Opportunity Junction

Job Training and Placement Program

Mission: To help low-income Contra Costa residents better support themselves and their families with earnings from employment.

Intervention: A job training program that consists of: Computer and life skills training necessary for administrative positions; a paid internship; case management and counseling; job placement; and ongoing career services for alumni.

Impact and cost: $3 in additional earnings over five years per $1 spent

Quality of evidence:  ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

Read the findings and executive summary (PDF, 10 pages)
Read the full report (PDF, 45 pages)