JobTrain provides career training to those most in need, at no cost to the students!

JobTrain helps the Valley’s most in need reclaim their lives from poverty and unemployment.

JobTrain prepares students for successful, sustainable careers in high-demand and emerging fields.

JobTrain provides daytime and evening classes at no cost to students!

JobTrain transforms lives and communities in Silicon Valley.

Featured at the 2018 Breakfast of Champions, Al shares his journey which took him from the streets of Richmond to JobTrain’s door, to now having a sustainable, stable career and a bright future.

JobTrain’s Carpentry Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program is funded in part by NIEHS cooperative agreement ES006185.

7,393

PEOPLE
SERVED
IN 2017

81%

graduates
placed in
careers

85%

placements
with jobs
one year later

37%

actual
recidivism
rate

JobTrain Documentary to Broadcast Nationally on PBS

JobTrain is honored to have been selected by Visionaries, Inc. for a documentary feature for the work we do in addressing the larger issue of poverty in our community. Visionaries, Inc. is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to producing and distributing...

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Success Rings True at Second Annual EOA

On March 1, 2018, JobTrain held its 2nd Annual Economic Opportunity Awards ceremony at LinkedIn’s Mountain View headquarters. Bay Area companies of all sizes were represented at this philanthropic event to celebrate thought-leaders who are working tirelessly to...

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Message from the President & CEO: The Data Is In

One of the most vexing challenges we face in the non-profit sector is staying connected with program participants so we can track, measure, and evaluate the long-term impact of our work. Longitudinal impact evaluation is vitally important in our mission to help very...

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