Youth: Looking for a Summer Job?

The Oakland Workforce Development Board (OWDB) funds and supports a variety of programs that provide training, mentoring and educational enrichment to Oakland youth ages 16 to 24.


We partner with the agencies below to offer job-readiness training, work-based learning opportunities, and paid work experience for youth. If you are interested in joining the program please contact one of the organizations below:

Lao Family Community Development
1551 23rd Ave.
(510) 533-8850
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm (closed 12 pm - 1 pm)
SYEP Application Link:
Contact: Nicholas Brown | | (510)930-0040

Youth Employment Partnership
2300 International Blvd.
(510) 533-3447
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
SYEP Application Link:
Contact: Jamal Byrd | | 510-533-3447

Trybe, Inc.
San Antonio Park, 1701 E 19th Street
Oakland, CA 94606
Hours vary, please contact.
Contact: Lucia Perez Lorea, Katharine Heida | | (510) 985-9915

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