Summer work program kicks off

summer work program youngstown ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Mahoning County will once again offer low-income youth a chance to earn some money working this summer.

The Department of Job and Family Services announced it received $878,000 in state Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) funds.

The money will be used to pay young men and women, ages 16 to 24, up to $10 per hour.

The summer youth employment program starts May 1 and runs through Oct. 31.

Youths can apply to work a variety of jobs in Mahoning County and the city of Youngstown, including positions with the street department, parks and recreation, the engineer’s office and dog warden’s office.

More than 200 youths were hired last summer through the program.

Families who meet eligible income requirements can apply starting next week by going to the Department of Job and Family Services at the Oakhill Renaissance Place, entrance B. Applications are being accepted Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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