youth summer jobs campaign http://wamc.org en Massachusetts Budget Boosts Summer Job Prospects For Young People http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-budget-boosts-summer-job-prospects-young-people <p>The Massachusetts State Legislature this week approved both a new budget for the fiscal year that began Monday and a supplemental budget for the just concluded fiscal year. &nbsp;The action saved a summer&nbsp; jobs program geared toward helping inner-city youth all across the state. It also assured that an anti-crime program in one city that has received national attention will continue.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 16:44:14 +0000 Paul Tuthill 68414 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Budget Boosts Summer Job Prospects For Young People Summer Jobs Program Looking For Employers http://wamc.org/post/summer-jobs-program-looking-employers <p>Facing what experts predict will be the toughest youth job market in 40 years, a summer youth jobs campaign was launched on Wednesday in western Massachusetts.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> A workforce development agency announced a goal of securing 1,000 jobs this summer for youth in Hampden County, a number only slightly higher than the 945 jobs created for young people last year.</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 19:44:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 64182 at http://wamc.org Summer Jobs Program Looking For Employers Competition for Summer Jobs http://wamc.org/post/competition-summer-jobs <p>For students, now is the time of year when school ends and summer vacation begins &ndash; and for many that means trying to find a summer job. WAMC&rsquo;s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard took a look at the market for part-time work for young people.</p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 19:42:44 +0000 Lucas Willard 41642 at http://wamc.org Competition for Summer Jobs Officials Seek Summer Jobs For Young People http://wamc.org/post/officials-seek-summer-jobs-young-people <p><font size="2">Hoping to reverse what has been called a lost decade of employment for<br /> young people, officials in western Massachusetts have launched a youth<br /> summer jobs campaign.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill<br /> reports.<br /><br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Saying that government funded youth summer jobs programs will<br /> not come close to meeting the demand, workforce development specialists,<br /> and the mayors of the region&#39;s two largest cities appealed to the Wed, 16 May 2012 19:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 39119 at http://wamc.org Officials Seek Summer Jobs For Young People