Welcome to Los Angeles County's

Youth at Work Program

Our Youth at Work program will help place LA County youth in a paid job that leads to a long-term career pathway in high-growth, in-demand industries.

We will help you prepare your resume, provide hands-on job training and practice interview skills.

We are here to help you start your career!


  • LA County youth residents ages 14 to 24 that have the right to work in the United States are eligible to apply. Through Youth at Work, you will:

  • Receive 120 hours of personal enrichment training and paid experience

  • Earn $15 per hour

  • Have the opportunity to work for a variety of employers in the public, private or non-profit sectors

  • Potential long-term employment options and training


Help shape our future! Become a youth worksite!

  • As an employer you have an opportunity to boost your workforce while providing youth with invaluable work experience:

    By becoming a youth worksite you will:

  • Be connected to a youth worker receiving subsidized wages for 100 hours

  • Increase your workforce capacity

  • Help shape our future workers!

To become a youth worksite, complete an interest form here!


For Job Seekers/Employees, contact us:

Email:  YouthatWork@wdacs.lacounty.gov

Ph:  (888) 226-6300

Social Media:  @LACountyWDACS


For Job Business/Employers, contact us:

Email:  Hireayouth@wdacs.lacounty.gov

Ph:  (213) 810-1641

Social Media:  @lacbizdev