Youth Employment Services (Summer Youth Program)

at Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma in Keota, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

Youth Employment Services (Summer Youth Program)


Youth Employment Services (Summer Youth)

The Youth Employment Services Program assist youth with opportunities for employment, education, and training, and related services needed to succeed in the workforce. These services are provided under Public Law 102-477.


+ Must apply to Youth Employment Services at and complete an application prior to being approved to work the Choctaw Nation Youth Employment Services Program.

Additional Information

+ Participants must be ages 16 to 21 on or before first day of work.

+ Participants are permitted to work up to five weeks.

+ Participants are provided with basic work skills and good work habits necessary to enter the job market.

+ Placement with employing agencies such as businesses and organizations, both public and non-profit.

+ Employment training provided based on participant and service area needed.

+ Workers compensation insurance is provided.

+ If required, background and drug screening is paid by the employer.

+ Benefits for Summer Youth Participants- You will receive 2 paid holidays – Memorial Day and Independence Day

Public Law 102-477 is the Indian Employment, Training, and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992, as amended by Public Law 106-568, the Omnibus Indian Advancement Act of 2000. Public Law 102-477 is unique among Federal legislation, in that it allows Federally recognized Tribes and Alaska Native entities to combine formula-funded Federal grants funds, which are employment and training-related into a single plan with a single budget and a single reporting system.

About the Choctaw Nation

The Choctaw Nation is the third-largest Indian nation in the United States, with over 200,000 tribal members and more than 11,000 employees. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, historic boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma. The Choctaw Nation’s vision, “Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture,” is evident as it continues to focus on providing opportunities for growth and prosperity.

CNO was selected as a winner in both HRDUS’ and Forbes’ 2022 “Employer of Choice” competitions:

+ Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma received recognition as one of six Best Places to Work in the United States as selected by HRDUS

+ Choctaw Casinos & Resorts received recognition from Forbes as a Best Employer for Diversity in the Travel & Leisure category.

+ Forbes also recognized the Choctaw Casino and Resorts as one of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates .

Job Administration and Clerical

Primary Location OK-Durant

Other Locations OK-Blanco, OK-Kiowa, OK-Calera, OK-Lehigh, OK-Talihina, OK-Spiro, OK-Garvin, OK-Daisy, OK-Clayton, OK-Poteau, OK-Atoka, OK-Millerton, OK-Sawyer, OK-Keota, OK-Wright City, OK-Cameron, OK-Stringtown, OK-Silo, OK-Crowder, OK-Broken Bow, OK-Valliant, OK-Caddo, OK-Wilburton, OK-Idabel, OK-Colbert, OK-Bethel, OK-Pocola, OK-Hugo, OK-Smithville, OK-Grant, OK-Antlers, OK-Bennington, OK-Stigler, OK-McAlester, OK-Panama, OK-Boswell, OK-Coalgate, OK-Hartshorne, OK-Tuskahoma, OK-Wister, OK-Quinton

Organization Education

Schedule Temporary



Job Posting 03/09/2023, 11:07:35 AM

Req ID: 23003219

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Job Posting: JC236047229

Posted On: Mar 11, 2023

Updated On: Apr 18, 2023

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