The City of Statesboro is having a 5-week summer program for high school students in the community. The Statesboro Youth Connect Summer Program will focus on concepts of education, employment, civic responsibility, leadership, and diversity.
The city says the students will learn valuable skills contributing to the their chosen career path and their personal development, while interacting with government leaders, community leaders, and other individuals. Students will spend 30 hours each week total in the program, 12 with City staff and 18 with civic organizations, and earn $7.25 per hour each week.
The content covered will include:
- Fundamentals of City Government
- Life Skills, Soft Skills, and Employability Skills
- Career Exploration
- Civic Engagement
To be eligible for the program, individuals must be enrolled in high school (9th – 12th grade during August 2021) and live in the Statesboro city limits, OR be a dependent of a City of Statesboro employee. The deadline to apply is May 4 and the application, along with more information, can be found HERE.
Contact City of Statesboro’s Department of Human Resources for any questions at 912-764-0683 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.