Summer Youth Employment Program

The Shelby County Department of Job and Family Services offers a summer Youth Employment Program for youth ages 14 - 24 years old. The goal of the program is to enable eligible youth to gain valuable work experience while earning a paycheck.

Shelby County Job Family Services Summer Youth Employment Program

To be eligible the youth must be either 14-17 years old and in school or 18 years old if they are a full time student in a secondary school; 18-24 years old, as long as they are in a family that has a minor child; or 18-24 and has a minor child of their own.  The family income must be no greater than 200% of the federal poverty level.

Applications are accepted beginning April 1st of each year.  The employment placements generally begin the middle of May and run through the end of the summer.

Funding for this program is provided by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Shelby County Job Family Services Summer Youth Employment Program

Download the Summer Youth Employment Program Application Packet

Please read the Explanation of State Hearing Procedures

For more information about the Summer Youth Employment Program, please call


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Employment Workshops

OhioMeansJobs Shelby County
offers free employment workshops.
Workshop participants have the
opportunity to improve their job
seeking skills to aid in finding a
new job or to brush up on skills
to retain a job once they are working.
Workshops are taught by instructors
from Upper Valley Career Center and

To register for a workshop, call
OhioMeansJobs Shelby County at
937-498-4981 Extension 2816


Resume Writing Workshop

March 26, April 9 & 23

May 14, June 11 & 25

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Interviewing Skills Workshop

April 11

May 9, June 13

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Job Search Skills Workshop

April 4

May 2, June 6

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Good Employee Skills Workshop

March 21, April 18

May 16, June 20

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Computer Basics Workshop

March 28, April 25

May 23, June 27

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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May 3, 2018

3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Sidney High School will be holding a Career and College Fair at the high school located at 1215 Cambell Rd., Sidney, Ohio.

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ADDRESS 227 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365
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