Strong staffing is a crucial element of an effective YouthBuild Program and placement success.  This resource page offers links to useful resources on staffing, as well as best practices specifically geared to support the required staff roles.


DOL YouthBuild Staffing for Placement Toolkit

DOL YouthBuild Webcast: Staffing and On-boarding

Staffing Your Education Component

YouthBuild Job Descriptions

Webinar: Supporting Placement Through Staffing and Partnerships

Tip Sheet: Building Staff Communities of Practice

Core Staff Positions

Case Manager/Counselor 

Mental Health and Wellness at YouthBuild Programs

Webinar: Structuring Your Case Management Component through Comprehensive Supportive Services

Strategies for Implementing Trauma-Informed Care in a YouthBuild Program

Counseling and Case Management at a YouthBuild Program

Webinar: Case Management Matters: Case Management and Participant Success 

Trauma Responsiveness in an Integrated Workforce Service Delivery System

Webinar: Substance Abuse, Trauma, and Other Challenges: Effective Case Management Strategies

Resources to Assist in Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach

Construction Trainer

How to Successfully Implement and Integrate Your Construction Component

Webinar: Building a Construction Career Pathway at Your YouthBuild Program

Implementing Building Trades Multi-Core Craft Curriculum (MC3)

DOL YouthBuild Webcast: Construction Compliance

Webinar: Building Leaders for the Building Trades

Job Developer

Webinar: A Day in the Life of a DOL YouthBuild Job Developer

Webcast - Placement: Matching Participant Readiness with Partner Offerings

DOL YouthBuild Placement Toolkit Supplement

Internship Resource Page

Post-Program Placement E-Learning Series

Creating Postsecondary Partnerships that Work 

Post-Program Placement Planning: A Strategy to Assist with Placement

Construction Plus Industry Spotlight: Opportunities in Apartment Industry

Webinar: How to Develop Quality Work Experiences for Your Participants

YouthBuild Site Placement Readiness Assessment Tool 

Apprenticeship Resource Page

Construction Plus Framework for a Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Experience

Pathways to Long-Term Success for YouthBuild Students Program Manual

Registered Apprenticeship Toolkit

Program Directors

Strategies for Operating the YouthBuild Program in a Virtual Environment Training Series

Starting Out Strong: Using Your Grant Planning Period

Toolbox for Success: Program Planning and WIOA Resource Spotlights

DOL YouthBuild Tip Sheet Directory

Resources for New DOL YouthBuild Grantees

DOL YouthBuild E-Learning Series Directory

DOL YouthBuild Sample Documents                                           


Lesson Plans and Classroom Activities

Universal Design for Learning: Meeting the Needs of all Learners

Education and Instructional Practice Techniques E-Learning Series

Education at a YouthBuild Program Manual

Developing Soft Skills

Promoting Financial Literacy at Your YouthBuild Program