Youth Engagement Initiative

Northwest Youth Services | Paying wages to Youth for local employers offering job experiences.

ABOUT Northwest Youth Services Northwest Youth Services is a non-profit organization serving young people ages 13-24 experiencing homelessness in Whatcom and Skagit Counties. We support youth in identifying goals and building the skills necessary to reach their own sense...

Futures NW | Empowering Students to Achieve their Career and College Dreams

FuturesNW actively recruits students who are low-income, first-generation students from underserved communities. Our staff and volunteers works with students from the 8th – 9th grade transition through their first semester as a college freshmen. Our...

MyWorksource | Build a Career Path that’s right for you

WorksourceWA.com is a one-stop shop for job seekers and employers looking to connect with resources including skills discovery workshops, hiring events and much more! Such as: On July 12th, 2018 Worksource Whatcom is offering a free workshop...
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Giving Teens a Backstage Pass to Local Workplaces

By Cheryl Stritzel McCarthy Industry in Whatcom County needs valuable employees, and students in Whatcom County need to know about job and career opportunities. Dealing with those parallel needs with its new Youth Engagement Initiative (YEI),...