The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce TeenQuest pre-employment and leadership training program is accepting applications. The program is designed to teach Genesee County teens important skills needed to prepare them for today’s employment market.

Students must be enrolled in a Genesee County school, be ages 14-18 and in grades 9 through 12 during the 2013-14 school year. Participants must also commit to attend the program two hours per day after school Monday through Thursday throughout the entire program.

TeenQuest is a five-week pre-employment and leadership training program designed to help Genesee County youth prepare for success in the future. Through TeenQuest students learn the basics of teamwork, business etiquette, work ethics, communications, goal setting and conflict resolution. The program is also a pre-requisite for employment through the Summer Youth Initiative (SYI), which matches employers with TeenQuest graduates for summer job.

Four TeenQuest sessions are scheduled for the 2013-14 school year at 15 different sites. To receive an application or more information visit flintandgenesee.org/learn/teenquest/ or contact Paula Stainbrook at pstainbrook@flintandgenesee.org  or (810) 600-1413.