News & Updates
Speed Networking with AZYF!
Whether you know exactly the type of job you want in the future, or are feeling a little lost about what you want to do when you grow up, don’t worry, you’re not alone! Speed networking can come in really handy for all teens. By attending an AZYF speed networking event, you’ll get the chance to meet professionals from lots of different fields and learn about what they do. This can give you a better idea of what kinds of jobs are out there and what you might be interested in pursuing in the future.Read More
3rd Bayless Entrepreneur Winner: Charles Anderson III
Congratulations to Charles Anderson III, the latest winner of the Bayless Entrepreneur Program! Charles, a senior at West Point High School, pitched his plan to our panel of judges and won $2500 seed money to start his business.Read More
Announcing the Skilled Trade Education Program (S.T.E.P) Scholarship Fund! 🛠️
If you’re not feeling the college vibe or just don’t think it’s the right path for you, that’s totally okay. Pursuing a career in skilled trades can be just as rewarding. That’s where the “Skilled Trade Education Program” comes in. The Bloss family has established this scholarship to help underserved teens who are interested in skilled trades as a career. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition, books, and tools, so you can focus on learning and building your skills without worrying about the financial burden.Read More
Teens, Apply for a Summer Internship Before
March 17th April 3rd!
Summer internship applications are due by Friday, March 17th, 2023. Apply now to start your journey towards a successful future! Are you looking for a way to gain some real-world experience while earning some extra cash this summer? If so, AZYouthForce (AZYF) summer internships might be just what you’re looking for!Read More
New AZYF Office in the West Valley!
We have expanded our locations at AZYouthForce, and are excited to welcome you to our new office in the West Valley! It was important to AZYF to obtain an office space in the West Valley to be able to serve teens from the area. The need for programs like AZYF in the West Valley was evident, and AZYF wants to eliminate any barrier that may conflict with teens’ career pathways or experiences with the program.Read More
AZYouthforce Christmas Party
Celebrating the holiday season with the best! Past and present AZYouthForce interns came together to reconnect and join in on holiday festivities! 🎄✨Read More
Learn-to-Earn Entrepreneurship Program Second Cohort Winner, Jhovanna!
Jhovanna, former Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley – Arizona Stewart Branch member, has been selected as our second Learn-to-Earn Entrepreneurship Program Cohort Winner!Read More
AZYF On the News! Jiffy Lube Intern, Fransisco Becomes Manager at 19 Years Old
Francisco, Jiffy Lube intern turned manager through AZYouthForce was featured on Channel 3 news! Take a look at the exciting video below and join us in congratulating Francisco for all of his hard work!Read More
AZYF Entrepreneurship Interns Visit American Family Fields of Phoenix
Special thanks to American Family Fields of Phoenix for hosting our entrepreneurship interns at their ballpark for a special look inside the clubhouse and a chance to learn about the different departments that make up their team!Read More
Justin Bayless Donates $500,000 to Boys & Girl Clubs of the Valley
JUSTIN BAYLESS DONATES $500,000 TO BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF THE VALLEYBayless Entrepreneurship Program to Help Youth Build Skills, Mindset to Create Successful Enterprises PHOENIX (March 1, 2022) – Knowing the value of creating meaningful, good-paying jobs for teens in under-resourced communities, entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist Justin Bayless has donated $500,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs…Read More