New Directions Southcoast Inc. is announcing that from Friday, March 1st, youth may pre-register on-line for the 2013 summer jobs program at www.newdirectionssouthcoast.org. Pre-registration is a new requirement for state funded summer jobs programs and all youth are required to complete this process. Applications will be distributed to youth who pre-register on-line by appointment only. The pre-registration period will end on March 29th.
Accommodations will be made to youth who do not have internet access. Please call New Directions at 508-979-1700.
New Directions is the Career Center operator for the Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board and the administrator of Title 1 Workforce Investment Act and Youth Works summer jobs programs for adults and youth. New Directions provides employment and training services to eligible youth ages 14-21 living in New Bedford, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Acushnet, Freetown, Lakeville, Marion, Wareham and Rochester.
All youth are required to pre-register on-line, attend scheduled appointments, return completed applications and supportive documents and meet eligibility requirements to be first considered for enrollment in this youth program. The number of applications and available slots in the programs are limited, so interested youth are encouraged to complete the application process as early as possible.
For more information, please contact the New Directions Youth Department at (508) 979-1700 or www.newdirectionssouthcoast.org.