Summer employment program is taking applications now

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

Yates County Workforce Development Summer Youth Employment Program is gearing up for the season, and applications will be available to interested youth until the end of the school year.

Applications are available at Yates County Workforce, 417 Liberty St., Suite 2021, Penn Yan, The Dundee Youth Center, and all yates County School Systems in the Guidance Departments. Yates County youth ages 14-21 are eligible to apply.

The summer program runs from July through the end of August and is available to both in school and out of school youth. Applications should be returned as soon as possible as priority is given to timely and well completed applications.

Yates County employers who are interested in hosting a summer youth employee are also urged to contact WFD. The youth are paid by Workforce grants and the worksite is asked only to provide an educational and supportive work environment for the youth. Anyone with questions should call 315-536-5140 for more information. Questions can also be emailed to Loree.Martin@dfa.state.ny.us.