YouthQuest is a free after school initiative operated by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce
Meeting the needs of our region's growing workforce with K-12 programs and trainings
Flint & Genesee Education & Talent is working to increase the number of students in the career and college pipelines through programs like YouthQuest, TeenQuest, and Summer Youth Initiative (SYI).
By building a solid foundation of personal, academic, and career-oriented skills, the programs offered through Education & Talent prepare the current and future workforce in Flint & Genesee.
YouthQuest is an innovative afterschool enrichment program for K-12 students in Flint & Genesee, offered at no cost to students.
For students in grades 9-12, TeenQuest is designed to teach important skills needed to get and keep a job.
The Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) program helps more than 500 qualified teens find employment each year.
Job & Resource Fair
students per month, on average, served remotely by YouthQuest at 13 sites
graduates of virtual TeenQuest sessions
nonprofits provided employment to Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) teens, while adhering to established safety protocols.
TeenQuest in 2020
COVID-19 changed the format, but not the engaging learning experience. See how TeenQuest stepped up and stood out during a year that was anything but traditional.