The application period for the summer 2021 Youth Employment Program is open.
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, May 21 by 3 p.m.
Qualified youth who are accepted into ECYEP will be able to work up to 30 hours a week 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, 100 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
Click here to download an application. Please submit completed applications via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications can also be picked up during normal business hours at Escambia County Neighborhood and Human Services Department, 221 Palafox Place or Brownsville Community Center, 3200 West Desoto Street. Incomplete application packets will not be accepted.
For additional information, please call 850-595-3596, Clara Long, Director of Neighborhood & Human Services Department.