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Summer work program open to youths


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POSTED: Wednesday, March 25, 2009

The city has launched a Summer Youth Employment Program for economically disadvantaged teens and young adults.

The program is open to individuals between ages 14 and 24 and will employ 650 people. Workers will earn minimum wage during the duration of the program, to be held for six weeks from June 15 to July 24.

Applications are available now through April 3. The deadline to submit applications is 4 p.m. April 6. For more information, call Donna Fautanu at 832-7818.

Pickup and drop-off sites for applications are:

Youth Services Center/WIA Youth Program: 1505 Dillingham Blvd., Suite 206, Honolulu

Oahu WorkLinks One Stop Centers:

» 1505 Dillingham Blvd., Suite 110, Honolulu

» 830 Punchbowl St., Room 112, Honolulu

» 94-275 Mokuola St., Suite 300, Waipahu

» 85-670 Farrington Highway, Room 6, Waianae

» 54-010 Kukuna Road, Hauula.

Applications are also available at the Kailua Satellite City Hall and online at www.honolulu.gov/dcs/specialprojects/youthservices.htm.