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FCWS Youth Programs

Training Opportunities

Founded Eligible youth between the ages of 14 and 24 can receive grant-funded, individualized career services. Services offered include mentoring, career assessments, workplace readiness training, paid/unpaid work experience, job search strategies, access to job postings and more. Funding is provided through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and eligible youth must demonstrate barriers to employment. For more information, call or text us at 240.315.6752.

Frederick County Summer Jobs Program

The Frederick County Summer Jobs Program provides valuable and meaningful summer employment opportunities for Frederick County residents between the ages of 14-21 and who possess a barrier to employment, such as a disability or lower income status. Job titles range from Landscape Design Assistant to Childcare/Camp Counselors to Supply Chain Management Assistants. For more information, please view our 2018 Summer Jobs Program web page.

Overcoming Barriers Scholarship Program

Founded by the Frederick County Workforce Development Board, this program awards one-year scholarships to Frederick County residents between the ages of 17 and 21 who can demonstrate that they have encountered a barrier in their educational path. A financial barrier in and of itself is not considered a barrier for the purpose of this scholarship. Students enrolling in post-secondary education, including trade and vocational schools, are encouraged to apply. To apply for this scholarship, visit the Community Foundation of Frederick County.

Family Partnership of Frederick County

Family Partnership is a family support center providing educational and employment-related programs in collaboration with FCWS, for youth between the ages of 14 and 21.