[412-PALs-talk] The Rush to Finish applications for the Summer Jobs program for City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County is now.
Mark at Rauterkus.com
Sat May 7 16:22:34 EDT 2016
Happy Mothers Day Weekend.
If you've already applied, GREAT. Pass this reminder along to a friend.
Now is the time to apply if you have yet to do so!
The deadline is MONDAY for the city's and county's summer job program.
Applications are only being taken on line, and the volume is LOW, so far.
Many of the applications in the system are not yet completed. But be sure
to get the process started as soon as possible as it isn't easy.
Mark Rauterkus Mark@ <Mark at Bloomfield-Garfield.org>
PPS Summer Dreamers' Swim & Water Polo Camp Executive Coach
Varsity Boys Swim Coach, Pittsburgh Obama Academy
SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS DEADLINE IS MONDAY
Info is being provided by the Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center, 5321
Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. We would be glad to serve you as one of
the City application taking sites.
*What is Learn and Earn?*
Learn and Earn is a $4.5 million collaborative effort of Three Rivers
Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB), the City of Pittsburgh, and Allegheny
County to deliver paid summer work experience to young men and women
through a 6-week, three-tiered program.
In 2015, Learn and Earn employed nearly 2,000 young people, partnered with
nearly 300 employers, and returned more than $1.3 million in wages to the
*What are the dates of Learn and Earn 2016?*
Young people will work from June 27, 2016, through August 5, 2016. In the
week prior to the start of the summer jobs (June 20 – June 24, 2016), youth
will be provided with orientation and work-readiness training.
*What are the pay rates?*
Youth in Tiers 1 and 2 will be paid $7.25/hour and may work as many as 25
hours per week, 5 hours a day, Monday through Friday. Prior to worksite
placement, Tiers 1 and 2 youth will receive 12 hours of work-readiness
training paid at $6/hour. Tier 3 interns will be paid $8.50/hour and may
work as many as 20 hours per week. Tier 3 youth will receive a total of 24
hours of work-readiness training paid at $8.50/hour prior to worksite
placement and throughout program.
*Who can apply?*
City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County residents who will be at least 14,
and no older than 21, as of June 27, 2016, and who meet income and other
*What kinds of jobs may be available?*
The internships will be concentrated in 14 career tracks based on the
growing or trending occupations in the Pittsburgh area: Customer Service;
Education; Community Development (Government and Non-profit); Health Care;
Human Services; Information Technology; Insurance; Park Management; Public
Works; Recreation; Public Safety; Labor/Trades; Financial/Banking/Legal;
and Marketing. Daily worksite tasks will vary based on the youth's selected
career/occupation track and tier placement.
*When and where can I apply?*
*The application period will open April 19.* 3RWIB is offering an online
application process through which applicants can apply via computer, tablet
or smartphone and can securely upload required eligibility documents to
their application profile.
*Help on Monday.*
· Goodwill of SWPA, Southside - 2400 Carson St., Pittsburgh
632-1740. 10-6 Monday thru Friday; 10-1 Saturday, April 30 and May 7.
· Goodwill of SWPA - 294 Lincoln Highway, North Versailles 15137. (412)
632-1740. 12-6 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 10-1 Saturday, April 30 and May 7.
· Oakland Planning and Development Corp. - 294 Semple St.,
Pittsburgh 15213. (412) 682-1144. 9-6 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 9-7:45
· Auberle - 1101 Hartman St., McKeesport 15132. (412) 673-5856. 7
a.m.-8 p.m. Monday thru Thursday; 7-5 Friday; 11-3 Saturday.
· YouthPlaces - 711 West Commons, Pittsburgh 15212. (412) 434-0851.
11-7 April 20; 10-3 April 22; 10-6 April 26; 10-6 April 28; 12-8 May 2;
12-8 May 4; 10-3 May 6.
· Phase 4 Learning Center - Brentwood Towne Square, 121 Towne
Square Way, Pittsburgh 15227. (724) 462-1241. 9-6 Monday, Tuesday,
Thursday, Friday; 9-8 Wednesday; 10-2 Saturday.
· Phase 4 Learning Center - Medical Center West, 211 N. Whitfield
St., Suite 110, Pittsburgh 15205. (724) 462-1241. 9-6 Monday, Tuesday,
Thursday, Friday; 9-8 Wednesday; 10-2 Saturday.
· ResCare Workforce Services - 332 Fifth Ave., Fifth Floor,
Pittsburgh 15222. (412) 575-5877. Contact for hours.
· Kanmas Educational Support Center - 5100 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh
15224. (724) 493-9371. 12-7 Monday and Thursday; 10-2 Saturday.
· Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center - 5321 Penn Ave.,
Pittsburgh 15224.(412) 362-8580. 2-8 Monday thru Friday; 12-6 Saturday,
April 23, April 30 and May 7.
· Neighborhood Learning Alliance (West End Works) - 825 Lorenz
Ave., Pittsburgh 15220. (412) 533-2029. 11-7 Monday thru Friday; 10-1 April
30 and May 7.
· City of Pittsburgh Housing Authority, Bedford Hope Center - 2305
Bedford Ave., Pittsburgh 15219. (412) 395-3950. 10-6 Monday thru Thursday;
10-5 Friday. 10-2 Saturday, May 7.
· 412 Youth Zone - 1 Smithfield St., Pittsburgh 15222. (412)
350-7153. 8:30-4:30 Monday thru Friday.
For youth ages 14-17, a *WORK PERMIT* is required *ONLY* if selected for
participation in the program. The Work Permit is *NOT REQUIRED* for the
*What required documentation must I have to apply?*
*Proof of age* (Birth Certificate
or Driver's License/State-Issued ID
<http://www.penndot.gov/Pages/default.aspx#.Vwf8X_krLIU> OR Alien
OR Valid U.S. Passport
*Proof of Social Security* (Social Security Card OR signed printout from Social
*Proof of Citizenship/Alien Status* (Valid U.S. Birth Certificate
OR U.S. Passport
<https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/apply.html> OR Alien
OR Certificate of Naturalization
*Proof of Address* (Home utility bill OR current lease OR postmarked mail
with applicant's name and address OR report crd or official school document
OR Department of Public Welfare
(address verification must be dated within the last six months) PA driver's
license may be used if issued within 60 days of application.
Proof of Income (Most recent paystub of parent or guardian or head of
household with date and year-to-date amount OR public assistance printout
of public assistance notifcation OR food stamp printout OR SSI Letter of
Notification of Benefits OR Unemployment Compensation Determination Letter
OR letter from a social service agency or other institution describing the
applicant's living arrangements adn income OR statement of income or income
elibility determination from a public or government agency.
Males age 18 and older must be registered with Selective Service
All applicants must meet age, income, U.S. citizenship, and residency
requirements, and provide verification of various application items.
Click to learn more about income eligibility and work permits
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