trasition age youth ages 17-21 who are involved in the justice system, not on track to graduate from high school, or have other barriers to employment. The program provides job placement, job readiness training, paid internships, academic assistance, case management and other support services, and transition to secondary education, career options or a sector academy. For more information, please contact Ryan Leano - Project Coordinator at 415.752.9675.



Main Office + Computer Clubhouse
1038 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

Tel: (415) 775 - 2636

Fax: (415) 775 - 1345

Richmond Employment Office
319 Sixth Avenue, Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94118

Tel: (415) 752 - 9675

Fax: (415) 752 - 9033

Bayview Branch Office
4438 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94124

Tel: (415) 550-1151

Fax: (415) 775-1345