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 Training for youth ages 18 to 21

Call 847-377-3444 for information or read the flyer regarding customized training opportunities for qualified youth ages 18 to 21. 

In School Program Ages 17 to 21

We offer young people who are currently in high school an opportunity to learn about career awareness, work experience and job shadow experience to achieve academic and employment success as they transition into adulthood, while earning an hourly wage. 
Call the Youth Department at 847-377-3429 for more information.

Out of School Program Ages 19 to 21

We also offer young people who did not complete high school an opportunity to complete their GED and get some occupational skills/employment training while earning an hourly wage. If young people have their GED or high school diploma, they may want to enroll in the skills/employment piece of the program. Call the Youth Department at 847-377-3429 for more information.

Summer Employment Program

This popular program, funded by Lake County, provides meaningful work experiences for approximately 150 youth each summer.  Applications are accepted each February for the summer program. 

To qualify for employment, youth must be between the ages of 14 & 18, in school and meet low income guidelines.  Youth ages 14 thru 22 with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) , in school, could also be eligible. 

Information for Potential Host Sites

Information for youth and parents

Resumes for a First-wage Job

Think you're too young to create a resume? Think again! 
Download our booklet "Resumes for a First-wage Job" for tips and ideas!



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