How We Help
The goal of the OhioMeansJobs|Cleveland-Cuyahoga County (OMJ|CC) Youth Program is to ensure that the academic, training, post-secondary education and employment needs of young people are met. Services are provided through the Youth Resource Center and Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Service Providers.
Youth Summer Employment Program
Y.O.U. helps match thousands of teenagers from Cuyahoga County, ages 14-18, to meaningful summer work experiences through our Summer Youth Employment Program.
for the 2014 Cuyahoga County Youth Summer Employment Program IS NOW OPEN
. Registration closes
at 5:00 PM on Friday, May 9, 2014.
What happens after I register?
Y.O.U. will email or call you by June 15th if you have been selected to go further in the process and apply for a position. Please do NOT call OhioMeansJobs|Cleveland-Cuyahoga County.
Call the Y.O.U. Summer Jobs Info line at (216) 776‐3900 anytime for recorded information.
To register, please click below:
Youth Resource Center (YRC)
Located at the OhioMeansJobs|Cleveland-Cuyahoga County, 1020 Bolivar Road, 2nd floor, Cleveland, Ohio 44115, the Youth Resource Center (YRC) will provide youth 14 – 23 years connection to barrier removal services and assistance in seeking and securing employment through:
The YRC is also home to the Youth Leaders Committee.
- GED tutoring and practice test
- Career exploration tools
- Case management/community resources and referrals
- Computer Lab for Internet
- Job Search Job Club – to share openings and learn tips on securing a job
- Workshops, including: Financial Literacy Interviewing, and Navigating the College Scene
Workforce Investment Act Youth Program
The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program provides economically disadvantaged young adults between the ages of 14 and 21 with year-round employment and training services. Youth must be economically disadvantaged and must have at least one of the following barriers to employment in order to be eligible for services: Basic skills deficient, school dropout, homeless, runaway or in foster care, pregnant or parenting, offender, or requires additional assistance to complete and educational program or secure and hold employment.
Click the links below for a directory of WIA Youth Service Providers
In-school Directory Out-of-school Directory