Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Job opportunity with Cambridge Youth Centers

This sounds like a great opportunity to gain leadership experience, be involved in a community project, and earn some money -- check it out!

Participants Sought for Neighborhood Service Projects
The Office of Workforce Development is recruiting for its Neighborhood Service Projects program which runs for 12 weeks at three different youth centers in Cambridge (Gately, Moore and Area IV). Recruitment ends February and the program begins February 24. Participants ages 14-15, work 6-8 hours per week, and are paid a stipend of up to $600.
  • Participants will develop real connections with the community and its members.
  • Projects will involve some type of public exhibition or action in order to make a substantive impact.
  • Projects will create a diverse set of leadership opportunities for participants.
Some examples of potential projects include:
  • Presenting Oral Histories of Veterans of United States Wars.
  • A Fashion Show with clothing made of recycled materials, plus an awareness campaign.
  • Teen Summit with roundtable discussions about violence and how it touches lives in the community
If you know of any Cambridge teen ages 14-15 who might be interested in the program, they can pick up an application at the Office of Workforce Development, 51 Inman St., 1st floor. For more information, contact Ken Bowers at 617-349-6272 or


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