Summer Youth Employment Program 2021

Summer Youth Employment Program 2021
Posted on 04/06/2021
YouthWe are accepting applications to the Lake County Summer Youth Employment Program!  

This popular program, funded by the Lake County Board, will provide meaningful work experiences in either onsite or virtual environments for approximately 215 young people this summer.

Applications for the summer program will be available from Monday, March 1 to Friday, April 30 on the Job Center website at www.lakecountyjobcenter.com

To qualify for employment, youth must be:

  • Age 14 to 18 (by April 15) OR age 14 to 22 with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Attending middle school or high school
  • Receiving free or reduced-price lunch OR meet low-income guidelines

A lottery system is used to select candidates to move forward in the application process.  Check the Job Center website after May 17 for application status.  We will contact selected youth to complete the intake process.

Work and virtual opportunities for participants will begin July 6, 2021.  The program lasts approximately 4 weeks.

Download the SYEP 2021 flyer 
Qualified individuals are invited to apply now.

Contact jeverett@lakecountyil.gov or call 847.377.3447

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