Youth Employment Programs

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If you are between the ages of 16-21 and are looking for work either after school or for the summer, the Goodwill After School and Summer Youth Programs could be a perfect fit for you.

Youth Qualifications

  • Must be 16-21 years of age
  • Must be out-of-school and meet Workforce Investment Act (WIA) or Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) criteria, as determined by Pima County during their Intake Process


  • A high school junior or senior that needs assistance in education or
  • A high school senior who has selected a career track and needs an internship


Enrollment Process for Youth

  • Fill out Pima County application online at
  • Take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) at Pima County office
  • Finish two hour pre-screening at Goodwill
  • Finish two hour Orientation at Goodwill
  • Complete the Employability Skills training (8am-2pm) at Goodwill


Work Requirements for Successful Completion

  • Work required hours at the minimum wage of $7.90 per hour
  • Maintain 100% attendance during employment
  • Demonstrate a 90% proficiency of required skills 


If you are interested in participating, contact

  • Julie Bednarek at 520-623-5174 ext. 1135 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

This program is funded through a contract with Pima County One-Stop