May 12, 2016
Contact: Mary Enger, Communications Director, 636-949-1856, firstname.lastname@example.org
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – Applications now are being accepted to fill 20 summer youth jobs administered through the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County. The jobs are for youth ages 16-24 from income-eligible families.
The program, called “Summer Job League 2016,” receives state and federal funding. Participants must be from families whose gross monthly income does not exceed 185 percent of the Federal Poverty guidelines. For example, income can be no more than $1,832 for a family of one, or no more than $4,385 for a family of four.
Employers participating in this program include county and city parks departments, animal shelters, day care facilities, business offices, retail operations and other county businesses. Jobs pay $8.50 an hour for a maximum of 240 hours. Weekly schedules can be full- or part-time, depending on the position. Applicants must be residents of St. Charles County and pass a drug test.
“Our goal is to help eligible youth in St. Charles County earn up to $2,000 this summer while working in an interesting job environment close to home,” said Scott Drachnik, executive director of the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County. “This program will help them gain important work experience and enhance their resumes.”
Pre-registration for the Summer Job League is available online at summerjobs.mo.gov. For more information, contact the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County at 636-255-6060, or visit 212 Turner Blvd. in St. Peters, MO.