SPRING 2021 YOUTH WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Program Enrollment: February 15 – March 19
  • Employment Prep: March 24 – April 1, 2021
  • Employment Assignments: April 5 – June 25, 2021 (12 weeks)
  • Wage: $12/hr

Learn more about this valuable work experience for 16-24 year olds.

Business Worksites:

  • No cost to businesses to participate. Full cost of wages and fringe are paid through local WIOA funding.
  • Commitment of at least 25 hours/week of employment and engagement for out-of-school youth and 12 hours/week for in-school-youth from April 5, 2021 to June 25, 2021.
  • Sign worksite agreement and designate a company representative as a point of contact for the program.
  • Business must have 5 employees and be able to monitor the work progress of each youth assigned.
  • Virtual work is encouraged. In-person positions will also be accepted.
  • Commitment to train/mentor a young adult in both the job specific tasks and the fundamentals of positive work habits/behaviors.
  • Be available to sign and submit time cards for each participant bi-weekly on the given due date to ensure the youth is paid on time.

Youth Participants:

  • 16 – 24 years old.
  • Earn $1,700 to $5,700 for participation in full program.
  • Meet WIOA eligibility.
  • Register as a program participant and provide all application documents prior to March 19, 2021.
  • Attend workforce skills preparation prior to work assignment.
  • Work assigned position and hours from April 5, 2021 – June 25, 2021.
  • Be positive, prepared and ready to learn at your job site!
  • Transportation assistance and additional support items may be available for youth needing to work physically at a job location.

Learn more at midsouthyouth.com

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