WHO WE ARE. WHAT WE DO.

Our mission is to support the community by enabling Orange County youth and young adults to secure and maintain meaningful employment. We offer programs that help young people improve their self-esteem, employability, career choices, financial/personal self-sufficiency, and quality of life. 

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YES WORKS!

Here's a snapshot to underscore the power of YES and the impact that our organization has had on the community in 2017. Thanks to its generous donors, volunteers and employers, YES had a measurable impact on Orange County young adults this past year. Read our annual report and learn more!

News & Articles

One Year Later: Jose is Thriving!

One of the greatest joys of working at YES is hearing from graduates just how much our program has impacted…

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Connecting YES Graduates and New Employers at the Spring Job Fair

May didn’t just bring new flowers, but it also brought new jobs! Youth Employment Service (YES) held its Spring Job…

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YES is hitting the Concert in the Park again this year!

The Costa Mesa Foundation is a wonderful organization whose purpose is to support programs that enhance the Costa Mesa community….

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From left to right Ms. XX, YES Board President Janet Randolph, Mr. XX, YES Volunteer Coordinator Hannah Engelhardt

Outstanding YES Support from NHRA

For the past few years, the National Human Resources Association (NHRA) Orange County Affiliate has been an outstanding philanthropic group…

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Become Part of YES Today!

YES, I WILL BUILD MY SKILLS!

PROGRAMS

YES, I WILL LEND A HELPING HAND!

VOLUNTEER

BECOME AN
EMPLOYER

YES, I WILL HELP YES GROW!

Success Stories

"YES doesn't rest until you get your dream job!"

“After a lot of rejection, I realized I needed more than just a degree; I needed an outstanding resume to get and ‘ace’ an interview. Then fate came…

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"I Couldn’t Have Done It without YES!"

Spirited, sharp and articulate, YES grad Jose Torres exudes the attitude and enthusiasm we’d all like to see in our employees. “I love this job…

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"I Take My YES Skills with Me Everywhere"

YES alum Lauren Buangan used her YES experience to create a video about YES (see video below), showcased at YES’s annual fundraiser…

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