Employ St. Louis Summer
Helping St. Louis youth build soft skills, confidence, responsibility, references, networks and financial literacy
Summer jobs for youth program is currently underway at SLATE. Employ St. Louis Summer offers four options for youth to participate in summer jobs during the summer of 2019.
- The Summer Jobs League (SJL) Youth Program is funded through the State of Missouri. SJL provides meaningful summer employment opportunity to qualifying youth. 253 youth participated during the summer of 2018. Our goal for summer 2019 is to provide 300 eligible youth with the opportunity to receive summer employment and financial literacy. The registration and enrollment process will begin in May 2019; youth can enroll in person at the St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) or online using the summer jobs link provided on jobs.mo.gov.
- Summer Jobs Program at Clinton Peabody through the Jobs Plus Grant. We were able to place 17 youth last summer. This year the goal is to place 25 youth. More contact information will be posted on the website in April 2019 www.stlworks.com .
- Youth Build - Summer Jobs Program is a program for youth who are interested in construction careers. SLATE placed 20 youth last summer. The goal is to place 25 youth this summer. More contact information will be posted on the website in April 2019 www.stlworks.com.
- Summer Jobs Connect (CFE) Cities for Financial Empowerment. The St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment play a key role in providing summer jobs for the youth throughout the city of St. Louis. During the summer of 2018, Summer Jobs was able to service 66 participants. The participants were able to work up to 160 hours at a rate of $9.00 per hour.
This summer with funding from CFE, STL Youth Jobs will also hire and train five Young Money Managers. YMM’s will provide Financial Literacy Training to STL Youth Jobs participants and other youth in the community as a part of their work experience. They will also have the opportunity to gain work experience with local companies, including financial institutions. Young Money Managers will be allowed to work up to 175 hours at $11.00 per hour.
Summer Jobs Connect is now enrolling please log on to www.stlyouthjobs.org.
Please call Shekima Hunter if you would like to sign your business up and be a host site for youth. Shekima’s number is 314-657—3633. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please consider sponsoring a young person this summer. Contact Sharonda White at 314-657-3594. Her email address is email@example.com.