Summer program to put hundreds of Jackson youth to work - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Summer program to put hundreds of Jackson youth to work

Source: WLBT Source: WLBT
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Applications for the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program are being accepted until March 1.

The program will hire young adults between the ages of 16 and 24.  

Applications can be picked up from any high school in the Jackson Public School District.

The city is also accepting business vendors who are interested in participating in the Youth Employment Expo that will be held on Thursday, March 10, at Metrocenter Mall.

Students who are selected for the program will receive jobs in city departments, nonprofit organizations or private businesses.

The program has helped hundreds of Jackson area youth find summer jobs each year.

For more information, contact the Department of Human and Cultural Services’ Family and Youth Division at 601.960.0326. Applications will also be available on the City of Jackson website, www.jacksonms.gov.

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