What Teens Need to Know About Finding a Job During COVID-19

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jul 31, 2020 3:36:57 PM

For most teenagers, finding a job in the best of times is an intimidating prospect. Trying to find a job during a pandemic or when unemployment is very high, however, feels impossible.

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Youthworks! blog: Z’s journey

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jul 7, 2017 12:00:00 AM

One of the first things you’ll notice about Z * is her very shy demeanor, but she hasn’t let that define who she is or what she wants to be: a designer for clothing supergiant, Adidas.

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Rayanne Starts a Whole New Family Tradition

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 18, 2015 12:00:00 AM

 

Rayanne was barely 16 when her mom’s alcoholism finally got so out of control that she couldn’t take care of her kids or herself. It was a shock to Rayanne, who had no idea her mom was drinking.

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YOUTHWORKS! and the Power of People Skills

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Dec 2, 2014 12:00:00 AM

YOUTHWORKS! and the Power of People Skills

Our newest Idaho Youth Ranch program, YOUTHWORKS!, helps launch at-risk young adults into the working world with a big head start. The program includes on-the-job training in our thrift stores, mentoring from a business professional, classroom instruction, an internship, and job placement assistance. It even pays trainees a stipend while they’re learning.

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Program Spotlight: YOUTHWORKS!

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jul 8, 2014 12:00:00 AM

 

YOUTHWORKS! is the Idaho Youth Ranch’s newest program, launched in 2013.

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The Art of Thankfulness

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Jan 2, 2014 12:00:00 AM

The Art of Thankfulness

If you've visited the Idaho Youth Ranch website or Facebook page recently, you will have seen this original drawing by Gina Johnson. Gina is currently a trainee in IYR’s YOUTHWORKS! program, someone who is not used to thinking of herself as an artist.

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