Youth Employment Services

What is the Youth Employment Program?

The Nine Star Youth Employment program can help you get a job. The program begins with a thorough assessment of your current skills. You’re then paired up with a case manager who helps you to outline long and short-term goals and then create an actionable plan to meet those goals.

Once your goals are determined, you’ll know the next steps to take. These could include additional education and/or certifications; assistance in job search skills; assistance in work habits; and/or placement in a paid internship or permanent job.

Who can apply?

This is an opportunity for young people between 16-24, who have dropped out of high school or have graduated but face barriers to advance their education and career.

What can you expect?

  • Thorough assessment of current skills
  • Opportunities to increase skills
  • Possible certification in an educational or vocational program
  • Creation of short term and long-term goals and a plan to meet them
  • One-one-one mentor and guide
  • Career counseling
  • Job search training, resume writing, interviewing, follow up
  • Development of a positive work habits & attitudes
  • Internship and permanent job placement
  • Budgeting

Who is eligible?

  • Young people between 16-24 (graduated or dropped out)

What do I need to enroll?

  • Valid identification: photo id, social security card

What are the benefits of the program?

  • Getting a good job
  • Exploring career opportunities
  • Being eligible to participate in a paid internship
  • Being exposed to a variety of training opportunities
  • Being eligible for funding for advanced training


How do I enroll?

Stop by any Nine Star Youth Office- 730 I Street in Anchorage or in Wasilla at 300 n Willow

The Nine Star Youth Program is offered at no cost to the participants.

If you are a business interested in hiring a Youth Intern from our program click here for more information!


Main Office
730 I Street
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
(907) 743-6074

Wasilla Office
300 N Willow
Wasilla, AK 99654
(907) 373-3006

Homer Office
601 E Pioneer Ave, Suite 210
Homer, AK 99603-7694
(907) 744-7584