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2019 G.E.M Summer Leadership Academy

2019 GEM Summer Academy Flyer

The G.E.M. Summer Leadership Academy is designed to empower and cultivate leadership and character building assets in Middle School girls ages 13-15. Participants are engaged in life-skills workshops, enriching field-trips and community service projects.

If selected, participants can earn up to $350 this summer!

Date: July 8, 2019 – August 9, 2019
Hours: 10 :00 AM — 2:00 PM
Location: Benjamin Turner Middle School

For more information, contact Donna Bailey at 914-665-2344.

Please note that spaces are limited, and youth will be interviewed.

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2019 Summer Youth Employment Application

2019 Summer Entrepreneurship Academy

2019 C.I.T Summer Application

The 2019 C.I.T Summer Application is now available for download

2018 Summer Counselor in Training (C.I.T) Application

2018 SUMMER Counselor In Training (C.I.T) Application

Complete the attached 2018 Summer Youth Employment & Training Program application. When returning the completed application, make sure all requested documents listed below are attached. Applications will only be accepted on Monday, April 9, 2018 through Friday, April 13, 2018 between the hours of 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Youth Bureau, Room 306. SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE ELIGIBILTY OR ENROLLMENT IN THE PROGRAM. EMPLOYMENT IS VERY COMPETITIVE!

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2018 Summer Youth Employment & Training Applications

The City of Mount Vernon Youth Bureau Summer Youth Employment & Training applications are now available. Applications are available for pick up at all public middle & high schools, and the Youth Bureau Headquarters until April 6, 2018.

Please read the application in its entirety to see the required documents and the return dates.

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2018 Entrepreneurship Summer Academy – Applications Available Now !

The Entrepreneurship Summer Academy is an 6 week intensive program for youth ages 15-17 years old who are interested in starting their own business. ESA is a great way to develop leadership skills, network with entrepreneurs, build a resume for future jobs and not to mention START A BUSINESS !!!

If selected, you can earn up to $600 this summer.

For more information contact Debbie Butler at 914-665-2346.

2018 Entrepreneurship Summer Academy Application

2018 Winter Employment & Training Program Applications are now available !

Applications for the 20178 Winter Youth Employment & Training Program are now available online and in Mount Vernon Middle and High Schools. Applications will only be accepted on Monday, January 22, 2018 through Friday, January 26, 2018 between the hours of 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Youth Bureau, Room 306. Please be sure to return a COMPLETED application and ALL requested documents. SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE ELIGIBILTY OR ENROLLMENT IN THE PROGRAM. EMPLOYMENT IS VERY COMPETITIVE!

MV Youth Bureau Student Ryan Barnes Local TV News Interview

Ryan Barnes

On Thursday, October 12th, Ryan Barnes was invited to be a guest on The Local Live, LMCTV’s Community News Show to talk about his view and showcase is talent to viewers. The segment was to celebrate October 11th which is known to be National Coming Out Day. Ryan Barnes is currently a senior at Mount Saint Michael Academy, Interns at LGBTQ Center, a Peer Educator at Mount Vernon Youth Bureau’s CAPP Program, and an avid volunteer for the V.I.C.T.O.R.Y Program through the Mount Vernon Youth Bureau.

Also invited was Sandy Soler who received her MSW from Fordham University and is Clinical Social Worker at Family Services of Westchester in Portchester, NY. Ms. Soler also works as the Parent & LGBTQAI Education Coordinator at the Mount Vernon Youth Bureau Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (CAPP) Program where she runs an LGBTQAI support group and parenting workshops.

2017 – 2018 Safe Haven After-School Program Applications

The Safe Haven After-School Program is a collaborative effort of the City of Mount Vernon Youth Bureau, Westchester County Youth Bureau, Westchester County Executive’s Office, and the Westchester County Board of Legislators to provide free homework assistance and youth development activities to the students of Rebecca Turner Elementary School, Parker Elementary School, and Grimes Elementary School. Program participants must be between the ages of 7-12 as of September 2017 in order to attend. Deadline for enrollment is Friday, October 6, 2017 or once the program is full. Please note acceptance is on a first come first served basis.

Applications are available below!

Rebecca Turner Elementary School

Parker Elementary School

Grimes Elementary School