YouthQuest is a free after school initiative operated by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce

YOUTH PROGRAMS

Enriching Education and Preparing Our Workforce

Meeting the needs of our region's growing workforce with K-12 programs and business training.

The Flint & Genesee Chamber is working to increase the number of students in the career and college pipelines through programs like YouthQuest, TeenQuest, and Summer Youth Initiative.

We help employers and business owners improve their operations, and provide opportunities for residents to build employment skills.

By building a solid foundation of personal, academic, and career-oriented skills, the programs offered through Education & Training prepare the current and future workforce in Flint & Genesee.

K-12 PROGRAMMING

YouthQuest

YouthQuest is an innovative afterschool enrichment program for K-12 students in Flint & Genesee, offered at no cost to students.

TeenQuest

For students in grades 9-12, TeenQuest is designed to teach important skills needed to get and keep a job.

Summer Youth Initiative

The Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) program helps more than 500 qualified teens find employment each year.

KEY RESULTS

4,000

K-12 students exposed to STEM projects annually

8,104

students served through career prep activities

363

TeenQuest graduates hired by Flint-area employers

Career Development

Summer Youth Initiative

Each year, the Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) program helps more than 500 qualified teens find employment each year. As a Summer Youth Initiative teen you can gain more than just a job. You can also get experience, learn valuable social skills and make connections that could one day direct you toward your dream job.