Summer Youth Employment Program Applications Open March 1st

Feb 22, 2023 | News

Applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program will be accepted from Tuesday, March 1 to Saturday, April 15.

This popular program, funded by the Lake County Board, will provide meaningful work experiences in various worksites for approximately 160 young people this summer.

To qualify for employment, youth must be:

  • Age 14 to 18 (by April 15) or age 14 to 22 with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Attending middle school or high school
  • Receiving free or reduced-price lunch or meet low-income guidelines

Work opportunities for participants will begin June 20, 2023. The program lasts approximately six weeks. The Summer Youth Employment program is administered by the Lake County Workforce Development Department.