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New Rochelle youth are encouraged to apply for summer positions through the following New Rochelle Youth Bureau’s Summer Employment Programs: The deadline to apply is May 10.
Network Youth Leadership Program
This program attempts to provide youth (contingent upon funding), ages 14 years 17 years, with job readiness skills training and actual work experience. The program operates for six (6) weeks during July and August. Stipend payments in the amount of $240.00 per week are based on twenty (20) hours a week program participation. Fifty five percent (55%) of program participants must meet income eligibility guideline. (Forty five percent (45%) of the program participants are not required to meet any income guidelines). This program is funded in part by local CDBG program through the Department of Development.
TANF Summer Youth Employment Program
It is the intention of the Youth Bureau to establish the TANF Summer Youth Employment Program (contingent upon funding). The program will employ income eligible 14 years to 18 years. The program will operate for six (6) weeks. Rate of pay is $12.00 per hour, 5 hours per day. All youth must meet TANF income guidelines. Funded by the Westchester/Putnam Local Workforce Investment Board.
Potential Internship Program
Where applicable, this program will employ eight (8), 18 yrs. - 21 yrs. with specific internships to an assigned governmental departments or local community-based agencies/programs. The program operates for six (6) weeks during July and August. Rate of pay is $12.00 per hour, (5) hours per day. No income eligibility required. Funded by the New York State Office of Children & Family Service and contingent upon current State funding.
Only one child per family household will be considered. Applications for all programs are available 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday in the Youth Bureau office, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle and on line at www.newrochelleny.com/youth. Application deadline is Monday May 10, 2019. For more information, contact the Youth Bureau at 654-2045.
The Youth Bureau is currently seeking program sponsorships. For more information on the Board of Commissioners’ Financial Sponsors Campaign for Youth Employment, please contact the office.