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By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 24 June 2009

Low-income young adults, ages 18-24, are still needed to fill summer jobs in Clark County organizations for work between July 6, and Aug. 14. Positions are for 30 hours per week over the six week period. Workers will be paid minimum wage and will also receive training to help build their work readiness skills. 
Interested candidates should visit www.jobeligibility.com to determine whether they qualify and then contact Mike Forrest or Margaret Rogers at 360-253-9199 or [email protected] or [email protected].
The Southwest Washington Workforce Development Council, its partners, and local area employers have created more than 700 summer jobs for low-income 14-24 year olds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
The goal of the program is to provide youth who have limited work experience an opportunity to develop general workplace skills, learn job specific skills, and earn a paycheck. SWWDC received $2.2 million in federal stimulus funds to implement the program in Clark, Cowlitz, and Wahkiakum counties this summer.

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