Summer Youth Employment Program

City kicks off summer youth jobs program at Queens Botanical Garden
City kicks off summer youth jobs program at Queens Botanical Garden
Education & Kids Billy Rennison 7/06/2012 at 10:28AM

Out of school and into the work force. Mayor Michael Bloomberg helped kick off the first day of the city’s summer youth employment program at the Queens Botanical Gardens, which will have 35 employees working as garden greeters, horticulture aides and aides to the children’s garden. More than 31,000 city kids are participating in the [...]

Tax credit to create jobs for youth
Business Michael Pantelidis 1/03/2012 at 9:40AM

Businesses now have a $25 million incentive to hire and train at-risk or disadvantaged youth, thanks to the new youth tax credit signed into law by the governor and legislature early this December. “In our current economic climate, it is very important that our young people have opportunities to gain valuable work experience to prepare [...]