Are you between the ages of 15-25 and currently enrolled in college? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of at-risk youth? Then the Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) may be for you! We are seeking individuals that are self-driven, creative, and are interested in working with youth. The ideal candidate would have a passion for helping other youth achieve their educational and occupational goals. You will work collaboratively, independently, as well as with a diverse and talented group of student assistants, mentors, and managers.
In this job, you will assist youth clients to achieve their academic and career goals. The duties include outreaching target clients, presenting career related workshops and information in both individual and group setting, managing caseloads.
Position exists in Hollister.
You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
Travel will be required to attend training and meetings.
You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.
Job Application Package Checklist
Job Code #:
Student Assistant/Youth Employment Opportunity Program
$1,983.00 - $2,180.00 A
$2,122.00 - $2,333.00 B
$2,270.00 - $2,497.00 C
$2,429.00 - $2,672.00 D
# of Positions:
San Benito County
Monday - Friday
The Employment Development Department (EDD) is one of the largest State departments with employees at hundreds of service locations. For more than 70 years, the EDD has connected millions of job seekers and employers in an effort to build the economy of the Golden State. In order to continue our mission, we are constantly looking for the best and the brightest to join our ranks. Working at EDD presents many opportunities. If you strive to make a difference, we invite you to seek a career with EDD.
The position(s) require(s) fluency in the Spanish language. If the State of California does not have a current record documenting your fluency in this language, you will be required to successfully pass an approved language fluency test prior to being hired.
Students must have the ability to read and write at a level necessary to document activities.
Students who are Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) eligible must be between the ages of 15 and 25, have a desire to help other youth, and are currently enrolled in at least six (6) semester units or the equivalent of college courses at an accredited college or university, with a GPA of 2.0 or higher may apply for this position. Copies of your transcript(s) will be required prior to employment and after completion of each semester thereafter.
Please only submit ONE application. Electronic applications submitted through your CalCareer Account are highly recommended and will be received/processed faster than other methods of filing.
If you are unable to apply electronically through your CalCareer account, please mail a completed and signed State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 and application package to the mailing address provided in the “Application Instructions” section below and ensure the following:
Clearly indicate the Job Code #, Position Number and the Title of this position in the “Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section located on the first page of your State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678.
Clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility (cert, transfer, reinstatement, etc.) in the “Explanations” section located on the first page of your State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678.
Remove and do not submit the “Equal Employment Opportunity” questionnaire (page 5) with your completed State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678. This page is for examination use only.
Do not include your full Social Security Number on your documents and/or do not provide any LEAP information.
Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.
Final Filing Date:
Who May Apply
This is a non-testing classification, therefore anyone meeting the minimum qualifications listed on the classification specification may apply for this position. Individuals who are, or have been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerly incarcerated youth as defined by Government Code section 18220 are encouraged to apply and will be given priority. If you are applying under this eligibility status, please note on your application your eligibility by stating “preference under Government Code section 18220”. Please note that prior to appointment, individuals claiming preference under one of these categories will be required to furnish documentation establishing their eligibility.
Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).
How To Apply
Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:
Address for Mailing Application Packages
You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:
Employment Development Department
Job Control # 154347
Human Resource Services Division, MIC 54
PO Box 826880
Sacramento, CA 94280-0001
Address for Drop-Off Application Packages
You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:
Job Control # 154347
EDD/Human Resource Services Division (6th floor solar)
722 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Required Application Package Documents
The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Must provide proof of application for, or enrollment as a student in at least six (6) semester units or the equivalent of college courses at an accredited college or university, with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.
In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
- Strong interpersonal skills and experience working in a team environment.
- Ability to use tact and good judgement while communicating and working with customers, co-workers, management, and other government agency representatives.
- Experience with making oral presentations to a variety of audiences.
- Ability to plan, organize, and adapt to changing assignments and priorities, and to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.
- Desire to help others.
- Ability to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint
Background Investigations Requirement
The position(s) may require an applicant to pass a background investigation.
The investigation will consist of completion of a personal history statement and fingerprinting checks with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice, and/or local law enforcement agencies.
During the background investigation, the Employment Development Department (EDD) may review information to verify your compliance with EDD benefit programs. EDD benefit programs include payments issued to individuals for Unemployment Insurance, Disability Insurance, and Paid Family Leave. Non-compliance represents overpayments that were issued by the EDD to individuals due to inaccurate and/or fraudulent information provided by the individual. Any failure to comply with EDD benefit programs may prevent you from being hired at the EDD.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.
It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.