Embarcadero YMCA workforce program is currently affiliated with our Youth Chance High School. Once students have earned their diplomas and credits, we assist youth overcome personal and professional barriers by providing them with skills for workplace success, providing workshops and employment opportunities for transitional age youth.

Workforce Highlights

  • One-on-one build career skill
  • Resume and portfolio building and management
  • Job Placement and support
  • Job application assistanceJob application assistance

Our Programs

We serve recent high school graduates looking for resources in employment in the following areas: Retail management, Art and Design workforce, Medical and Science field and more.

Workforce Programs Embarcadero

The program breaks barriers of employment for transitional age youth between the ages of 18-24 by providing hands on support as they finish high school.


Aquatic Pathways

The Aquatics Workforce Development Pathway program is an internship that provides leadership opportunities for teens and young adults in our community to help them gain experience, build relationships with peers, and support the community-based work the YMCA of SF provides, through job placements.


Meet Our Staff

Celan Beausoleil, LCSW

Director of Youth Chance High School


About Celan

Celan Beausoleil, LCSW is a San Francisco native who has worked with system-involved youth since 2007.

At the Y, we invest in helping everyone reach their fullest potential!

We offer workforce training in the form of skill-building, job readiness- training, certifications, paid internships and job placements,