Career Navigator Toolkit

Oct. 11, 2018 - The Denver Opportunity Youth Initiative (DOYI), in partnership with the Colorado Workforce Development Council, has released a Career Navigator Toolkit. The toolkit is a collection of promising practices from career navigators in Colorado. You can explore the toolkit here.

DOYI will also be scheduling in-person and virtual trainings on the toolkit that will take a deep dive into topics such as:

  • What is a career navigator?
  • Engagement strategies for opportunity youth
  • How to set up the first meeting and follow-up
  • Developing a career plan
  • Preparing for work
  • Retention and upskilling
  • Education and work-based learning
  • Support services

DOYI hosted its first training in September, and is working to finalize the dates and details of additional trainings. Anyone working with young adults ages 16-24, or supervising programming for young adults, should consider attending. To be notified of future trainings please fill out this form.

Contact Jenny Smith, Talent Pipeline Manager, at or visit