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 $180.00 per week are based on twenty (20) hours a week program participation (subject to change in minimum wage and/or funding source). Fifty-five percent (55%) of program participants must meet income eligibility guidelines (Forty-five percent (45%) of the program participants are not required to meet any income guidelines). Funded in part by local CDBG program through the Department of Development.
POTENTIAL CANDIDATES SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Where applicable, this program will employ eight (8), 18 yrs. - 21 yrs. with a 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 $9.00 per hour, (5) hours per day (subject to change in minimum wage and/or funding source). No income eligibility required. Funded by the New York State Office of Children & Family Service.
TANF SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
It is the intention of the Youth Bureau to establish the TANF Summer Youth Employment Program (contingent upon funding). This program is supported by the Westchester/Putnam Local Workforce Investment Board. The program will employ income eligible 14 years - 18 years. The program will operate for six (6) weeks. Rate of pay is $9.00 per hour, 5 hours per day (subject to change in minimum wage and/or funding source). All youth must meet TANF income guidelines.
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 16, 2016. For more information, contact the contact the Youth Bureau at 654-2045.
The Youth Bureau is currently seeking worksite partners to host interns, as well as financial sponsors. For more information on the Board of Commissioners’ Financial Sponsors Campaign and Summer in the City for Youth Employment, please contact our office.