Mission Statement

Statesboro Youth Connect inspires youth to become engaged lifelong learners in their community. The program focuses on the core concepts of education, employment, civic responsibility, leadership, and diversity. Students obtain valuable skills contributing to their career path and personal development.

About Statesboro Youth Connect (SYC)

Statesboro Youth Connect is a 5-week summer program for high school students. Students interact with government leaders, community leaders, and other individuals to obtain valuable skills.  Content covered includes:

  • Fundamentals of City Government
  • Life Skills, Soft Skills, and Employability Skills
  • Career Exploration
  • Civic Engagement
  • Leadership
  • Diversity

The total number of hours committed to SYC is 30 hours each week. Participants will be paid $7.25 per hour.


  • Enrolled in high school (grades 10 through 12 during August 2022) and lives in the city limits of Statesboro; or
  • A dependent of a City of Statesboro employee.

Application Details

Deadline to Apply – March 18, 2022
No longer accepting applications

Contact Information

If you have additional questions, please contact the Department of Human Resources: