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Job Search Support
The Larimer County Workforce Center provides youth, ages 14 – 21, one-on-one employment consultation appointments for youth seeking to maximize their job search strategies.  Youth may receive assistance with activities that include job search support, résumé review, interview tips, career guidance, and setting yourself up for on-the-job success.
 
Services in Detail
    • Job Search Support – Find on-line resources to enhance your job search, create employer target lists, identify posted and non-posted job openings, maximize your Connecting Colorado registration, and/or receive assistance with online applications.
    • Resume Review – Review your targeted resume, identify the unique needs of the position you are seeking, and receive feedback to stand out from the crowd.
    • Interview Tips – Learn about and create answers to common questions and receive feedback on ways to refine your interview.
    • Career Guidance – Take an interest assessment on careers that uniquely match you and receive support in understanding the outcomes. Clarify your career pathway and the beginning steps to take in understanding the entry level skills needed for your future.
    • Setting Yourself Up for Success – Learn about ways to support your growth in a company and ways you can demonstrate your assets to your employer.
      For additional information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Kate Flattery at (970) 498-6082 or kflattery@larimer.org

Youth Friendly Employer List

Discover 150 local businesses that hire youth, what minimum age they hire, and how applicants may apply if they have an opening!

Register with Connecting Colorado

Complete a job search profile for hiring employers to view.  This profile also provides you access to search for jobs posted through the Larimer County Workforce Center.  Click on the “Job Seeker” option to get started.


Youth Workshops 
These two hour job readiness workshops are available to youth 21 years of age and younger! Click each workshop below to understand each topic and how they support your job search.

Job Search 101

Description: You've been submitting applications all over town and nothing is happening! This two hour workshop is designed to give you tips and techniques for a more productive job search. Learn how to focus your job search, market yourself, stay organized, and uncover the "hidden" job market.

Resume Building

Description:  You can create a resume that will attract employers even if you have never worked before! Learn how to market your past experiences, skills, and qualities in a targeted job search while discovering how essential a resume is in your job search plan. This two hour workshop is conducted in the computer lab so you can leave with a finished resume.

 

Interviewing Skills

Description:   You have a great job search plan, a dynamite resume, and now an interview! This two hour workshop gives you not only practice for common interview questions but also tips and techniques on how to best present yourself to the employer and the business to get that job offer. Learn how to "tell stores' and follow up after an interview.

Youth Professionalism 101

Description:   You're ready for success and need a little help to navigate the workplace! Gain insights on the employer's outlook that not only can help you keep the job but also potentially get you promoted. This two hour workshop goes over workplace expectations, generational differences in the workplace, and dealing with conflict in the workshop.

Follow the links to register for an upcoming workshop.  If you need help, please call the youth services line at (970) 498-6608.

These two hour job readiness workshops are available to youth 21 years of age and younger! Click each workshop below to understand each topic and how they support your job search.


Youth Labor Laws
Learn about Federal and Colorado minimum age requirements, permissible occupations, and other labor law topics.


Youth Event Calendar
See upcoming events, workshops, orientations and other services on our Youth Event Calendar!


Facebook and Youth Job Postings
Follow us to check out weekly job opportunities we find on our Youth Services Facebook page!


Internet Job Search sites
Review a resource list consisting of job boards, search engines, and the largest employers in the area.