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Youth Works Program

Youth Works Program


OhioMeansJobs |Madison County Youth Works Program is offered to ages 14-24 in Madison County. Here you can gain access to an Employment Services Counselor who will help better your pre-employment and work-sustaining skills.  For 18-24 youth, post secondary training can be offered based on testing.  Youth must meet federal guidelines in order to be eligible for the Youth Works Program. For more information, call Courtnee Mueller at 740-852-6047.

The Youth Works Program is a year round program that youth participate in until a credential is earned or employment is obtained successfully.

Applications for In School and Out of School Youth are accepted anytime during the year.  If interested in participating in the Summer Employment portion of the program, youth need to be eligible by January of that year.

Paid/Unpaid Work Experience

  • Summer Employment / Paid Work Experience
  • Private Sector Work Opportunities

Financial Literacy

  • Information on budgets, spending, investments, credit and debit

Mentoring for Youth & Young Adults

  • Youth to connect with adults that can provide guidance, support and guidance

integrated Education & Training

  • Education and training for in demand occupations

Guidance & Counseling

  • Referrals to Appropriate Agencies for Drug/Alcohol/Mental Health Counseling

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Occupational Skills Training                                         Entrepreneurial Skills                                           

  • Pre-Employment / Work Sustaining Sessions                 Teaches skills in business education, etc.
  • Vocational Skills training

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Tutoring, Study Skills, Drop Out Prevention                          Post Secondary Preparation & Transition Activities 

  • Homework Clubs                                                                                      Prepares Youth of post secondary education
  • One-on-One Tutoring
  • Computer Resource Library

Alternative Secondary Education & Drop Out Prevention

  • Referrals to ABLE / GED
Leadership Development

  • Tutoring Peers
  • Community Service / Volunteer Activities

Follow-Up Services

  • Continued contact with student for 12 months

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