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Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area

Youth Services

Education and career planning can sometimes seem overwhelming. Let us help you along the way to Your Bright Future.

We are here to help you by making sure you have access to education and training programs that continually provide opportunities to learn new things. You have capabilities that are uniquely yours. Let us help you make the most of them.

The youth program can assist motivated young adults ages 16-24, who have barriers and challenges to workforce success. 

We provide support in setting and achieving goals to eligible participants to complete their General Educational Development (GED), post-secondary education, vocational training and or job search help.

To assist with job search or the completion of your education, some of the services offered through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and other programs include:

  • Personalized Goal Planning
  • Tutoring Services
  • Career Exploration
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • College Information
  • Paid/Unpaid Internships
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Financial Literacy Education
  • Labor market and employment information
  • GED Certificate Completion

For additional information on eligibility and services, contact one of our Youth Services Coordinators.

Summer Earn & Learn (SEAL)


Explore more information on Summer Earn and Learn (SEAL), a statewide initiative to offer students with disabilities, aged 14-22, work readiness training and paid work experience. Students in the Rural Capital Area are offered the opportunity to do hands-on work for five weeks or more. The students learn about the employer’s industry and develop skills and work experience that will prepare them for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment. Upon completion of the program, some students are presented with the opportunity to become employed full time.

Jobs Y'all

As part of your career exploration, utilize the Jobs Y'all portal to explore good-paying and meaningful careers in growing industries. Here, you’ll discover rewarding and satisfying jobs right in your hometown or elsewhere in Texas. Find the career that matches your interests and goals. Your career starts here.

Youth Services Team

Meet our Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area Youth Services Team:

Chris Caballero

Chris Caballero

WIOA Youth Program Operations Manager

John Garcia

John Garcia

WIOA Youth Talent Development Specialist

Stephanie Mora

Stephanie Mora

WIOA Youth Talent Development Specialist

Yvonne Moreno

Yvonne Moreno

WIOA Youth Talent Development Specialist

Amanda Pérez

Amanda Pérez

WIOA Youth Talent Development Specialist

Ryan Tatum

Ryan Tatum

WIOA Youth Talent Development Specialist

Robert Trevino

Robert Trevino

Talent Development Specialist

Chris Caballero

Office Phone: 512-392-1291 ext. 3013
Sector: Public Sector
Home County: Hays County

Chris Caballero

WIOA Youth Program Operations Manager

John Garcia

Office Phone: 512-244-2207 ext. 1071
Sector: Public Sector
Home County: Williamson County

John Garcia

WIOA Youth Talent Development Specialist

Williamson, Burnet, and Llano Counties.

Stephanie Mora

Office Phone: 512-244-2207 ext. 1091
Sector: Public Sector
Home County: Williamson County

Stephanie Mora

WIOA Youth Talent Development Specialist

Williamson, Burnet, and Llano Counties.

Yvonne Moreno

Office Phone: 512-392-1291 ext. 3011
Sector: Public Sector
Home County: Hays County

Yvonne Moreno

WIOA Youth Talent Development Specialist

Blanco and Hays Counties.

Amanda Pérez

Office Phone: 512-392-1291 ext. 3039
Sector: Public Sector
Home County: Hays County

Amanda Pérez

WIOA Youth Talent Development Specialist

Blanco and Hays Counties.

Ryan Tatum

Office Phone: 512-303-3916 ext. 2041
Sector: Public Sector
Home County: Bastrop County

Ryan Tatum

WIOA Youth Talent Development Specialist

Bastrop, Fayette, and Lee Counties.

Robert Trevino

Office Phone: 512-398-3491 ext. 3114
Sector: Public Sector

Robert Trevino

Talent Development Specialist

Caldwell County