YOUTHWORKS 2020

The YouthWorks Summer Employment Program is a state-funded youth employment program that helps teens and young adults get the skills and experience needed to find and keep jobs. Participants take part in paid short-term work placements during the summer and/or school year at public, private and nonprofit work-sites.

Changes to YouthWorks 2020 Applications

As concerns arise due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, we at MassHire Holyoke have made changes to the application process by creating the YouthWorks 2020 Interest Form. This is an online version of our application which as been created with the safety of our youth and business communities in mind. Open to residents of Holyoke, MA only.

If you are interested in participating in the YouthWorks 2020 Summer Employment Program, click here to fill out the YouthWorks 2020 Interest Form.

UPDATE: LAST DAY FOR SUBMISSION OF THE YOUTHWORKS 2020 INTEREST FORM:  MAY 29th, 2020 @ 5:00 PM.

(This is NOT a promise of employment and follow-up will be needed to further the application process)

Contact Information

For more information please feel free to call:

Gladys Lebrón-Martínez, Director of Youth Services – (413) 322-7143 – glebron-martinez@masshireholyoke.org
Bianca Ortiz, YouthWorks Coordinator – (413) 437-0299 – bortiz@masshireholyoke.org
Sergio Vicente, Youth Counselor & Operations Coordinator – (413) 650-2703 – svicente@masshireholyoke.org

Youth who live outside of Holyoke, but are interested in applying for this years YouthWorks Programs, please refer to the contact information below to find the vendor for your residing city or town:

Springfield YouthWorks Vendor Chicopee YouthWorks Vendor Holyoke YouthWorks Vendor Westfield YouthWorks Vendor

New England Farm Workers Council

1628 Main Street

Springfield, MA 01109

Contact:

Haley King

(413) 272-2240

hking@partnersforcommunity.org

Valley Opportunity Council

35 Mt. Carmel Avenue

Chicopee, MA 01013

Contact:

Kevin Bias

413-612-0206 ext. 214

KBias@valleyopp.com

Kristen Wing

612-0206 ext. 210

kwing@valleyopp.com

MassHire Holyoke

850 High Street

Holyoke, MA 01040

Contact:

Bianca Ortiz

(413) 322-7157

bortiz@masshireholyoke.org

Westfield High School

177 Montgomery Road

Westfield, MA 01085

Contact:

Kim Adamcyk

413-572-6533 x 60012

413-519-5824

k.adamcyk@schoolsofwestfield.org

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