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Job Tips For Teens


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About opportunities available in the LA for at-risk youth

About opportunities available in the LA for at-risk youth

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  • 1.
    • When You Need A Job Right Away:
    • Homeboy Industries: “Jobs Not Jails”
    • Hires at-risk youth and former gang members in the Los Angeles area
  • 2.
    • Businesses Include:
    • Homeboy Maintenance
    • Homegirl Café
    • Homeboy Silk-screening
    • Homeboy Merchandising
    • Homeboy Bakery
  • 3.
    • When you want a probation program that can help you get a G.E.D. and help develop a life plan:
    • Los Angeles Youth Opportunity Movement Amends Program
    • Tracks youth's educational plan (strive for high school diploma)
    • Refers to a vocational/post-secondary education program
    • Links youth to community activities
  • 4.
    • If you are interested in a career in health care:
    • Stand & Deliver Program
    • Enrollees will be:
    • Exposed to healthcare occupations
    • Assigned a mentor who works in healthcare
    • Given technical assistance toward developing a professional portfolio
  • 5.
    • If you have already earned your G.E.D. or high school diploma, and need a plan for college:
    • Students For Higher Education (SFHE)
    • Provides education, training, mentoring/case management, leadership development, work-study, supportive services, and intensive transition support
    • Graduates eligible to enroll to Los Angeles Trade Tech College
  • 6.
    • When You Want A Long-Term Plan, Without Having to Worry About Money:
    • U.S. Military: The College Loan Repayment Program
  • 7.
    • Some Military Jobs :
    • Air Traffic Technician
    • Pilot
    • Pharmacy Specialist
    • Master Fitness Trainer
    • Chaplain Assistant
  • 8. Job Salary Subway and Streetcar Operators 50,500 Manufacturing Sales Representatives 50,800 Gas Plant Operator $54,600 Flight Attendants $61,000 Elevator Installer/Repairer $68,800 Subway and Streetcar Operators 50,500
  • 9. Job Average Salary 2007 Funeral Director $50,400 Electronic Engineering Technician $52,100 Registered Nurse $60,000 Dental Hygienist $64,700 Radiation Therapist $70,000
  • 10. Jobs Salaries Organizational Psychologist $80,800 Computer Hardware Engineers $91,900 Marketing Managers $104,400 Pediatrician $140,700 Airline Pilot 145,600
  • 11.
    • Average Salary of Streetcar Operator: $50,500
    • After 30 years: One and a half million dollars
    • If put 1/3 of salary toward a 30-year mortgage: Half a million dollar home , including interest
  • 12.
    • Many of these kids have grown to believe that they can’t succeed
    • Providing them with a realistic vision of a financially successful future can inspire confidence and hope