Central Valley Youth Employment is a program of the Center for Land-Based Learning
and is implemented in Sacramento and Fresno Counties.
Deadline extended to April 1, 2016
Central Valley Youth Employment
A pilot job training and entrepreneurship development course for youth ages 18-24, from rural communities in the greater Sacramento and Fresno regions.
Through this eight-week program young adults gain and practice 21st century job skills that are necessary to be successful in the agricultural workforce. The program includes classroom workshops and job shadows at various agriculture businesses. To encourage innovation and job development, participants will meet entrepreneurs and develop a business plan for a business that will impact this industry.

EXPLORATION: Explore careers in agriculture through field experiences.

READINESS: 21ST Century Skills development and training from professionals.

PLACEMENT: Job shadow, internship, and job placement support during and after the program.

  • Eight Weekly Workshops April-June 2016
  • North State: Yolo, Solano, Sacramento, Yuba, Sutter, Colusa
    Fresno: Fresno, Tulare, Madera
  • Two job shadow experiences

Participation Requirements
  • Must be 18-24 years old
  • Submit application
  • Participate in an interview
  • Be able to attend workshops
  • Participate in job shadows

Contact Information
Stephanie Etcheverria


To Sign up, Visit our website:  

Center for Land-Based Learning, 5265 Putah Creek Road, Winters, CA 95694
(530) 795-1520 | landbasedlearning.org
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