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Report on Summer Employment

  1. 2. Rural Oregon Youth @ Work
  2. 3. A report on the Summer Youth Employment Program 2009 funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
  3. 5. Rural Oregon Youth @ Work! <ul><li>Delivered in partnership with our network of experienced sub-grantees: </li></ul><ul><li>Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council </li></ul><ul><li>Community Action Program East Central Oregon </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-Columbia Council of Governments </li></ul><ul><li>MTC Training Placement & Services </li></ul><ul><li>Umpqua Training & Employment </li></ul><ul><li>South Coast Business Employment Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Training & Employment Consortium </li></ul>
  4. 6. The Investment Statewide <ul><li>Oregon received just over $15 million in total. </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly $13 million was allocated to local WIBS.  </li></ul><ul><li>The WIBs statewide expended more than 82% of their available funds. </li></ul>
  6. 10. Rural Oregon Youth @ Work! <ul><li>1196 Youth in Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>$3,207,125 of ARRA Resources Invested </li></ul><ul><li>More than 70 cents on the dollar paid out through payroll, stipends and support services </li></ul>
  7. 12. Rural Oregon Youth @ Work <ul><li>Were awarded 262 High School Credits </li></ul><ul><li>Earned dozens of College Credits </li></ul><ul><li>Found 125 permanent jobs </li></ul>
  8. 14. MTC Training & Placement Services <ul><li>Supported 173 youth in ARRA Summer jobs </li></ul><ul><li>MTC youth worked a total of 17,938 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Helped 14 youth gain permanent employment </li></ul><ul><li>Secured 71 high school and 9 college credits </li></ul>
  9. 16. <ul><li>What did you learn by having this job? </li></ul><ul><li>“ I've learned how to act in an interview, treat my co-workers with respect and how to concentrate on what I'm doing.” ~ Isaac </li></ul>
  10. 18. Umpqua Training & Employment <ul><li>Supported 244 youth in ARRA Summer jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Douglas County youth worked a total 36,893 hours </li></ul><ul><li>37 youth gained permanent employment </li></ul>
  11. 20. <ul><li>What this experience did for me … </li></ul><ul><li>“ It made me feel good to be working.  I feel better about myself.” ~ Kristina </li></ul>
  12. 22. Mid-Columbia Council of Governments <ul><li>Supported 120 youth in ARRA Summer jobs </li></ul><ul><li>MCCOG youth worked 8,873 hours </li></ul><ul><li>10 youth gained permanent employment </li></ul>
  13. 24. <ul><li>Low-income youth, ages 14 – 24 with an additional risk factor such as </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deficient in basic literacy skills; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School dropout; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homeless, runaway, or foster child; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pregnant or parenting; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offender; or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual (includes youth with disabilities) who requires additional assistance to complete an educational program, or to secure and hold employment </li></ul></ul>Who was eligible?
  14. 27. Community Action Program East Central Oregon <ul><li>Supported 161 youth in ARRA Summer jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Completed 28,031.85 hours of work </li></ul><ul><li>Helped 1 youth gain permanent employment </li></ul>
  15. 29. <ul><li>SOMETHING COOL … </li></ul><ul><li>“ My boss has paid for me to go to seminars and classes. I have earned my certificate in diagnostics.” </li></ul><ul><li>~ Kyle </li></ul>
  16. 31. South Coast Business Employment Corporation <ul><li>Supported 162 youth in ARRA Summer jobs </li></ul><ul><li>SCBEC youth worked 25,488 hours </li></ul><ul><li>25 youth gained permanent employment </li></ul><ul><li>Secured 47 high school credits </li></ul><ul><li>45 college credits were earned </li></ul>
  17. 34. Training and Employment Consortium <ul><li>Supported 188 youth in ARRA Summer jobs </li></ul><ul><li>TEC youth worked 38,800 hours </li></ul><ul><li>19 youth gained permanent employment </li></ul><ul><li>Secured 41 high school credits and 1 GED </li></ul>
  18. 37. Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council <ul><li>Supported 148 youth in ARRA Summer jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Completed 53,516 hours of work </li></ul><ul><li>Helped 19 youth gain permanent employment </li></ul><ul><li>Secured 101.5 high school and 11 college credits </li></ul>
  19. 39. <ul><li>Research shows teen employment¹ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases likelihood of graduating from high school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases their connection to and future prospects for careers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases their lifetime earnings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teen Unemployment this summer reached the highest rate since WWII² </li></ul><ul><li>1. Center for Labor Market Studies, May 2005 – Left Behind: The Nation’s Dropout Crisis </li></ul><ul><li>2.Center for Labor Market Studies, August 2009 – Nation’s Teen Summer Employment Rate Hits New Post-World War II Low </li></ul>Jobs for Teens Matter
  20. 42. All Together in Oregon . . . <ul><li>4070 Oregon youth had a job or work experience this summer; </li></ul><ul><li>More than 1,000,000 Hours of work were completed this summer via SYEP </li></ul>
  21. 43. UTE Special Ops - PSA