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    American Job Center Youth Services


    Mon-Wed: 10am-3pm
    Thur: Closed; Fri: 10am-noon

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    3500 Illinois Street
    Laramie Building
    Golden, CO 80401

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    The American Job Center (AJC) Youth Services offers numerous free services to individuals, ages 14 to 24, in Jefferson, Gilpin and Clear Creek counties. This is a federally-funded program that helps youth develop job readiness skills and get connected to employment opportunities. Youth Services also offers free assistance in supporting youth to obtain their high school diploma, GED or post-secondary certificate/training (two years or less).

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    Services open to all youth include:

    • Job referrals and job development assistance;
    • Self-help computer stations with internet access;
    • Access to job listings and national job search Internet sites;
    • Job market information and employer profiles;
    • Extensive library of financial aid, education and job search-related resources;
    • Job search and job success skills training workshops;
    • Career assessment and counseling; and
    • Referrals to schools, agencies and other youth resources.


    Eligibility-based, free services for qualifying youth include:

    • GED preparation;
    • Basic education, tutoring and study skills;
    • Occupations skills training;
    • Paid and unpaid work experience;
    • Intensive job search assistance;
    • Leadership development opportunities;
    • Case management;
    • Adult mentoring; and
    • Comprehensive guidance and counseling.


    Youth Room

    The AJC has a separate Youth Room that includes free access to computers, fax machines and copiers. You can also speak with a career specialist about employment and training opportunities for youth. The Youth Room is located in the Laramie Building at 3500 Illinois Street, Golden, Colorado.  The Youth Room Hours are:

    Monday - Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Thursday CLOSED

    Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

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    Contact Us

    If you are interested in either program, please call 303-271-4613 or email youthservices@jeffco.us

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