Simi Valley Youth Employment Service Offers No-Cost Assistance to Local Businesses

Businesses interested in hiring youth and young adults, ages 16 to 22, are encouraged to utilize the Simi Valley Youth Employment Service (YES). YES is a non-fee service provided by the City of Simi Valley to assist youth in finding employment, as well as, providing basic employment services for employers to assist with their recruitment needs.

Employers are invited to post their job openings directly at, or to call (805) 522-HIRE (4473). YES Staff will refer youth based on the employers’ hiring requisites and preferences. Postings will remain active until the positions are filled. To assist local businesses, YES also hosts the annual Job and Career Expo, provides assistance with local labor market information, and refers to employment-related resources.

Additionally, youth, ages 16 to 22 seeking employment are encouraged to call (805) 522-4473 to schedule a one-on-one job coaching appointment. On average, appointments last 30 to 45 minutes and include interview skill assessments, job search techniques, appropriate interview etiquette, workplace professionalism to help retain employment, and referrals to employers currently hiring.

To register with the Youth Employment Service, businesses and youth should contact Kristin Tignac, Youth Employment Service Coordinator, at (805) 522-4473.