Youth Services Overview

Are you ages 16 to 24, We are here to help! Let our dedicated staff work with you to overcome challenges to obtain success.

CareerSource Polk Young Leaders program is a no-cost eligibility-based program designed to help young adults gain marketable skills that will assist them in entering the workforce or college. The Young Leaders program serves young adults ages 16 to 24 by providing services and activities that connect them with employment and training opportunities. 

We have trained staff available to assist young adults with obtaining a diploma, industry credential, or help to find the first job. Participants have the opportunity to complete skill-building activities to earn cash incentives. And the liberty to take advantage of services, including:

  • Career Readiness Preparation 
  • Financial aid preparation assistance
  • GED/Academic Preparation
  • Job Search & Resume Assistance
  • Job Shadowing
  • Paid Leadership Training – Summer opportunities available!
  • Paid internships for youth not enrolled in high school or college
  • Specialized Training Opportunities
  • Support Service Assistance
  • Tuition assistance

Interested? For more information please contact the Young Leaders team at 863-508-1100 or [email protected]

Please Note: Young Leaders program serves young adults ages 16 to 24, with a focus on those that are out of school. We are no longer enrolling individuals that are currently enrolled in any school (secondary or post-secondary). However, in-school youth are welcome to participate in the paid Leadership Training Program.


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