TeenQuest is a FREE Pre-Employment Training that prepares you to STAND OUT from other job seekers!

The TeenQuest program will be returning in person this fall.

2021-22 school year application will be available mid-August 2021.

If you have ever asked yourself any of these questions – then TeenQuest is for you!

  • I want a job but where do I start?
  • What do I put on a resume?
  • What are my skills?
  • How do I answer interview questions without work experience?
  • Will anyone hire me without work experience?

TeenQuest is a FREE, Pre-Employment Leadership and Training program designed with teens in mind and focuses on providing a basic understanding of skills that will prepare you to STAND OUT and give you an edge professionally and personally. If you are between the ages of 14-19 and currently in grades 9-12 in a Genesee County school – you do not want to miss this opportunity.

Summer Youth Initiative (SYI)

Plus TeenQuest can help you land an awesome summer job with earnings up to $2,000!

TeenQuest graduates are invited to the Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) Job Fair filled with employers looking to hire TeenQuest students!

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Skills Learned

Training covers core employment competencies that every employer looks for in an employee. Students must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Interviewing
  • Business etiquette
  • Application/resumé preparation
  • Communication
  • Workplace ethics
  • Character development
  • Positive mental attitude
  • Managing change
  • Taking initiative
  • Conflict resolution
  • Teamwork
  • Setting goals
  • Financial literacy

Application Coming Soon!

Sign up for TeenQuest and discover how change starts with you.

If you are 14-19 years old, in 9th-12th grade and want to learn important skills to help you get and keep a job, then TeenQuest is for you!

For more information or questions, please contact James Avery at (810) 600-1458 or Dawn Bye at (810) 600-1413 or .

TeenQuest training is offered several times throughout the school year at various schools.  The program will be returning to in person workshops this fall.

2021-22 TeenQuest

  • Dates and Application available mid-August 2021

Please select “Student/Alumni” and create an account if you do not currently have one.

Please contact Dawn Bye at (810) 600-1413 for additional information.

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