The Way to Work (TWTW) Summer Youth Program is designed to empower youth with the tools and resources needed to become successful employees - now and in the future! TWTW seeks to expose youth to positive work experiences, teach self-sufficiency skills, and it meet the needs of the community. Each year, TWTW seeks to hire 120-150 Temporary/Part-time Seasonal Summer Youth. If you are interested in a summer job remember the following things:
- Youth must be 14-17 years old by June 1st.
- Youth must submit an application identifying previous work/volunteer experience, future career goals (Xello).
- Youth must obtain a letter of recommendation and/or a copy of their current grade card.
- Youth must reside in Wichita/Sedgwick County.
- Youth must meet income guidelines.
Primary Youth Responsibilities
Serve as a role model while promoting the program’s mission
Promote the City of Wichita’s mission and values
Accept and respect each program participant as an individual
Identify personal and professional goals and be a willing participant in the development process
Maintain acceptable attendance practices for the entire duration of the summer program
Additional job duties will be assigned once youth identify their specific placements in the community.
Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
Interact with other youth and staff in a pleasant and polite manner
Perform basic tasks such as reading, writing, and follow instructions
Ability and willingness to learn new skills
Are you eager to learn, have a good work ethic, and want to earn a paycheck? To find out details contact Tahjzia ‘Taj’ Terry at 316-462-3761 or