Leon County Offers Local Youth Summer Employment Opportunities

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News Release: Leon County Human Resource Department

WHO: Leon County Human Resource Department
WHAT: Summer Youth Training Program
WHEN: Monday June 9 through Friday July 18; (Applications available starting Tuesday, April 1, at 8 a.m.; Due date is Wednesday, April 30, by 5 p.m.)
WHERE: Various Leon County Government locations

Summer is a time when most students look forward to enjoying vacations while others see this season as a good time to explore career opportunities. For those students, the Leon County Summer Youth Training Program enables them to do just that. Targeting Leon County youth between the ages of 14 and 21, the six-week program introduces participants to the workplace where they gain professional experience and learn valuable employment skills.

This year, the Summer Youth Program has 56 positions available throughout Leon County in a variety of services, including Public Works, Emergency Management Services and Parks & Recreation. All positions are for 20 to 25 hours per week and will pay $7.93 per hour.

The 2014 Summer Youth Training Program is scheduled to run from Monday, June 9, through Friday, July 18. Applications will be available starting Tuesday, April 1, at 8 a.m., and are due Wednesday, April 30 by 5 p.m.

For more information or to fill out an application, please visit www.LeonCountyFL.gov/HR/SummerYouth or call the Summer Youth Training Program information line at (850) 606-2430.


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