If you want to live or work in Detroit, there are opportunities for you!!
A faith-based principles organization, dedicated to helping at-risk youth rise above their environment and make life affirming choices by engaging them and their families in
positive programming centered around the 3L model concept which is Leadership Development, Litracy Support, and Life Management Coaching.
The Dream Seekers Youth Group serves Native American youth - ages 8-17.
The focus of the program is promoting a healthy lifestyle
BHGH provides scholarships to all of their scholars to attend private schools throughout grade school. They
also provide academic support, tutoring, and recreational activities.
Programs are available for a range of ages and activity level across the city.
Activities range from youth and senior computer labs to swimming, and many things in between.
Clark Park in Southwest Detroit provides year round programming for more than 1,200 youth.
It operates the only regulation-sized outdoor ice hockey rink in Metro Detroit.
Free lunch is provided daily to more than 100 youth throughout the summer.
The CAAP provide youth with awareness and access to opportunities for post-secondary education through
site visits to Michigan colleges and universities and a visit to a HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities).
Cody Rouge Youth Council activities include:
Workshops in Leadership
The Covenant House's mission is to touch lives and provide guidance fo young people. They help students obtain their high scholl diploma and continue
on to higher education or post secondary skill training
HYPE stands for Helping Young People Excel. It is the umbrella for teen focused programs and services at the Detroit Public Library (DPL). DPL recognizes that
teens need their own space to learn, explore, or simply hang out. The HYPE Teen Center combines digital technology with interaction, resulting in innovation,
and engagement that allows our teen to develop and become hyped for success.
Don Bosco Hall is a private non-profit agency, which provides supportive human services human services
to enhance the quality of life for youth and their families residing in the Metropolitan Detroit-Wayne County Community.
Grow Detroit's Young Talent is a 6-week summer youth employment program designed to help Detroiter's, ages 14-24, prepare for Detroit's workforce.
Visit our website to apply for a summer job or hire a Detroit youth.
Heritage School (HS) : Through dance, music, crafts and folklore, participating youth explore the traditions of different groups and consider the practices
and traditions that shape their own lives as well. The goal is to promote youth development through cultural and academic enrichment, intercultural
understanding and physical recreation.
ICYG is for ages 6 to 17. Program activities include:
Health and wellness
Financial literacy and money management
Community service projects
Feeding the homeless
as well as developing and painting a mural.
The H.E.Y. Detroit program serves ages 13 to 17.
Program activities include teaching every aspect about growing, gardening, and harvesting, as well as learning entrepreneurship skills.
The LA SED program serves youth ages 8 to 18. Program activities include:
1) STEM related academic enrichment activities.
2) Field trips.
3) Sports and recreational activities.
Meet Up and and Eat Up is a statewide coordinated network of programming that provides healthy meals to kids in need all year long whee they live and play.
The Midnight Golf teaches life skills like financial literacy and community activism, as well as the game of golf.
This is a 30 week mentoring program.
M.M.H.E. targets young men of color ages 8 to 18. Program activities include:
Providing educational resources and opportunities
College and career exposure
NSO offers a range of youth services including year-roun youth progams designed to provide youth with the opportunity to invest in their future
through participation in youth employment skills and career training, mentoring, and tutoring. It also provides leadership and advocacy
trainig focused on gun violence and substance abuse prevention.
Pro-Literacy Detroit offers goal-centered, individualized tutorial services for persons 16 years
Teen HYPE is a year round program (September-August) that helps young people build life skills.
The summer session will focus on soft skills and leadership development though paid summer internships and community service.
Youth may apply beginning in May 2015 for membership beginning September 2015.
The Youth Connection provides college readiness, job training, and exposure to a variety of careers.
The Year-Round program is an ongoing 12 month program including a six week paid summer work-experience element running from July through August.
Wayne Metero delivers programs and services to tens of thousands of people in Wayne County including City of Detroit residents each year.
Their services and referral networks are designed to help individuals and families in crises move toward stability. WM also works with
people from diverse backgrounds to develop skills and long-term strategies to achieve success in life.
YPM has a youth-driven process where young people come together to discuss issues, and understand the issue through research and meetings. YPM allows
youth to develop solutions and campaigns as one community, then implement their ideas with the support of adult volunteers. The plan becomes
a reality through partnerships with community organizations.