VIDOL Encourages More SYWEP Participation From Territorial Employers
CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner designee Gary Molloy said Monday he is inviting Employers, Not-For-Profit Organizations and Training Service Providers to participate in this year’s Summer Youth Work Experience and Training Program Virgin Islands Department of Labor (VIDOL).
VIDOL is seeking the following:· Employers and agencies who are interested in providing a five-week work experience and job training activities for youth ages 16 to 24.
· Service Providers and Organizations interested in providing life skills and career exploration activities for youths, ages 14 to 15 (Programs should run for no more than four weeks. Mini-grants of up to $4,800 are available for qualified providers).
Interested employers and organizations can obtain a “Summer Employment Employer Request for Youth Participants” and “Summer Youth Workshop Application” by contacting our offices on St. Thomas at (340) 776-3700 ext. 2080 or (340) 773-1994 ext. 2140 on St. Croix, or by visiting www.vidol.gov (under the forms tab). Applications can also be picked up at our St. Thomas and St. Croix offices.
Deadline to apply is May 24, 2019.