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11 Apr, 2012 | News

Sign Up Now for the Summer Youth Employment Program!

The time is here to sign up for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) at CCBQ. Eligible young adults, ages 14-24, have the opportunity to partake in a seven-week long internship from July 5th to August 18th at one of our many programs and services. Last year, we proudly employed over 400 youth through the SYEP program. Jobs range from working at daycare centers, senior centers, retail stores, offices, working with computers, mentoring, and much more! In preparation for the internship, participants will join together for an intensive job readiness seminar that focuses on professional identity, health and stress, financial literacy and higher education with many exciting guest speakers and resources to learn from. Make sure you select Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services on the application, or pin number 3055. Selected members will work up to 25 hours a week earning $7.25 per hour. SYEP applications can be found at The deadline to apply for the CCNS worksite is April 30th. For more information please call Alexis McCullough at 718-722-6149 or Michelle Everett at 718 -722-6071.