Work, Learn & Grow Employment Program
We invest in a network of community-based organizations and programs to alleviate the effects of poverty and to provide opportunities for New Yorkers and communities to flourish.
The Work, Learn & Grow Employment Program (WLG) provides participants of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) who are between the ages of 14-24 and currently in-school with career readiness training and paid employment opportunities for up to twenty five weeks from October to April. Participants work in a variety of entry-level jobs including:
WLG career readiness training will focus such topics as career exploration, financial literacy, conflict resolution, resume/cover letter development and opportunities to continue education and social growth.
Programs are located in community-based organizations in all five boroughs of New York City.