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Pleasanton Launches Fall Session for 2015 Leadership-in-Training Program

The City of Pleasanton’s Community Services Department is launching its inaugural fall session for the Leadership-in-Training (LIT) program for teens. This program provides comprehensive training and placement in a volunteer position to work closely with city staff on various projects.

The LIT Program is for students entering grades 9 through 12 in the fall of 2015 and provides teens with the opportunity to develop job skills and prepare for future employment through training, hands-on experience, and evaluation. There is limited space in the program and applicants must be Pleasanton residents. All registered participants will take part in a volunteer placement interview on Tuesday, September 15 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm.

This comprehensive program will cover job skills, customer service, leadership and interviewing. Students will be placed in a volunteer position and work closely with city staff in a role throughout the community services department including sports, art classes, aquatics, drama programs, youth and teens, senior center, community services marketing, youth commission sub-committees or with the Pleasanton public library.

Deadline to register is Thursday, September 10, 2015. To register please visit course: 60858. Limited space available. For more information, please contact David Weisgerber at (925) 931-3474 or by email at

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About Pleasanton

The City of Pleasanton is a vibrant Northern California community of 71,000 residents situated at the crossroads of Interstates 580 and 680, in close proximity to the San Francisco and San Jose metropolitan areas. The city’s location has historical significance as a major trading route of early Native Americans and later along the route of the First Transcontinental Railroad. Pleasanton is a major suburb identified by the U.S. Census as one of the

wealthiest middle-sized cities in the nation and was included on Money Magazine’s list of the ‘Best Cities to Live 2014’ and on 24/7 Wall Street’s list of ‘America’s 50 Best Cities to Live’. Among Pleasanton’s many attractions are an excellent school system, a highly educated workforce, 1,200 acres of parkland and recreational open space, a nationally recognized business park, a regional retail shopping mall, and a historic downtown district. For more information, please visit