Options for Youth, Acton - Upland is proud to be a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Exclusive Partner. We provide all instruction in a workforce context offering students the opportunity to prepare for their college and career goals prior to graduation. Students can take advantage of internships, work experience, job placement, and family wrap around services. Curriculum is embedded with materials and activities that strengthen students soft skills and workforce development. All students have the opportunity to work closely with our WIOA partner organizations. In addition, we offer 12 months of mentoring and follow-up once a student leaves our program. Ensuring students leave prepared to enter the workplace is our number one priority.
Career Pathways Coordinator
Meet your Career Pathways Coordinator, Adolph Angulo, for all your career needs!
- Connect with local resources
- Discuss your future career as well as gain access to resources to obtain it
- One-on-one meetings throughout the semester
- Learn about career/job fairs, internships, as well as hiring events
- Resume help and building
As a WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act) School we have an exclusive partnership with Goodwill Southern California and Pathways Management Group. Through our referral process students are eligible for employment, career technical education, training, and additional wrap around services.
As our partner, they provide Youth at Work Programs that include on-the-job training consisting of up to 300 hours of paid employment. They also provide financial courses; Budgeting, Financial Basics, Investing, and How Money Works; as well as, family services. Through our referral process students are eligible for employment, career technical education, and additional wrap around services.