DOL Seeking Employers, Organizations to Provide Summer Youth Work Experience

V.I. Department of Labor

Commissioner of Labor Catherine A. Hendry Esq. invites employers, not for-profit organizations and training service providers to participate in this year’s Summer Youth Work Experience and Training Program through the V.I. Department of Labor (VIDOL). VIDOL is seeking the following:

 Employers and agencies that are interested in providing a five-week work experience and job-training activities for youth ages 16-24 

 Service providers and organizations interested in providing life skills and career exploration activities for youths, ages 14-15 (programs should run for no more than four weeks. Mini-grants of up to $4,800 are available for qualified providers).  

Interested employers and organizations can obtain a “Request for Summer Youth Work Experience Program Participation” or “Summer Youth Workshop Application” by contacting VIDOL offices on St. Thomas at 776-3700, ext. 2080, on St. Croix at 773-1994, ext. 2144 or by visiting www.vidol.gov (under the forms tab).  Applications can also be picked up at the VIDOL St. Thomas and St. Croix location.

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The deadline to apply is May 18.

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