Important Notice Regarding our 2020 Summer Employment Program

While in-person programming remains suspended due to the COVID-19 crisis, YOU Boston will be running its 2020 Summer Employment Program virtually! The program will run from July 6, 2020 to August 14, 2020, and will offer youth online career training in various fields.  Technology resources may be available for those who lack access.Youth ages 16-24 are strongly encouraged to apply, with some placement opportunities available for those 14-15 years of age.

Click here, to submit a referral today.

YOU Boston empowers young people from court-involved or at-risk backgroundsto succeed in the workforce, in the community, and in their lives.

YOU Boston Gets Results.

$15/hour

Average wage for youth enteringprivate sector employment

Youth placed in private jobswho stayed for 30+ days

YOU Boston supports young people through three progressive levels of employment – job-readiness training, subsidized employment, and private sector placement – with the goal of preparing them for sustainable, living wage jobs.

By the time YOU Boston youth advance to private sector employment, they show staying power – the result of months of intense case management, mentorship, job training, and personal growth.

And Changes Lives.

Chuckie Cosme started a new life as an apprentice in the sprinklerfitters union thanks to Operation Exit, a YOU Boston program for citizens returning from incarceration. Learn more about Operation Exit.

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FY18-FY19

692

YOUTH SERVED

254

PLACED IN SUBSIDIZED JOBS

121

PLACED IN PRIVATE SECTOR JOBS

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