Chicago, IL – —The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) is now accepting applications for its One Summer Chicago program, which offers a variety of paid opportunities for the city’s youth to work, learn, and develop skills during the summer months.

The program has garnered much attention and praise for its diverse and inclusive approach that provides a variety of paid opportunities for the city’s young people between the ages of 14 and 24 to work, learn, and develop skills during the summer months.

The participants can take part in virtual learning sessions and in-person employment opportunities that span across job training, community service, and arts and culture projects. The program aims to foster a sense of community and collaboration among its participants, thereby encouraging them to become active and engaged members of their society.

The CHA encourages all eligible youth to apply and take advantage of these summer opportunities.Those who are not offered an interview will be placed on a waitlist.

The One Summer Chicago program has been highly successful in the past, providing thousands of young people in Chicago with the chance to gain valuable experience and skills while contributing to their communities.

One Summer Chicago program is offering a diverse range of opportunities for youth through its partner agencies and organizations, including the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services, Chicago Housing Authority, Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Libraries, Chicago Public Schools, City Colleges of Chicago, Forest Preserves of Cook County, After School Matters, and more.

The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) is offering a limited number of employment positions for youth between the ages of 13-15, exclusively for CHA public housing residents or housing choice voucher tenants. Similarly, After School Matters also provides a limited number of slots for 14-15 year olds.

For younger youth interested in volunteering, Chicago Public Libraries offer volunteer opportunities, and they can get in touch with their local library for more information. Additionally, the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services has a limited number of slots available for 14-15 year olds.

For more information on CHA’s summer youth programs and to apply, visit the CHA website.


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