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Summer Youth Training Program 2018

The Summer Youth Training Program (SYTP), presented in partnership with CareerSource Capital Region, is designed to prepare young adults for the world of work.

Young adults between the ages of 14 and 24 years of age who want to use their summer vacation to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities needed in a workplace environment are encouraged to apply.

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 Commissioners Offices, Library Services, Emergency Medical Services, Management Information Systems, Parks & Recreation and several others. These positions will require individuals to perform tasks such as:

  • Clerical duties (filings, typing, copying, enter data, answering phones).
  • Maintaining ball fields and parks grounds.
  • Helping to stock emergency vehicles.
  • Showing others how to use the internet.
  • Cataloging and shelving books.
  • Maintaining warehouse shelves.

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

This is a five-week program that will last from Monday, June 11 until Friday, July 13.

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 11 – July 13, 2018

Completed application, which must be submitted by 5:00 pm, Monday, March 26, 2018.

Applications will be accepted from February 26 at 8:00 am to March 26 at 5:00 pm (EST).

You may apply for a maximum of 2 positions. You may use the same application to apply for both positions.  Only the first 2 positions selected by the applicant will be documented.

For more information, call (850) 606-2430 or visit:
If your questions or concerns were not addressed, contact Kay Pelt-Walker using the following information.
Leon County Volunteer Services
918 Railroad Avenue 
Tallahassee, Florida 32310
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.