Creating Paths to Employment for Opportunity Youth

Creating Paths to Employment for Opportunity Youth

10,000 Opportunities Initiative, The Aspen Institute, and Jobs for the Future, 2017

Toolkit Purpose 

This toolkit supports collaboration between employers, community-based organizations, intermediaries, and other organizations to support youth in advancing on their path towards a career.

Publisher 
10,000 Opportunities Initiative, The Aspen Institute, and Jobs for the Future
Intended Audience 
Youth development organizations and human services providers
Career Pathways Target Population 
Disconnected youth
Based On 
Experience from the 10,000 Opportunities Initiative
Summary of Toolkit Approach 

The toolkit is split into six modules:

  1. Understanding Workforce Needs
  2. Understanding the Talent Pipeline
  3. Developing a Community Strategy
  4. Holding Hiring Fairs
  5. Building Out Paths to Employment
  6. Shifting Company Policies

The toolkit links to helpful videos, interview protocols, research briefs, and guides to help employers and community-based organizations support youth on their path to a career.

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