The application period for the summer 2020 Youth Employment Program is now closed.
Escambia County is seeking youth ages 16-24 who are interested in an opportunity to get paid work experience this summer through the Escambia County Youth Employment Program. Applications are due Friday, April 17 by 3 p.m. This application period has ended.
Qualified youth who are accepted into ECYEP will be able to work up to 30 hours a week at $8.56 per hour, with positions available in various county departments along with the Escambia County School District, Property Appraiser, Tax Collector's Office and Supervisor of Elections Office. Participants will also receive job readiness training prior to job placement as well as post-employment briefings.
Last summer, 76 youth participated in the program, working in county departments including Public Works, Public Safety, Escambia County Area Transit, West Florida Public Libraries and more. Read more about their experience here.
Limited positions are available. Requirements for the program are as follows:
- Must be age 16-24
- Must live in Escambia County, Florida
Applications can be downloaded online here, or can be picked up in person during normal business hours at 221 S. Palafox Place, 4th floor reception desk or at the Brownsville Community Center, 3200 W. De Soto St. Incomplete application packets will not be accepted.
For additional information, please call 850-595-1620.