Aiken Youth Empowerment

Career Readiness Progam

Aiken Youth Empowerment is recruiting youth to participate in our Career Readiness program. Youth will attend weekly workshops and learn valuable information to help them to obtain and maintain employment. Active participation can lead to youth working during our Fall, Winter, and Spring Work Experience. They will be placed on job sites throughout Aiken County, with the hopes that they will gain on-the-job training while earning money.


Held weekly on Wednesday


  • Application
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Medicaid Eligible

If interested, contact us at 803-648-3456 ext 105.

Businesses Can Recruit Youth Workers

All job placement types are needed:

  • STEM
  • Human Resources
  • Forestry
  • Engineering
  • Child Care
  • Customer Service
  • Marketing, Advertising & Communications
  • Dentistry

What We Need From Businesses

  • A positive work environment
  • Able to complete and submit weekly youth job evaluations and
  • Able to teach youth at least one skill
  • Model good work habits
  • Provide a safe place for youth to work and learn

If interested, contact us at 803-648-3456 ext 105.


Weekly Schedule

4:30 PM- 5:30 PM

Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior & Youth Center
841 Edgefield Ave NW, Aiken, SC 29801

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Self-Care: Mental Health

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United Way of Aiken County, Inc.
Aiken Chamber of Commerce
North Augusta Chamber Member

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 503, Aiken, SC 29802 | Phone: (803) 648-3456 | Fax: (803) 641-4161