Looking For a Summer Job?
Applications accepted for ages 14-21 through July 9.
If you live in Southbridge and contiguous communities and are eligible for the free or reduced lunch program in school you may apply for a summer job.
The Center of Hope Foundation in cooperation with the YouthWorks Summer Jobs Program is recruiting low income youth aged 14-21 for a six week youth employment program. Youth will work an average of 20 to 25 hours per week for 6 weeks at $8.00 an hour at an approved work site. Priority will be given to youth who demonstrate at least one other factor beyond income level including:
Having aged out of foster care, or being close to aging out of foster care
Poor academic performance or school drop out
Child of a single parent
Having a disability or special needs
Lack of fluency in English, or being a foreign immigrant
Being a teen parent
Racial or ethnic minorities
Please bring copies of your Driver's license or Massachusetts ID.
If under the age of 18, please bring documentation of a work permit.
We will be accepting applications through July 9th.
Orientation will be July 11th and 12th in which you will receive a $50.00 stipend at the end of the second day!
If you are a low income youth aged 14-21, please fill out an application at the Center of Hope Foundation, 100 Foster Street, Southbridge Ma. 01550.
Applications are located at the front desk of reception. For more information please contact Martin Dawson at 508-764-4085 x628, or visit our website: www.thecenterofhope.org.
"This project is funded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts through the Commonwealth Corporation and the Central MA Workforce Investment Board."