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Leon Co. offering summer youth training program

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Posted at 8:07 AM, Apr 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-01 04:24:42-04

LEON CO., Fla. -- Leon County officials are encouraging teens and young adults to apply for the 2013 Youth Training Program, designed to allow students to get work experience in a real-world environment.

The program lasts six weeks and is open to participants between the ages of 14 and 21. Summer youth workers will have the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of locations throughout Leon County, including Public Works, EMS, Parks & Recreation and other departments and divisions.

There are 57 openings available, and positions will range from 20 to 25 hours per week and pay $7.79 per hour.

The program is scheduled from Monday, June 10 through Friday, July 19. The application deadline is Friday, April 26, at 5 p.m.

For more information or to apply, please visit www.LeonCountyFL.gov/HR/SummerYouth or call the Summer Youth Training Program information line at 850-606-2430.