Learn & Earn Applications Being Accepted Through June 3rd

What is Learn and Earn? 

The Learn & Earn general program is for young people ages 14-21 to work up to 25 hours a week over the course of 6-weeks at worksites across the county and city.

Through Learn & Earn, youth are placed with community-based organizations where they are hired, trained, and assigned to a worksite for the summer. For many participants, Learn & Earn is their first job experience; for others it has become their consistent summer job.

What are the dates of 2022 Learn & Earn? 

Young people who are selected will receive paid orientation training from June 21 – 24, 2022.  They will then begin to work from June 27, 2022, through August 5, 2022.

What is the pay rate? 

Participating youth will be paid $9 per hour.

Who can apply?  

The application is open to Allegheny County and/or City of Pittsburgh residents who meet program income requirements and who are 14 – 21 years old.

What required documentation must I have to apply? 

  • For youth ages 14 – 17, a work permit is required only if selected for participation in the program.  A work permit is not required to apply.
  • Proof of address
  • Proof of income (see attachment for income requirements)
  • Birth certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Selective Service Registration (for males age 18 and older)

How do youth apply? 

Please contact Judy Lubarski, Internship/Follow-up Coordinator, Youth Program at the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation (412.441.9833 ext. 125 or and let her know that the youth is interesting in being placed at A Second Chance, Inc.

For more information, please visit

If the youth apply through the website, they should mark the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation as their application support center in order to be placed at A Second Chance, Inc. 

Please contact Doreen Thomas at 412.316.5007 if you have any questions or concerns.

The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of A Second Chance, Inc.

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