“The process was so easy from the employer perspective. We even asked our employee to stay on through the fall. We would definitely participate again.” 

- 2019 Summer Works Employer

Important Information

What you will get out of the program:

  • Grow the future workforce: Introduce the next generation to your business and the opportunities and ideas in your field. 

  • Learn from the young adults: Summer Works recruits and prepares great candidates to support your business or organization. Bring fresh eyes and energy to a project you’ve always wanted done over the summer.

  • Invest in our community: Hosting a Summer Works employee is a great way to positively contribute to the development of a young adult in our community. It also exposes them to various real-world opportunities they may not yet know about.

Important Dates

  • January 20th | Application Opens

  • February 12th, 19th, March 5th| Employer Mixers

  • February 7th, 14th, and March 6th | Employer Info Sessions

  • March 13th| Applications Due

  • April 22th | Orientation

  • May 13th | Interviewing with Young Adults

  • June 15th - August 21st| Employment Period

What you're signing up for:

By becoming a partner in this program, you commit to:

  • Share your career story and introduce the young adult to potential pathways to careers and networks.

  • Attending an employer orientation to learn from others about how to create a youth friendly job and inclusive workplace that meets your business needs.

  • Paying a competitive wage ($10-12/hour) for 10 weeks at 20 hours a week.

  • Providing supervision during the employment period

How Summer Works Supports Employers 

SummerWorks staff will support employers by serving as employer of record, assist with onboarding and orientation, and will make sure the young adults are equipped with the following:​

  • Hours of Soft Skills training to support personal and professional growth

  • Necessary paperwork & identification 

  • Logistical support such as Bus passes and work permits

  • Ongoing career advisement and support

Need more info?

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