Youths in need of summer employment can apply to the Department of Community Development’s Division of Children and Youth April 2 through 11.

District 5 Fulton County Commissioner Marvin S. Arrington Jr. and the county’s board of commissioners are supporting the 2018 Summer Youth Internship Program as this continuing initiative help youths 16 to 24 to obtain paid summer employment.

Youth attending the following schools in the county or are living within the zip codes stated are eligible to apply. The high schools and associated zip codes are Douglass (30318), Carver (30315), Jackson (30312), Westlake (30331), Hughes (30213) and South Atlanta (30354).

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States, must be attending school and/are currently unemployed. Youth who receive employment are required to be available for work June 13 through July 17.

As of March 28, 63 private, public and nonprofit employers were participating in the program with additional employers expected to be added before the program kickoff.

Interested high school applicants must bring the following documents: Georgia identification or driver’s license and high school identification with the applicant’s last report card.

College students must bring their college identification or letter of acceptance, residency form or notarized affidavit declaring residency in Fulton.

Limited work slots are available with employment applications accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Youth seeking the paid internships may apply in person on the dates mentioned at the following locations and times: April 2 through 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the South Fulton Career Center, 5710 Stonewall Tell Road, Suite 160, in College Park, and the Adamsville Workforce Center, 3710 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Atlanta.

In addition, youth may also apply April 9 through 11 between 3:30 and 7 p.m. at the Fulton Department of Community Development, 137 Peachtree St. in Atlanta.

Applications may also be made online April 2 through 11 by visiting www.fultoncountyga.gov/syip.

For additional information, call the Division of Children & Youth at 404-612-7386.

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