The Youth Ambassador Program began in 2001 to provide job experience to high school students through participation at special events held by non-profit and for-profit organizations in the City of Pasadena. The Program provides opportunities for each Ambassador to gain valuable work experience as docents, attendants, event planners, and as spokespersons for the program. A recent poll asked Ambassadors what they liked about the program. These are a few of their responses:
“I have learned how to work with others,” “Exposure to new opportunities,” “Helping the community,” “Meeting new people,” “Networking with other youth groups and organizations“
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- The White House Initiative’s Year-round Internship Program offers an exciting experience for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in improving education outcomes for African Americans.
- Summer Opportunities
- Tournament of Roses Careers
- Census Bureau Field Jobs
- Internship with Congresswoman Judy Chu
- Collaborate PASadena Leadership Council
- WB - REACH
Youth Ambassador Brochure
The City of Pasadena Northwest Programs Division has a great program to provide high school students with on the job experience at special events throughout the year with the City and other non-profit agencies. To qualify for the program, the student must attend a Pasadena High School, obtain parental permission, and complete the registration process.
Download Ambassador Brochure:
Resources for Supporting PUSD Students and Families during School Closure (English/Espanol)
La Pintoresca Teen Education Center
Join La Pintoresca Teen Education Center Today!
Membership Fee of $25.00 per school year allows Teens access to enrichment classes throughout the year, including:
Alive & Free, Appetizers & Small Plates, Graphic Design, Stay Turn’t, Team Building, Teen Cinema Fridays, and more!
- Monday, 12:00 p.m.-6 p.m.
- Tuesday-Friday, 2:00 p.m.- 6:00PM
- LPTEC, 1415 N. Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91103
- (626) 345-0706
- Ages 11-18
Teen Web Guide
Click below to access our Teen Web Guide where you can find all sorts of information such as jobs/careers, youth leadership, mental health, homework help, and many other useful information!
Have questions? Any questions? Just call the LA County Resource Line at 626-300-1326 or visit www.211LA.org
Congratulations to our Youth Ambassador,
Queen Laila Ward,
for becoming the 2021 Miss Black Pasadena!
College Admission Resources
going merry - Scholarship Search
Nitro - Minority Scholarship Search
First-Generation College Student
Are you a first generation college applicant/ student? Do you have questions? If so, visit https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/first-generation-college-students/ for all the information you need.
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