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2021 Kids & Jobs Program

2021 Kids & Jobs
2021 Kids & Jobs(Birmingham DYS)
Published: Jun. 10, 2021 at 2:04 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 2:05 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services’ (DYS) Kids and Jobs Program returns for the 2021 Summer.

The program introduces youth and young adults to the professional development necessary to become an integral part of the workforce.

This year, the DYS Kids and Jobs - Navigate Your Future Program will provide a hybrid of virtual and limited in-person job opportunities and virtual work-based learning, giving students an “earn and learn” experience on a digital learning platform.

This platform, called LRNG, provides career readiness training and helps students develop 21st-century skills necessary to enter the workforce.

The City of Birmingham is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and will make changes as necessary under CDC and city guidelines to best protect all participants.

The 2021 Kids and Jobs Program is a partnership between the City of Birmingham, Navigate Affordable Housing Partnership, and the Jefferson County Committee for Economic Opportunity (JCCEO).

The program will consist of the following:

• Minimum of 5 hours a day

• 5 Days Per Week

• 3-Week Period

Criteria:

• 14-19-year old students

• Must reside in the City of Birmingham

• Must have a school report card or transcript

• No GPA requirement but grades will be considered

Application can be found here:

Applications will also be available online at www.bhamyouthfirst.org. Applications must be submitted online by June 14, 2021 by 5:00 p.m.

Applicants must live in the City of Birmingham to participate in the Kids & Jobs Program. For more information about the Kids & Jobs Program, contact DYS at (205) 320-0879 or email at dys@birminghamal.gov

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