Employment Services of Weld County

Street Address:
315 N. 11th Ave. 
Building B
Greeley, CO 80631

ailing Address: 
PO Box 1805
Greeley, CO 80632 

Phone: (970) 353-3800
Telecom Relay Service (TRS): Dial 7-1-1
Fax: (970) 346-7981

Young Adult Employment Program Hotline

Phone: (970) 400-6715

Karina Amaya
Special Programs Manager - Youth

Email: kamaya@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 400-6763

Greg Cordova
Youth Case Manager

Email:gcordova@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 400-6762

Leslie Galindo
Youth Case Manager

Email: lgalindo@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 400-6764

Rich Madrid
Youth Case Manager

Email: madridrl@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 400-6761

Nereyda Torres
Youth Case Manager

Email: ntorres@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 400-6739

 

The Young Adult Employment Program is a vital link between classroom learning and actual on-the-job experience that matches young people's skills and interests with employment opportunities. To assist young adults with efficient up-to-date job search strategies, a Young Adult Employment Specialist can provide: Resume Guidance, Interviewing Skills, Job Readiness Assessments, Job Applications and Search Assistance. Young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 are eligible to participate in the Young Adult Employment Program. Economic circumstances are not a consideration for program restraints. For more information, please contact the Young Adult Employment Program Hotline (970) 400-6715.

How can the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Programs help me? 

 

The WIOA Youth Programs may help you in many different ways based upon individual needs. The goal of this program is to assist you in successfully completing high school or a GED program, as well as acquiring skills to obtain employment. 

To help you reach these goals, WIOA may help you with the following services:  

  • Comprehensive Guidance/Counseling
  • Occupational Skills Training
  • Alternative School/GED
  • Employment/ Work Based Learning  
  • Study Skills Training
  • Dropout Prevention
  • Follow-up Services
  • Job Shadowing
  • Adult Mentoring
  • Leadership
  • Tutoring
  • Financial Literacy
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Supportive Services

 

Am I eligible for the WIOA Youth Programs? 

 

To be eligible for the WIOA Youth Programs and currently enrolled in school,  you need to be between the ages of 16 and 21. If you are out of school, you need to be between the ages of 16 and 24.  

Applicants may also need to meet at least one of the following categories:  

  • Deficient in Basic Literacy Skills
  • School Dropout
  • Offender
  • Homeless/Runaway/Foster Child
  • Pregnant or Parenting Youth
  • Individual with a Disability
  • Low Income

 

How do I apply? 

For more information or to schedule an appointment 

please call (970) 400-6762.

Please bring the following documents to your appointment so we can better serve you: 

  • Income Verification
  • Photo ID
  • Social Security Card

What's New

Minimum Wage Increase for 2017

State Youth Events and Job Fairs

2014 GED Test Changes

Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success!

Youth Program Links

AmeriCorps

Colorado Youth Corps Association

Corporation for National and Community Service

Governor's Summer Job Hunt

 

Karina Amaya
Special Programs Manager - Youth

Email: kamaya@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 400-6763

Holly Bernhardt
WCYCC Program Coordinator

Email:hbernhardt@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 400-6757

 

Employment Services of Weld County

Street Address:
315 N. 11th Ave. 
Building B
Greeley, CO 80631

ailing Address: 
PO Box 1805
Greeley, CO 80632 

Phone: (970) 353-3800
Telecom Relay Service (TRS): Dial 7-1-1
Fax: (970) 346-7981

Kris Armstrong
Resource Specialist

Email:karmstrong@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 400-6711

Chad Wilson
Instructor

Email: cgwilson@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 400-6735

Anne Wolney
Instructor

Email: awolney@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 400-6734

Lora Lawrence
Business Services Manager

Email:llawrence@weldgov.com
Phone: (970) 400-6713

 

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