Summer Youth Program – Shelby County

Shelby County sealThe Shelby County Board of Commissioners is proud to announce their 2016 County Commissioner’s Summer Youth Program.

The County Commissioner’s Summer Youth Program provides opportunities for students in Shelby County to develop constructive work habits, positive attitudes, and the valuable job skills necessary to enter the workforce prepared and qualified to be productive employees.  During the Summer Youth Program each student will be held to the highest standards of attendance and will be assigned to departments in County Government, positions offered by the Corporate Sponsors and/or Non Profit Organizations focused on specific skill sets.  Each student will adhere to their established schedule and work to perform the tasks assigned to them daily.  Each students will be assigned a mentor and will participate in Developmental Workshops during the program.  Those students selected will receive compensation of $8.00 per hour and work 37.5 hours per week.

To be eligible for the program you must live in Shelby County, Tennessee, must be 16 years of age and currently enrolled in school. (trade schools, college, home school, public or private high school).

Applications (click here) may be completed online or you may print the application for completion and send it by U. S. Mail or FAX. It must be received in the Shelby County Board of Commissioners Office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 2, 2016* to:

Shelby County Board of Commissioners
Attn:  Summer Youth Program
160 N. Main Street, Suite 600
Memphis, TN 38103

Fax:  901-222-1002

*According to the Commercial Appeal, the deadline has been extended to May 6th.*


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