Summer Youth Employment
The 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program is complete! Watch for information about next years program in Spring 2020.
E&ES facilitates Summer Youth Employment programming for Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) youth in collaboration with the CHA and the City of Chicago’s Department of Family and Support Services. The program provides CHA youth ages 16-24 years with six weeks of paid work experience and skill development.
E&ES partners with businesses to match youth with job opportunities that provide exposure to career pathways and offer networking opportunities. Youth are matched with jobs based on their interests and career goals. Important topics that enhance youths’ skills like personal finances, time management, and career planning are included in the program.