TeenForce

Rating: 5 stars   5 reviews

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Location: 1080 N. 7th Street San Jose CA 95112 USA

Mission: TeenForce is a social enterprise that is focused on solving America's youth employment crisis by fulfilling the hiring needs of businesses. As a self-sustaining non-profit organization, we help all teens (ages 14 – 20) with varying degrees of skill sets gain valuable work experience. We provide work readiness training, skills development, and job placement services. Our staffing agency model makes it convenient and cost-effective for employers to hire teens while generating revenue to support our activities. Teens in our program gain confidence and skills, while improving adult/teen relationships. Teens become healthy, caring and responsible young adults who have important roles in the community.
Results: 1. Approved as 501 (c) (3) in July, 2010 2. Established functional staffing agency business model, including database, website, policies and procedures. 3. Placed 236 youth into jobs (as of March 2013) for a total of over 62,580 paid work hours. ($591,790 in wages) 4. We have over 50 clients who provide jobs for teens.
Target demographics: Teenagers and young adults (ages 14 -20)
Direct beneficiaries per year: In our first year, the number will be approximately 50 teens.
Programs: Temporary, part-time and full-time job placement. Summer Internship Program. Skills training and development. Jobs program for youth in foster care.
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EIN 27-2117804
408-827-3078
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Rating: 5 stars  

TeenForce is a tremendous partner for Silicon Valley Children's Fund. John and his team have opened the doors to employment opportunities for so many foster youth in our community.

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