The primary goal of the Summer Employment Program is to work in collaboration with two vendors, Chicopee Housing Authority and the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County. This collaboration helps provide a structured, well-supervised work experience for low-income, at-risk youth ages 14-21.

Youth ages 14-17 must have a valid work permit. Also, all youth must complete a Work Readiness Training once chosen for a position.

Eligibility:

  • Ages 14-21
  • Must live in Federal Housing of Chicopee Housing Authority