Durham County 4H Programs
Through 4-H, hundreds of thousands of North Carolina’s young people learn new skills and serve their communities each year. Guided by North Carolina Cooperative Extension educators and adult and teen volunteers, 4-H’ers gain knowledge, skills and experience that help them become responsible citizens and leaders. Job readiness training helps provide youth with opportunities to learn and practice these skills.
Public Allies is a proud member of the AmeriCorps National Service Network and has been selected as an official training and technical assistance provider to all programs funded by Corporation for National and Community Service on how to better engage and strengthen communities through service.
Youth Employed and Succeeding
The Youth Employed & Succeeding (YES) program works to keep disenfranchised young people from continuing in a cycle of poverty, crime, and hopelessness. The program stresses education and training as the avenue through which youth can achieve career goals and become successful employees, leaders, and active members of the community.
Made in Durham
Made in Durham is a community partnership of engaged educators, business, government, nonprofits, youth and young adults aligning their resources and initiatives to create an education-to-career system that better equips Durham’s youth for career and life success and builds a stronger local workforce.
YouthWork Durham Program
The Durham YouthWork Internship Program offers Durham youth, ages 14-24, the opportunity to gain work experience and develop skills while connecting with City and County jobs, and in various businesses around the City of Durham. The program operates through partnerships between the City of Durham, Durham County, Durham Public Schools, The Durham Workforce Development Board and the Raleigh-Durham Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Council.
NCDOT On-the-Job Training Program
The On-The-Job training, also known as OJT is a civil rights program targeted toward minorities, women, and disadvantaged individuals who have been historically underrepresented in highway construction skilled crafts. OJT teaches the skills, knowledge, and competencies that are needed to perform a specific job within the workplace and work environment.