Yesterday, June 27, 2016 was the official start date for Participants who are enrolled in the YouthWorks Program! Challengers was delighted to be chosen as an official worksite for the program!
"Baltimore City's YouthWorks summer jobs program will match young people (Baltimore City residents) between the ages of 14 and 21 to five-week work experiences with private sector, nonprofit, and city and state government employers. The program will operate 2 sessions from June 27 through July 29, 2016 and July 11 to August 12, 2016. Youth workers can earn $8.75 per hour and work no more than 25 hours a week. The YouthWorks slogan "Summer Jobs Launch Careers" describes the lasting effect that a productive summer job can have on a young person. Through targeted matching of jobs to older teens' career interests and an emphasis on effective work behaviors and financial literacy for all participants, YouthWorks is sure to be a success this summer and beyond as it helps prepare our future workforce".
For more information about YouthWorks, please contact the YouthWorks office at 410-396-JOBS (5627) or firstname.lastname@example.org