S.O.A.R.hire! Employer Resource Center

S.O.A.R.hire! Summer is a great way to fill your summer seasonal positions.

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners, Mayor Andrew Ginther, and COWIC/ OhioMeansJobs invite you to join the Central Ohio business community in making a commitment to offer summer employment to young workers ages 18 – 24.  Work experience has proven to have a significant, positive impact on employment, wages and quality of life long-term.  This experience can teach young workers about career pathways, show them the skills needed to be successful in the workplace, and inspire them to seek the education necessary to be successful.

Why hire?

S.O.A.R.hire will allow your company to:

  • Choose your employees at a free hiring event
  • Contribute to the creation of our future workforce
  • Increase retention of young professionals in central Ohio
  • Create a more educated local workforce
  • Access work ready youth and young adults ages 18-24

Summer employment may be offered for at least 8 weeks, at minimum wage or more, and for at least 20 hours per week.  Before beginning employment, each participant will have completed work readiness training to ensure they are ready to meet an employer’s daily expectations. The process is simple. Attend a S.O.A.R.hire! Career Employment Opportunities (C.E.O.) Interview Session and hire the young adults you choose or let COWIC/ OhioMeansJobs Columbus – Franklin County Business Solutions Team know your positions and qualifications and we’ll help to match job seekers with your company. Just sign up below and you’ll be on your way to helping central Ohio’s  young adults to soar higher. More questions? Email Gayle Troy at [email protected].

Can’t hire, but still want to help? Click here to find out how your company can become a S.O.A.R.hire! sponsor.

If you are interested in hiring youth or young adults in the public or private side of our program, fill out the form below.

S.O.A.R.hire! Summer 2016 Employer Sign-Up