2021 Summer Youth Work-Based Learning Program

WHAT: Subsidized summertime workers for your enterprise
WHO: Eligible Out-of-School youth ages 16-24 and In-School youth ages 14-21
WHEN: 7 May 2021 to 31 August 2021
WHERE: All public, non-profit, or private work sites in the East TN Local Workforce Development Area

Summer youth employment programs are a popular strategy in many communities to ensure that youth gain valuable work experience and have a safe, productive way to spend their summer months. Full and part-time placements are available, and the East Tennessee Local Workforce Board pays workers’ wages up to $4,320.00 per eligible youth. This is an opportunity to secure paid employment in your enterprise while expanding opportunities to teens and young adults who otherwise might struggle to finds jobs during the summer months. Youth and young adults receive additional program services including financial literacy learning; supportive services, to include but not be limited to transportation, uniforms, and childcare; academic advancement; mentoring; and leadership development.

For more information, contact Bill Walker by email at bwalker@ethra.org or call 865-705-9765.