Our goal is to make the Western Slope of Colorado the most financially literate region in the country. We hope that every young person in the communities we serve enters adulthood financially literate, with applicable work experience through our career development programs.
Personal Financial Literacy
It is never too soon to start making healthy financial decisions. With a goal to make the Western Slope of Colorado the most financially literate region in the nation, we continue to grow our three-part personal financial literacy programming.
RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT & CULINARY ARTS
For high school students interested in a career in the culinary arts, restaurant and hospitality industries, we offer two programs: baking & pastry arts, and culinary arts and business entrepreneurship. Both of these after-school programs count toward graduation, and are excellent for resumes and college applications.
Engineering & Construction Company
Students learn about the various career paths within the dynamic construction industry while gaining hands-on experience in teamwork and project management. High school students build skills and receive training from industry professionals while working through real-world projects.
Career Exploration For Elementary & Middle School Students
Youthentity offers career exposure programs tailored to elementary and middle school students, in which kids interact with working professionals to understand career options and the education and certifications necessary within those roles. Offered in career fair and mini-internship formats.
Architectural Design Team
Students aspiring to be architects, engineers or community planners will enjoy our in-depth design program where students will dive into the architecture industry. Led by renowned architect Gino Rosetti, this is a great program for students who like to exercise their creativity while solving problems.