2022 Summer Youth Employment Program Recap
The 2022 Lake County Summer Youth Employment Program recently wrapped up another exciting summer as 165 youth gained meaningful work experience while earning a paycheck. Funded by the Lake County Board, this program was offered in a hybrid format this year with an option for youth participants to partake in the traditional model working at a physical location or to participate in an online Work Readiness Bootcamp.
115 student workers were placed at 17 sites, including a mix of nonprofit organizations, local municipalities, and private or community-based organizations throughout Lake County. During this six-week program, students worked in a variety of areas including office support, day camp programs, and indoor/outdoor maintenance. They earned $10 per hour for 25 hours per week.