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Employment Matching Award

PbS believes stable and fulfilling employment serves as a bridge back to community and adult life when youths leave facility care. To promote work opportunities and experiences while youths are in custody, the PbS Employment Matching Award will match up to $1,000 of what five selected youths earn from July 1 - Sept. 1, 2017. The winners will receive the funds upon release.

Applications will be accepted until June 30 and winners will be notified by mid-July. In order to be considered, youths must:

  • Be a resident of a PbS state or county facility or program at the time the application is submitted,
  • Be employed between July 1 - Sept. 1, 2017 and
  • Submit a completed application, including both youth essays, one staff recommendation and proof of employment and savings during that time.

Applications must be submitted online.

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact the PbS Help Desk.