LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

Leadership Training

Service learning and leadership training are enrichment opportunities that are critical to the goals of the HSSP and include community service projects, youth-led civic engagement work, professional development, and paid work opportunities.

Leadership Development

PV’s workforce programs provide internship experiences that help youth build workplace skills and learn about diverse careers.

  • Young Positive Agents of Change (YPAC)
  • Youth Council

workforce Development

PV’s workforce programs provide internship experiences that help youth build workplace skills and learn about diverse careers.

  • Project: Watch Out World (WOW)
  • Chicago Youth Service Corp (CYSC)
  • Chicagobility

General Leadership

YPAC

YPAC is a servant leadership training program that engages youth in civic engagement projects that helps them build important 21st-century skills and serve their communities in a meaningful way.

Youth Council

Youth Council prioritizes youth voices and encourages youth to use their ideas and perspectives on problems to devise solutions and impact their communities.

Workforce Development

CYSC

CYSC provides youth with work experience while also learning about and participating in civic engagement. Youth work in teams throughout the school year and summer to deliver community service projects that improve their neighborhoods.

Project: WOW

Project: WOW will provide high school youth with 30 hours of professional development workshops that will prepare them for paid summer internships with partner employers across diverse industries including STEM, business and finance, social services, and arts/media.

These experiences are meant to help youth gain valuable workplace skills as well as explore potential career interests.

Chicagobility

Chicagobility engages 20 youths (ages 14-15) in a project-based service learning program that utilizes the arts to promote civic engagement, community beautification, and safety.