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Summer Youth Training Program 2019

The Summer Youth Training Program (SYTP), presented in partnership with CareerSource Capital Region, is designed to prepare young adults for the world of work. This is a five-week program that will last from Monday, June 10 until Friday, July 12. Summer youths earn $8.46 per hour while learning new skills. 

This program provides youth with an opportunity to earn money while gaining valuable work experience, skills-oriented training and career exposure. Summer youth applicants are able to choose from a variety of Leon County Divisions which include the Leon County Community and Media Relations, Library Services, Volunteer Services,  Development Support & Environmental Management, and several others. These positions will require individuals to perform tasks depending on their placement which include but are not limited to:

  • Clerical duties (filings, typing, copying, enter data, answering phones).
  • Assisting in managing ball fields 
  • Cataloging and shelving books
  • Research using historical records

Young adults who are accepted into the program will also participate in CareerSource Capital Region’s Dynamic Futures training in which they will create a portfolio and learn important soft skills.

Applications will be accepted from February 25 at 8:00 am to March 29 at 5:00 pm (EST).

Eligibility Requirements*:

  • Between 14-24 Years Old
  • Leon County Resident
  • Able to commit to 20 hours a week of work plus additional required training from June 7 – July 12, 2019. (Note the work week will begin on Monday, June 10, however there is a mandatory training on Friday, June 7).

 

Summer Youth

You may apply for a maximum of 2 positions with one application. Only the first 2 positions selected by the applicant will be documented.

Summer Youth Worker

For questions, contact Kay Pelt-Walker using the following information.

Leon County Volunteer Services
918 Railroad Avenue 
Tallahassee, Florida 32310
Phone: (850) 606-1970
Fax: (850) 606-1971
E-mail: PeltWalkerK@leoncountyfl.gov    
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Summer Youth Frequently Asked Questions

*Income restrictions may apply for positions funded by CareerSource Capital Region. CareerSource Capital Region is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. CareerSource Capital Region is a proud partner of the American Job Center network.