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2021 Gadsden Youth Initiative Program

Teens Between the ages of 17-19 Are Encouraged to Apply for the 2021 Gadsden Youth Initiative Program

Gadsden County announces its Youth Initiative Program, designed to allow students the opportunity to obtain work experience in a real-world environment. For seven (7 ) weeks, youth between the ages of 17 and 19 will be introduced to the workplace, gaining valuable employment skills and industry recognized credentials, all while earning a modest income.


Youth selected will earn $8.65 per hour. The program begins Monday, June 28th and ends Thursday, August 19th.
Applications Accepted: Monday, May 17th through Monday, June 14th. The application can be downloaded below or obtained from the Gadsden County BOCC’s website – www.gadsdengov.net, any of the three branch libraries, at local county high schools, or from the Gadsden County employment board located on the 1st floor of the Edward Butler Governmental Complex Building 9B East Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida.


Proof of Residency and a letter of reference from the youth’s school of attendance must be included when submitting the application.


Qualifications to Participate in the Program:
 Student Must be a Gadsden County Resident
 Must be between the ages of 17 – 19 on the date the program starts
 Currently Enrolled in a Gadsden County School
 Letter of Reference from their school highlighting:
o Student Performance
o Character
o Work Ethic


Applications are to be submitted “ONLY” to the:
Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners
Administrator’s Office
Location: Edward Butler Building
9B East Jefferson Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 201
Quincy, Florida

Applications may also be E-mailed to: [email protected]


For more information, please visit the County’s website at: www.gadsdengov.net or contact Human Resources at (850) 875-8648 or (850) 627-5334.