ANIMO Pre-Apprentice Program

AN!MO Pre-Apprentice Program

A pre-apprentice placement, case management, education, and training program for out of school youth ages 16-24 years old.

Our program goal is to mentor, guide and create career pathways for young adults. Ultimately, we want to increase access to education, training, and employment. If you know a young adult that is no longer attending school, we’re here to help them figure out what’s next! Pre-apprenticeship placements are our specialty!

Eligibility Requirement

  • 16 – 24 years of age
  • King County Resident
  • Not Attending School (Out-of-school youth)
  • Looking for technical/pre-apprenticeship career opportunities

Program Managers

Jesus Mendoza

Jesus G. Mendoza, Program Case Manager

Jesus was born in Mexico and raised in Washington state. He is a University of Washington graduate, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Public Health. With more than five years of experience working with youth of all ages, Jesus’ mission is to help others achieve their goals and dreams no matter the barrier.

It’s simple to get started with ANIMO!

Frequently Asked Questions

I’m looking for a job – can you find me a job or place me in a job?

Our pre-apprenticeship program focuses on placing our participants in training programs that prepares them for full-time apprenticeships or full-time jobs. The good news is that once you have completed your trainings you will be fully prepared to tackle an apprenticeship head-on with certifications and training certificates to boost your pay!

What kind of support services do you offer?

We support you with various services such as milestone stipends, case management, leadership skills, mentoring skills and much more!

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