New Directions Southcoast Inc. is announcing that starting Monday, March 2, applications will be available to New Bedford youth age 14-21 from 2:00PM-4:00PM at the New Directions Youth Annex, 5 Dover St. 2nd floor, downtown New Bedford. Youth applicants will not be required to pre-register on-line this year and applications will be available in hard copy only at the Youth Annex, Monday-Friday from 2:00PM-4:00PM from March 2-March 13. Youth must be present and at least age 14 to receive an application. Applications will not be distributed after March 13.
New Directions is the Career Center operator for the Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board and the administrator of Title 1 Workforce Investment Act for adults and Youth Works summer jobs programs for youth. New Directions provides employment and training services to eligible youth ages 14-21 living in the Greater New Bedford area. State funding for summer jobs is restricted to eligible New Bedford youth.
All youth are required to be present to receive an application, attend scheduled appointments, return completed application and supportive documents and meet eligibility requirements to be considered for this youth program. Eligible youth who successfully complete the application process will be invited to interview with potential employers over April vacation (April 21-24).
For more information, please contact the New Directions Youth Annex at (508) 979-1700 or www.newdirectionssouthcoast.org or on Facebook at Greater New Bedford Youth Annex (New Directions)