The 51st year of YouthWorks kicks off today with over 10,000 jobs offered.

Thousands of YouthWorkers are expected to report for their first day of work today in Baltimore City.

For the past five decades, the YouthWorks program has placed teens and young adults, ages 14 to 21, in summer employment opportunities with private, nonprofit, city, state and government employers. Participants work in a variety of industries and gain career-specific skills over a five week summer session.

“As we kickoff another year of Youthworks, I’m reminded of the life changing impact that this program has had on Baltimore’s young people for more than half a century,” said Mayor Brandon M. Scott.... Read More: FOX45