Y.E.S. Services

Y.E.S. has four core focus areas to promote our youth’s careers through training, leadership and community engagement platforms and services.

Education and Career Counseling

Access to Y.E.S’ resource and referral pool of occupational specialists who provide:

  • Guidance Counseling
  • Mentorship/Education & Career Advice
  • Employment and Internship Referral and Matching
  • Specialized Trainings and Workshops
  • Individual Career Plan Development
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Life Skills and Wellness Development

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Y.E.S. conducts monthly workshops with specialists in various occupational areas with an emphasis in leadership and life skills expertise to include:

  • Finance and Budgeting
  • Job Interviews
  • Public Speaking
  • Youth Socialization Exchange
  • Emotional Intelligence Development
  • Health and Wellness
  • Dressing for Success
  • Housing – Renting and Buying
  • Career Survey Interest and Evaluation

Youth Apprenticeship Program

Y.E.S. has a structured and strategic model platform to match youth’s skills sets and career interests with local businesses. They will receive: Supervised, structured, and specialized on-the job training experience in their occupational career area of interest to include our primary areas of focus: Entrepreneurship and S.T.E.M.

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Empowerment Training

classroom learning

Y.E.S. promotes empowerment by leadership and mentorship trainings. Y.E.S. hosts and facilitates:

  • Specialized Trainings
  • Workshops
  • Luncheons/Dinners
  • Community Events focused on:
    • STEM
    • Arts/Music
    • Public Speaking
    • Public Policy
    • Entrepreneurship
  • Volunteer Activities & Opportunities
  • Outcome-Based Learning Experiences & Best Practices

Why Y.E.S?


  • Partnership Opportunities to support Youth in underrepresented populations
  • Accelerate the expansion of workforce readiness development for Youth to enter into new industry sectors and occupations in the 21st century
  • Engage and support Community Youth Based Programs
  • ROI – Invest in enhancing Youth’s skills to become Future Employees, Employers and Business Leaders
  • Become Career Consultants and Subject Matter Experts who make a direct impact to support Youth and connect with Community
  • Utilize your specialized skills & knowledge to assist in the empowerment and success of tomorrow’s Youth


  • Contract partnership opportunities to support and foster Youth Workforce Success for underrepresented populations
  • Contribute to supporting the Department of Labor’s Executive Order 13801 on Expanding Apprenticeships in America and closing the skills gap
  • Increase participation for Youth Apprenticeship and work-based learning opportunities in local communities
  • Promote Community Based Programs for Youth Transitioning in both Civilian and Military communities


  • Explore and engage in education, business and career mentoring platforms
  • Access to on the job training experience
  • Learn unique ways to socially engage and adapt wellness transitions to adulthood
  • Develop the necessary “soft skills” to compete in a global economy
  • Empowerment

Ready to start your journey with Y.E.S.?