The Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board (DCWIB) is now accepting applications for the 2023 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)
SYEP is a first come first serve program for youth who meet eligibility requirements. SYEP participants can earn $14.20 per hour for up to 25 hours per week.
Youth programs that participated in the 2022 SYEP include The Art Effect (Spark Studio & MadLab), The Boys and Girls Club, Cornell Cooperative Ext (Green Teen), North East Community Center, Nubian Directions, Poughkeepsie Farm Project and Red Hook Community Center.
SYEP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
✓ Resident of Dutchess County
✓ Family income being at or below 200% of poverty level
✓ On July 1, 2022, you are between the ages of 14 and 20 years old.
✓ Eligible to work in the U.S. and have proper identification
There is no application fee to apply to the Summer Youth Employment Program
Employment period is July and August 2023
Youth Summit (mandatory) August 15, 2023
2023 SYEP UNIVERSAL APPLICATION AVAILABLE IN MAY
Completed SYEP 2023 applications must be received by June 23rd.
Original, signed applications may be dropped off or mailed to:
DCWorks, 191 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Operating Hours 8:30am to 4:30pm
Dropped off at the following locations:
SOUTHERN DUTCHESS: The Beacon Recreation Center
Operating Hours 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
NORTHERN DUTCHESS: The Red Hook Community Center
Operating Hours 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
EASTERN DUTCHESS: North East Community Center
Operating Hours 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Securely uploaded to DropBox (email firstname.lastname@example.org for dropbox link)
Please review your application to ensure it's complete, including signatures where required
submit all required documentation
Thank you for your interest in the 2023 Summer Youth Employment Program through the
Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board
and the Department of Community and Family Services