Mayor's GenNext Youth Employment Program

GenNext: Youth Employment Program

GenNext is a workforce development program created by the City of Lima. GenNext equips youth with experiences and skills necessary for today's workforce. Youth will complete pre-employment training and participate in the Internship Fair before being placed in a paid summer internship position. GenNext is open to youth 16-24 who are residents of the City of Lima and do not have a post-secondary degree. 

Pre-Employment Training  March 9, 2024

9:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Mercy Health St. Rita's GEMC Building

751 W Market St. 

Please complete the registration form and email your resume to Amber Martin at   If you are under the age of 18, your parent/caregiver will need to complete the Parent Form at  

 If you have any questions contact Amber Martin at (419) 223-7281 or

 DUE BY March 7, 2024 to guarantee your spot.

Youth need to register for the Pre-Employment Training on March 9, 2024.

GenNext Youth Employment Program Youth Application