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Dorchester County Summer Youth Employment Program


The program is designed to provide teenagers and young adults (ages 16-22) who reside in Dorchester County an opportunity to develop workplace readiness skills and gain experience in local government. A variety of opportunities are available within Dorchester County Government in office administration, customer service, and the field of general labor. 

Eligible individuals must meet the following criteria:

  • Be between the ages of 16 – 22 at the time of application submission.
  • Be currently enrolled in high school or college (proof of enrollment is required)
  • Be a resident of Dorchester County
  • Must be able to attend orientation on June 17, 2024, at 201 Johnston Street in St. George.
  • Available to work a minimum of 20 hours, per week.

The eight-week program begins on Monday, June 17, and ends on Friday, August 2.

The application deadline is 5:00 PM on May 22.

Applications can be submitted online. The application deadline is 5:00PM on May 24. Applicants without access to a computer may use a computer at any of the Dorchester County Public Libraries.

Residents who are interested in participating in this program are asked to contact the Dorchester County Human Resources Department at (843) 563-0333 with any questions.