New Jersey Stage logo
New Jersey Stage Menu


City of Newark Seeks Employers For 2023 Summer Youth Employment Program

originally published: 03/22/2023

City of Newark Seeks Employers For 2023 Summer Youth Employment Program

(NEWARK, NJ) -- The City of Newark's Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), which provides Newark youth with summer jobs and educational experiences, is seeking employers for youth aged 14 to 24. Funded by grants, not employers, the job program will commence on July 10 and conclude on August 15. The program serves thousands of Newark youth annually. The deadline for employers to apply is Monday, May 8.

Mayor Ras J. Baraka has built Newark's summer youth employment program into a national leader while tripling its size through innovative public-private partnerships. The program was highlighted nationally by President Obama's White House and has hosted conferences for the Cities for Financial Empowerment's Summer Jobs Connect cohort. Its success emanates from the mayor's vision of summer youth employment as something much broader than a paycheck.

"The kids of Newark are always at the center of every initiative Newark embarks on because whatever makes our city stronger bolsters their chance of succeeding here as adults," said Mayor Baraka. "That is why I am proud of how our many employers step up and provide these summer jobs. These work opportunities help our kids develop their leadership and teamwork skills and define their value as contributors to our community and society as a whole."

SYEP aligns enrolled Newark youth to worksites that match their careers of interest as indicated on their application. The City is seeking local businesses and organizations to support the program by providing youth with jobs.

To serve as a worksite and apply, visit https://www.newarkyouthonestop.org/employers.



 
Advertise with New Jersey Stage for $50-$100 per month, click here for info



In particular, the City is looking to match youth applicants to organizations in the following fields: Arts and Entertainment; Child Care; Public Safety (including judiciary and legal work); Education; Entrepreneurships/Start-ups; Green Energy; STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics); Health Care; Cosmetology; and Engineering/Construction.

"We are pleased to launch the 2023 City of Newark Summer Youth Employment Program Youth and Worksite Applications. The main goal of SYEP is to leverage workforce development to create the city's next generation of leaders by broadening the horizons of today's youth to prepare for tomorrow's careers. Furthermore, SYEP provides the opportunity for our young people to work, earn income, and gain valuable work readiness skills during their summer experience," said NewarkWORKS Youth One-Stop Career Center Youth Program Director Cody Piggot.

Under the leadership of Mayor Baraka, the number of youth served by this program has tripled. This is made possible by a public-private partnership led by the City of Newark and including the New Jersey Department of Labor and nearly 20 corporate and philanthropic partners.


FEATURED EVENTS

ART | COMEDY | DANCE | MUSIC | THEATRE | COMMUNITY

To narrow results by date, categories,
or region of New Jersey click here.



A Night with Guys Under the Stars

Thursday, July 25, 2024 @ 5:30pm
County College of Morris
214 Center Grove Road #Cohen Hall , Randolph, NJ 07869
category: community

Click here for full description


It's Happening with Snooki and Joey

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 @ 7:30pm
Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
category: community

Click here for full description


Tyler Henry – The Hollywood Medium

Thursday, August 01, 2024 @ 8:00pm
Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC)
30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, NJ 07631
category: community

Click here for full description


Click here for more events

Listings are available for $10 and included with our banner ad packages.

Click here for more info.







 
Advertise with New Jersey Stage for $50-$100 per month, click here for info




 

EVENT PREVIEWS

(HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, NJ) -- The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County invite you to the annual Evening in the Garden on Wednesday, July 24, 2024 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Join them at the Mercer Educational Gardens (431A Federal City Road) in Hopewell Township, on the grounds of Mercer County Stables.



Washington Crossing Park Association presents "Table Talk Histories" on July 28th



Monmouth Arts To Honor Joe Grushecky, Michael "Porkchop" LaVallee, Tim and Beth McLoone, and Joe Barris on September 27th



Click here for more event previews







New Jersey Stage

© 2024 by Wine Time Media, LLC
PO Box 811, Belmar, NJ 07719
info@newjerseystage.com

Nobody covers the Arts
throughout the Garden State
like New Jersey Stage!


Images used on this site have been sent to us from publicists, artists, and PR firms. If there is a problem with the rights to any image, please contact us and we will look into the matter.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Threads, and on our RSS feed


Art | Comedy | Dance | Film | Music | Theatre | Ad Rates | About Us | Pitch a Story | Links | Radio Shows | Privacy Policy