Youth Works Program

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OhioMeansJobs – Madison County Youth Works Program is offered to High School Freshman status to 21 years of age in Madison County. Here you can gain access to an Employment Services Counselor who will help better your pre-employment and work-sustaining skills. Youth must meet federal guidelines in order to be eligible for the Youth Works Program. For more information, call Courtnee Mueller at 740-852-6047.

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The Youth Works Program is a year round program that youth participate from enrollment to graduation from high school.

Applications for In School Youth are accepted August 1st to December 1st each year. Out of School Youth may apply anytime during the year.

Summer Employment Opportunities

  • Summer Employment / Paid Work Experience
  • Private Sector Work Opportunities

Paid & Unpaid Work Experiences

  • Access to Job Leads
  • Mentorship

Support Services

  • Transportation
  • Clothing Assistance
  • Driver’s Education

Guidance & Counseling

  • Referrals to Appropriate Agencies
  • Career Exploration (Career Information System & Internal Job Description)

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Occupational Skills Training

  • Pre-Employment / Work Sustaining Sessions
  • Job Shadowing

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  • Homework Clubs
  • One-on-One Tutoring
  • Computer Resource Library

Alternative Secondary School Services

  • Referrals to ABLE / GED
Leadership Development Opportunities

  • Tutoring Peers
  • Adopt-A-Highway Project
  • Community Service / Volunteer Activities

Follow-Up Services

  • Continued contact with student for 12 months

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