Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Youth and Mentors Needed For the Next Yippie Job Training Program!

Our next Yippie Youth Academy will start on July 10th, 2012. Fifteen low-income youth will be chosen to participate in the next Yippie Academy. Students will attend weekly job readiness classes and weekly mentoring meetings for five month. Students are eligible to receive up to a $75 monthly stipend and weekly bus passes. Students will also earn their Food Handler’s License, CPR and First Aid Certificates. Classes will be held in Fairfield, CA and are open to Fairfield and Suisun City residents.

Be a Yippie Youth! Student applications may be downloaded and must be sent to 1652 West Texas Street, #248, Fairfield, CA 94533 by Friday, June 1 by 5:00 PM. No late or incomplete applications will be considered. Get your application at the bottom of this page. Visit our Youth page for more information.

Be a Yippie Volunteer! It really does take “the Village”. Please consider being a volunteer if you live in the Solano County area. We’d love to hear from you. Volunteer application.

Be a Yippie Mentor! Fifteen adult mentors (25 years of age or older) are needed to share their friendship and business expertise weekly for five months with a Yippie Youth starting on July 10, 2012. Mentors receive training and on-going support. Mentor information and applications may be downloaded. For more information visit our Mentorship page.

Be a Yippie Youth Sponsor! Please consider supporting one of these students. Your gift of cash, goods or services enable more youth to participate. You can also Sponsor a Youth.

Be a Yippie Business Sponsor! We are currently fund-raising for program expenses and to get the first Yippie Yogurt training store open in Fairfield, CA. You can make a donation to help.

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