The application deadline is Friday, May 19, 2017.
Applicants will be chosen based on an interview process which will begin in May.
Participants must be available for work for the full program, from June 26 - July 28.
Please be sure to come to interview and orientation meetings dressed for an interview.
- Ages 14 to 20
- Meet income guidelines (include proof of family income with application packet)
- Need assistance finding summer employment
The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) has been in continuous operation in Ulster County for over 40 years. It is designed to provide:
- Work experience
- Work readiness skills
- Positive work attitudes
Worksites that have participated in the past include:
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Ellenville Housing Authority
Gateway Community Industries
George Washington Elementary
Kingston Candy Bar
Kingston Parks and Recreation
Mac Fitness Kids' Summer Camp
Marlboro High School
Town of Rosendale Summer Camp
St. Mary's Cemetery
Ulster County Tourism
Wallkill School System
Woodstock Teen Center
YMCA of Kingston
Employers interested in serving as a worksite may download a worksite request form here. Once completed the request form may be faxed, mailed, or submitted in person to the Office of Employment and Training. Please be aware that our worksite orientation process has changed. It will be mandatory for new worksites and/or supervisors to attend a group orientation at the Office of Employment and Training. Please be sure to select a meeting date and time on your worksite request form.
Click here for more information about the Summer Youth Employment Program.