The seven Baltimore youths starting summer jobs at FutureCare learned Monday about the challenges and opportunities they will experience, thanks to the city's Hire One Youth program.
"If you go home and you're not tired, we're not doing our jobs," Barbara Bartels, FutureCare's human resources director, told the nursing home operator's new employees.
The youths are among the nearly 600 young people who have started work at more than 100 businesses as part of the private sector's participation in this year's city summer employment program, YouthWorks. They started their five-week summer jobs on June 29 and Monday.
Begun in 2012, Hire One Youth gives young...