The Unity Council’s offers summer jobs & training for Oakland youth, ages 16-24, opportunities to earn money, gain meaningful work experience, training, and improve their job-readiness skills. Our services offer case management, youth career coach, supportive services, as well as an internship at an hourly rate of $16.00-$18.00/hour.
We will begin sending information sessions and enrollments in April/May 2023.


  • Must be an Oakland resident
  • 16-21 years of age
  • SS and ITIN are acceptable
  • If under 18 years of age, school work permit is required
  • Fill out intake form – Will be available April 2023
  • Attend an Orientation – Coming May 2023


  • Paid Job Readiness Training
  • Paid Short term internship placement
  • Co-enrollment options

Program Schedule

  • More details coming soon! *Note: If you are interested in being a job host site, let us know!


Ximena Montes, Youth Career Manager
Call or text (510) 542-9722

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