OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — In a collaborative effort between the Empowerment Network, the City of Omaha and other community partners, students and young adults can apply for a number summer job development opportunities through the Step-Up Omaha Youth Employment Program.
Step-Up Omaha provided more information about the program in the following release:
The Empowerment Network and City of Omaha in collaboration with community partners are working to provide opportunities for youth and young adults to gain valuable job training and work experience during the summer. We collaborate to provide jobs, internships, work experience, vocational training, academic recovery, career exploration, life skills training and community service opportunities. In 2020, we would like to build on the program’s successes and connect 800 youth and young adults, ages 14 to 21, to work this summer and beyond. Employers over the past twelve years have included non-profits, educational institutions, governmental agencies, and for-profit businesses. The last day to submit applications is this week, February 29th . The Step-Up Summer jobs program is a 9 week program for youth and young adults ages 14 to 21. The program provides youth the opportunities for career exploration, development and hands on work experience. Participants will work 20 hours per week beginning June 1, 2020 through July 31, 2020. Through placements with community partners and quality worksites, participants will gain new skills and practice within real work environments. To apply, visit stepupomaha.com For more information on being a summer worksite for participants, please call 402-614-2065.
Applications will come to a close at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, February 29. Those interested can apply at https://stepupomaha.com/