TeenForce merges with Silicon Valley Children’s Fund

Jul 10, 2017 No Comments by

Alliance member TeenForce in San Jose has joined forces with its long-time partner Silicon Valley Children’s Fund in a move designed to strengthen its services to help foster youth successfully transition out of care and on to professional career paths. John Hogan, founder and CEO of TeenForce, will serve as Vice President, Career Services of […]

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TeenForce connects foster youth candidates with STEM internships

May 26, 2016 No Comments by

Congratulations to Alliance member TeenForce as they prepare to place 45 foster youth in paid STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) internships this summer! To be eligible, high-school aged candidates spend nine Saturdays completing 45 hours of technical training including robotics and coding, plus 16 hours of work readiness training during the school year. Graduates […]

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STEM and Work Readiness Program builds on pilot’s success

Dec 29, 2015 No Comments by

A new report from TeenForce highlights the results of its pilot Foster Youth STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and Work Readiness Training program in 2015. Sixteen high-school youth completed 60 hours of extra-curricular robotics and workforce readiness training on Saturdays during the school year. In the summer, TeenForce placed them into paid internships at […]

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San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber names TeenForce Non-profit of the Year

Jan 22, 2015 No Comments by

Congratulations to Alliance member TeenForce, recognized by the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber with its inaugural “Non-profit of the Year” award! “We embraced the TeenForce story the first time we heard it in 2012,” said Matt Mahood, CEO of the SJSV Chamber. “They simultaneously provide a hiring service to our Chamber members and support the […]

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Haven Staffing provides bridge to work for struggling job seekers

Dec 18, 2014 No Comments by

Alliance member Haven Staffing in Laguna Hills, California began operating this summer and helps foster youth aging out of care, single mothers and veteran job seekers achieve success in the workplace. Founder Scott Henderson has numerous corporate contracts from his 23 years in the supply chain packaging business and, with Haven Staffing, aims to “harness the power of […]

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