NOLA Youth Works
Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program
Questions or Concerns?
NOLA Youth Works will provide quality summer experiences that build a pipeline to careers for local youth ages 13-21. Experiences will focus on creating a career- ready workforce. As such, our programs are intended to have a long-lasting and long-term impact on each participant. Youth will earn a much needed paycheck and, equally as important, gain experience that helps them define, and advance their career goals. Through deliberate program design, cross-sector collaborations and strategic incentives, the NOLA Youth Works 2015 program will continue to host five distinct program opportunities; NORDC Teen Camp, Work and Learn, Signature, Traditional, and Intern NOLA programs.
Program Dates are as followed:
Teen Camp June 1st -July 10th
JCC June 8th-July 10th
Intern Nola June 8th-July 10th
Athletics and College June 15th-July 17th
Signature June 15th-July 17th
Traditional June 15th-July 17th
Work & Learn: June 15th-July 17th
Employer Applications: Ongoing for the 2015 summer session
Youth Applications: February 21, 2015 through March 26, 2015
YOUTH APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED BY SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS ONLY. JOB PLACEMENTS WILL BE ASSIGNED ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS.
Summer 2014 In Review
It was another amazing summer!
Last summer, Mayor Landrieu’s NOLA Youth Works Summer Employment Program provided a quality summer experiences for 1,654 local youth. NOLA Youth Works in partnership with The Office of Workforce Development and businesses in the New Orleans Metropolitan area; provided employment opportunities for the youth of the City of New Orleans.
Thank you to all of the businesses who partnered with us to provide a safe, friendly work environment. The opportunity provided our youth with a meaningful,life long work experience.
We look forward to partnering again with you this summer.
NOLA Youth Works partnered with 2 Cent Media Arts Summer Session
Students created short films that express their voices on how to best tackle the city's crime issues.
Click here to watch the summer session videos
NOLA Youth Works partnered with Purposeful Investigations of Careers in Healthcare (PICH)
Students created public service announcements on health disparities in our communities.
Click here for highlights of PICH Summer 2013.