Employment Program

Teens and Young Adults

Summer Youth Employment Program

Funded by the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (NYC DYCD)
For students between the ages of 16 and 24.


Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Ridgewood Bushwick Youth Center


This program provides approximately 600 community youth with the opportunity for structured and supervised work experience while earning a paycheck. During the summer, youth between the ages of 16 and 24 may participate. On-the-job learning is supplemented with counseling, work readiness, higher education, health education, career exploration and labor market orientation. In addition, educational and recreational services are available to program participants during non-work hours.