Niagara County Employment & Training is now accepting applications for the department’s summer youth employment program (SYEP). In order to be considered for the program, an applicant must be a county resident between 14-20 years-old (must turn 14 by May 13 and cannot turn 21 until after Aug. 12), coming from a household that meets these income guidelines:
“Through this program, we strive to provide young people with the opportunity to earn money and gain meaningful work experience,” said Donald Jablonski, director of Employment & Training. “Participants are able to gain exposure to various career industries while interacting with professionals in a positive work environment.”
Applications and additional information for the SYEP are available at high school guidance offices throughout the county, as well as online at www.worksourceone.com. They may also be picked up in-person at Niagara County Employment & Training, located at 1001 11th St., Niagara Falls.
Participants in this year’s program will earn $14.20 per hour. Applications and all related documents are due by May 12. They may be returned the Trott Center, located at 1001 11th St.; faxed to 716-278-8149; or scanned and emailed to [email protected].