Mayor’s summer Youth Employment Program accepting applications

Applications for Jackson Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program will be accepted until March 1, at the Family and Youth Division Office at Metrocenter Mall.

Applications have been placed at all high schools in the Jackson Public Schools district. Applicants for the Youth Program must be between 16 and 24 years of age to apply.

The Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program will host a Youth Employment Exp March 10 at Center Court of Metrocenter Mall. The city is accepting business vendors who are interested in participating in the Youth Employment Expo.

Students who are selected for the program receive work assignments in city departments and nonprofits. Other students are referred to private businesses as prospective summer hires.

For more information, contact the Department of Human and Cultural Services’ Family and Youth Division at (601) 960-0326. Applications will also be available on the city of Jackson website,

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