ERIC Number: ED259093
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Summer Jobs for Youth. A Public/Private Campaign. Project Administrator Handbook: A Technical Assistance Guide for Developing Summer Jobs for Youth in the Private Sector.
New York State Div. for Youth, New York
This handbook provides information related to the development and implementation of a public/private venture in the development of summer jobs for youth. Chapter I briefly describes preliminary planning. Chapter II focuses on developing a task force, including its composition, recruitment, and responsibilities. Chapter III discusses activities of the Job Development Committee, including identifying employment opportunities, soliciting corporate contributions, establishing job development headquarters, organizing and directing activities of job developers, strategy for obtaining job pledges, and establishing a process for registration and followup of employer contracts/pledges. Examples, correspondence, and sample forms are attached. Chapter IV addresses matching the employment opportunity with an appropriate candidate. Topics are contracting eligible young people; identifying resource needs; applicant interviews; matching; eligibility, certification, application; orientation; and tracking placements. Sample forms are attached. Chapter V describes essential elements to an active public relations campaign: business leaders' kick-off, recognition event, recognition letters, media coverage, editorials, publications, press inquiries, speeches and meetings, advertising, and National Alliance of Business promotional assistance. Examples are attached. Chapter VI provides forms for evaluating a local campaign. (YLB)
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Job Development, Job Placement, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Public Relations, School Business Relationship, Seasonal Employment, Summer Programs, Youth Employment, Youth Programs
New York State Division for Youth, Youth Employment Services, 84 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Div. for Youth, New York