Youth Services

Our Youth at Work program will help place LA County youth in a paid job that leads to a long-term career pathway in high-growth, in-demand industries. We will help you prepare your resume, provide hands-on job training, and practice interview skills. We are here to help you start your career!

  • Receive 160 hours of personal enrichment training and paid work experience
  • Earn $16.90 per hour
  • Have the opportunity to work for a variety of employers in the public, private, or non-profit sectors
  • Potential long-term employment options and training

Priority youth populations are school dropout, CalWORKs, Probation, Foster, Homeless, transition-aged youth (TAY), Low-Income households, LGBTQ, an offender, pregnant or parenting, have a disability, or are an English language learner.

Call to see if you qualify
(562) 562-946-2237 Ext. 221

Gather the documents need it to apply,listed here. You can also, send us a message by clicking the button below. Make sure to include what city you live in and which session you plan on attending!

Enrolled Clients Resources

  • WOW Book
  • WOW Book Portfolio
  • Youth program FAQ


    Help our Young Adults

    Want to take a brand new worker under your wing? Give local youth a chance to work with you and let Rio Hondo AJCC pay their wages.

    Worksite Emergencies

    Call 911 For Life and Death situations


    Call (562) 946-2237 Ext. 222

    In case a worker is injured on the job, you can also click here to be guided through emergency procedures.

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    We work together with...

    • PIH
      Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital

      The Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital provides high quality healthcare without discrimination, and contribute to the health and well-being of our communities in an ethical, safe, and fiscally prudent manner in recognition of our charitable purpose.

    • Tri-Cities R O P
      Tri-Cities R O P

      Tri-Cities ROP provides students with a career-technical education that is rigorous and relevant in today's industries.

    • Long Beach Job Corps Center
      Long Beach Job Corps Center

      At Long Beach Job Corps, students receive the skills needed to succeed in today's workforce - at no cost to them or their families!

    • Rio Hondo College
      Rio Hondo College

      Rio Hondo educational programs prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, grant two-year degrees in a number of specialties, issue certificates in technical or professional fields, provide contract training for employer workforces, and offer community service classes in subjects ranging from computer skills to cultural event fieldtrips.

    • LA Cada
      Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse

      Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Youth Services provides youth substance abuse outpatient treatment and education services. Our program's philosophy is that all teens with education and guidance can:

      • Turn negative behavior into positive change
      • Develop into adults active in their communities
      • Live a healthy lifestyle free from substance abuse

      Parent education services provided.

    • Whittier Union High School District
      Whittier Union High School District

      Whittier Union High School District is the main public school district for the City of Whittier.

    • City of Santa Fe Springs
      City of Santa Fe Springs

      Our mission is to improve the quality of community life in the City of Santa Fe Springs; to foster the public trust through effective management of public resources; to provide a safe, well-planned and aesthetically pleasing environment; to encourage personal enrichment through educational, cultural, social, and leisure programs; to serve the public in a responsive and courteous manner; and, to promote social harmony in all aspects of community life.

    • Employment Development Department
      Employment Development Department

      The Employment Development Department (EDD) has connected millions of job seekers and employers in an effort to build the economy of the Golden State.

    • El Rancho Adult School
      El Rancho Adult School

      El Rancho Adult School offers a safe, diverse, and supportive educational environment; engages our students and assist them in reaching their immediate and lifelong goals; and provides the necessary tools to respond to changing technology and challenging economic times.

    100% Services Funded by the Los Angeles County Workforce Development Board with funds from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Workforce Development Aging and Community Services (WDACS) and the Los Angeles County America's Job Centers of California are equal opportunity employers/programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request, to individuals with disabilities. TTY (562) 236-2899.