Special Needs Network, Inc.

Youth Employment Leadership + Empowerment Program (YELEP)


This is an unique enrichment opportunity for youths from ages 16 to 24 who are interested in gaining valuable and practical skills in the fields of developmental disabilities, health sciences, psychology, speech and language pathology, and education. Participating youth are mentored by seasoned professionals through assigned internships and assignments designed to prepare them for the working world. Selected youth are also given an opportunity to work as camp counselors at Camp JPAC and to serve as interns at other organizations working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Youth are provided college and career counseling, job readiness skills, and leadership training.


How to Apply


Application for the Youth Employment Leadership & Empowerment Program (YELEP) will begin in April.