Summer Youth Employment Program Worksite Application Form
Each year, the Town of Hempstead Department of Occupational Resources (DOOR) implements a work experience program for eligible youth who are Town of Hempstead/City of Long Beach residents, ages 16-20, and low-income. For six weeks during the summer, youth are placed in various worksites within the area and serve as interns. This year, youth will be paid (by HempsteadWorks) $16 an hour and work 30 hours a week. The program will run from June 26 through August 4, 2023.
HempsteadWorks also compensates employers for supervising these youth.
As a worksite during the summer youth employment program, each worksite will be responsible for the following:
Assigning staff to supervise youth interns
Providing youth with a brief orientation on their worksite duties, attendance policies, etc.
Gathering youth’s timesheets and submitting them to DOOR on a biweekly basis
Monitoring youth attendance, punctuality and job performance
To become a worksite for the summer youth employment program, please complete the worksite application below and upload a W-9, as well as a detailed job description(s), on your company letterhead, of the work in which youth interns will be engaged. The deadline to complete this application form is Friday, May 5, 2023.
Please note that submission of an application does not guarantee that youth with be placed at your establishment.
Please upload a detailed job description (s) (.doc or .docx only), on your company letterhead, of the work in which youth will be engaged. The job description must include youth’s proposed work schedules, including days of the week and number of hours. They are entitled to a 30 minute lunch break and may not work more than 6 hours each workday.
If you have more than one job description, please add them onto one document.
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