One Summer Chicago youth employment program adds 3,000 jobs
May 23, 2016
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office announced Friday [May 20, 2016] that 3,000 new jobs have been added to the city’s summer youth employment program.
One Summer Chicago is expected to serve nearly 30,000 youths in 2016, offering opportunities large and small, from office clerical work and bike repair to urban agriculture and outdoor forestry work. The program hopes to give Chicago youth a chance to earn a paycheck for meaningful work experiences.
One Summer Chicago was the largest jobs program in the city in 2015. Top employers include: After School Matters, Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Parks Department.
Read the full article on ABC7Chicago.com.
Teens can continue to apply for one of the 10,000 summer opportunities available through After School Matters. Summer programs begin the week of June 27.
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