For Youth

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Who Can Apply

You can apply to become a Juma youth if you are:

  • Out of work and out of school, between 16-24 years old
  • Or

  • A Sophomore in high school
  • Of low income
  • Highly motivated with the desire to go to college and you’d be the first in your family to go to college
  • Between 2.0-3.0 GPA
  • A U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, have an employment authorization card or DACA status

 

What Juma Offers

Juma Ventures offers youth a great opportunity to work and make college and career dreams a reality. We offer stable employment opportunities, the chance to build workplace skills, save money for college, get connected to a network of support, and develop a plan for attaining a college degree.

Juma Provides:

  • Part-time employment at one of our concession businesses in a major sporting venue
  • Job skills training
  • Individual Development Account for college savings
  • Financial guidance
  • Funds to match your college savings
  • College and career tours
  • College application and financial aid help
  • One-on-one mentorship
  • Tutoring and SAT preparation
  • Support through college completion

 

Apply Now (based on recruitment periods below):

Atlanta, Oakland, San Francisco, and Seattle recruitment:
December-February
Sacramento recruitment: July-October
Santa Clara recruitment: March-May

Here’s how to apply…

Step 1: Submit interest form

Step 2: Attend info session (applications handed out)

Step 3: Submit application

 

For questions about eligibility contact:

robertl@juma.org – Atlanta Site Director
teshikah@juma.org – Bay Area Program Manager
danielab@juma.org – Dallas Enterprise Manager
clairew@juma.org – Sacramento Enterprise Manager
jesusr@juma.org – Santa Clara Enterprise Manager
masonm@juma.org – Seattle Site Director
torreyf@juma.org – New Orleans Site Director