Hello Community and Education Partners:
The Mayor's SummerWorks team has been delighted with the enthusiastic response from so many organizations and schools interested in helping young people prepare for and obtain a job in the Mayor's SummerWorks program!
Here's how you can get involved:
Register Youth Now
Encourage youth and young adults (age 16 to 21 years on June 1, 2017) to register for the Mayor's SummerWorks program. In addition to being connected to employers hiring this summer, youth who register will hear about resources to prepare for college and career. Registration and information...
Hire a Young Person
This summer, we will place youth people with nonprofit and public employers for seven weeks, providing wages and on-the-job coaching for youth. Learn more
Attend a Workshop: Developing Work-Learn Projects for Youth
Thursday, January 12, 2017, 2:00 to 5:00p, YouthBuild Louisville
Interested in learning how to develop "work-learn" opportunities for teams of young people that build vital work and life skills? This hands-on workshop will walk you through the process of creating a meaningful experience for youth. Send an email to register for the workshop.
Apply for a Work Readiness Grant
Deadline: Jan 20, 2017
We are offering mini-grants ($2,000) and technical assistance to up to five community partners interested in expanding or creating work readiness services for youth. Learn more
Apply to Coordinate a Work-Learn Team
Deadline: Jan 20, 2017
We are selecting up to five partners to coordinate teams of youth as they design and implement a project benefiting the community; staff resources and youth wages are provided. Learn more.
Connect with Businesses
The MSW is working with different employer and industry groups this year to bring work readiness workshops and job search services into the community. If you are interested in hosting a workshop, scheduling a speaker, or connecting youth with mentors, please email for more information.
There are lots of ways the Mayor's SummerWorks program can help the young people you serve. Let us know if we can:
- Schedule a job search workshop at your site
- Connect youth with a volunteer mentor
- Help register youth at your program or school
We look forward to partnering with you!
612 South 4th Street, 4th Floor
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
(502) 574-4183 (work)
(281) 460-4295 (cell)
The Mayor's SummerWorks program is led by KentuckianaWorks,
Greater Louisville's Workforce Development Board,
in partnership with YouthBuild Louisville.