Youth Empowered for Sucess – Education in Community Action

Education in Community Action

The Education in Community Action (ECA) is the Revere CARES summer internship program that is available to participants of the service learning academic programs. Students who participate in any of the service learning programs are automatically eligible to receive a summer internship that focuses in the fields of health, education or arts. Utilizing the knowledge acquired during the academic year, students provide an invaluable service to the community while at the same time receiving real work and life experiences. Over the past 3 years, students have interned at the following sites:


MGH Youth Zone


RevereParkand Recreation Department



Revere High School Transitional Program

Eastshore Athletic Club

Broadway Family Chiropractic


Broadway PT

21st Century Afterschool Program

 Education in Community Action (ECA) 101

ECA 101 is a weekly seminar that student interns participate in as part of the summer internship requirement. The 3-hour sessions serve to enhance students’ experience at their work site by providing them with relevant leadership building and work skill training. The seminars are presented in collaboration with Career Source, a career resource center that provides employment services to all types of businesses and job seekers at all professional levels. During the series, students discuss following topics such as:

-Thinking strategically about your future

Being a leader at school, in the community and

My contributions at the workplace

Workplace etiquette

Child labor laws

Financial literacy

Resume writing