program offers teens opportunity to work
Employment will be available this summer for teens ages 14 to 17 as a part of a joint endeavor of the city of Austin and the Travis County Health & Human Services Department.
The Work-Based Learning/ Summer Youth Employment Program aims to provide teens with a chance to develop workplace skills. Teens will work with the city, Travis County, nonprofit groups and private businesses .
To be eligible, teens must reside in the city or Travis County and attend school in the area. Prerequisites include training in completing a job application and workplace expectations. Parents can register teens beginning Jan. 2 by calling 854-4590.