For youth ages 14-17

Youth Employment and Readiness Now (Y.E.A.R.N.)

Y.E.A.R.N. is a three-phase employment training and career development program. Youth participants receive work experience with community agencies (not-for-profit). They attend field trips geared toward available career opportunities and participate in a series of workshops.

This experience allows them to develop the skills necessary for acquiring and maintaining meaningful employment.

Youth Employed for Senior Services (Y.E.S.S.)

Y.E.S.S. is an on-going, intergenerational program which provides minor home repair and maintenance services to seniors as well as citizens with disabilities.

These services allow the recipients the opportunity to live safely, independently, and with dignity in their own homes.

Youth Conservation and Leadership Corps (Y.C.L.C.)

**** Accepting Application starting Feb 1st Thru April 30th 2013 Youth must be present to complete the application ****

Y.C.L.C. is an outdoor summer employment program. Youth participants work on projects that develop and improve sites with Bloom Township and the Forest Preserve District. The youth also engage in structured group activities and field trips that enhance communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills.