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Youth and Young Adult Services

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The Youth & Young Adult Programs are available for those under the age of 25 (if you meet certain criteria).  Our school year program runs the calendar year, while our summer program runs from July to August.  While there are differences between the two programs, the goals are the same ~ to help the next generation of job seekers obtain needed job skills & experience!   


School Year Program     

  • Work Experience for 16-24 year olds
  • Operates from January-December 
  • Paid work experience/On-the-Job-Training/tuition assistance/apprenticeships available 


Summer Program      

  • Work Experience for 14-24 year olds    
  • Operates from July-August   
  • Full and part time work available 


Other Youth & Young Adult Services

  • Job Leads
  • Career Exploration & Planning     
  • Financial Literacy
  • Leadership Development Activities     
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Resume Development
  • Post-Secondary Transition Assistance

If you are interested in one of the programs above, please complete & return the application below to The WorkPlace!

Youth & Young Adult Program Application


For questions or more information on our programs, please contact:

      Ethan Brown, Youth & Young Adult Coordinator
      ebrown@co.jefferson.ny.us 
      Phone:  315-786-3671