Youth Employment Program

YOS believes career exploration helps build a stronger connection to the youths’ community and a sense of purpose.

For several years, YOS has taken part in the One Summer Chicago summer employment program initiated by the City of Chicago. As a worksite, we directly hire youth to work at YOS. In addition, we provide computer labs for young people to complete their homework and apply for jobs.

YOS helps youth prepare for a productive and meaningful adulthood, focusing on self-sufficiency through employment and occupational training. Since the program started, we have successfully employed hundreds of youths and guided them through managing their responsibilities.

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