We are currently recruiting for the spring session of This Way Ahead In School Youth Program. Our next cycle starts February 2010. Young people will have an opportunity to interview for a paid internship with Old Navy and GAP stores in different locations throughout the five boroughs. Please share this information with any youth in high school, GED classes or college and who is between the ages of 16 and 21.
* We are visiting High Schools, CBO’s and Social Service Agencies etc. If you have large groups of Young People (15 or more) that will be in one area at one time, we can schedule an info session (at your location. Please call to set up an appointment day and time.
*Young people must be able to function successfully in a spirited, fast paced, learning environment. They are expected to work in groups and autonomously, gaining knowledge in the areas of career and life skills as well as leadership. Students create their own schedules based on their need.
This program will include the following components:
* 2 hour Career and Life Skills weekly Workshops
* 2 hour Retail Supplement weekly Workshops with Gap Inc. management staff
The benefits of the program include:
*A chance to compete for 1 of 40 internship positions at Gap or Old Navy. Paying $8.75 an hour
*Bi-weekly they will be paid a modest stipend for completing 4 program hours per week
*Follow up services for 1 year after completing the internship!
Here’s how you can help us spread the word!!!
Info Sessions are happening now through January 15, 2010 the times are listed below.
The info session are conducted in half hour intervals
Tuesdays 3:30 -5:30 p.m.
Wednesdays 3:30-7:00 p.m.
Thursdays 4:00-6:00 p.m.
*Please note, a Young person must be/ become a Door member to participate. No appointment necessary to become a member, come to 555 Broome Street Monday – Friday from 2pm – 5pm with extended hours on Wednesday until 7pm.
Thanks for your support!
We encourage you to distribute this email.Directions: A/C/E/1 trains to Canal St. Walk two blocks north to 555 Broome St. between Varick St. and Avenues of the Americas. (Click here) for information about The Door