Youth services running employment program


NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Youth Services is accepting applications for the Connecticut Youth Employment Program.

The program, which is funded by the state, provides summer employment opportunities for low-income youth and young adults. Eligible participants who complete the application will be assigned to a work site for a six-week summer work experience beginning in July. Participants will be paid $13 per hour for a 20-hour work week.

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Naugatuck Youth Services is also looking for companies and organizations in the community to host one or more youth employees through the program. Interested companies and organizations are asked to contact Naugatuck Youth Services as soon as possible. For information, contact Gina Valerio at 203-720-5673 or