Youth Options Unlimited: Summer jobs for court-involved and/or gang-affiliated youth 14-24

YOU provides summer jobs for court-involved and/or gang-affiliated youth ages.  The summer jobs run between July 7 and August 18.  Youth must be referred by May 31.  For more information, please visit the Y.O. Unlimited website at www.youboston.org or email or call Lyndon at lyndon.vincent@boston.gov or (617)828-2679.  

 

 

 

Required Job Documents for Employment with YOU

 

 

1.      Social Security Card

a.       If you do not have a social security card, the social security administration is located at 10 Malcolm X Blvd. You will be able to apply for a copy of your social security card there. A letter of confirmation will be given to you and your social security card will be mailed to you within two weeks.

b.      ALL of the numbers must be legible for the card to be accepted. 

c.       You MUST sign your card for it to be valid.

 

2.      Birth Certificate

a.       If you do not have a copy of your birth certificate, you may obtain a copy at City Hall (if born in Boston) for a fee of 15 dollars

            OR

b.      Copy of US Passport – Not from any other countries, except Puerto Rico Birth Certificates issued after 7/1/2010

c.       Copy of non-expired US Resident Alien Card/Green Card

d.      Copy of non-expired Refugee card with work approval printed

e.       Copy of non-expired State issued ID or Driver’s license

 

3.      Picture ID

a.       Copy of non-expired US Passport – Not from any other countries, except Puerto Rico Birth Certificates issued after 7/1/2010

b.      Copy of non-expired US Resident Alien Card/Green Card

c.       Copy of non-expired Refugee card with work approval printed

d.      Copy of non-expired State issued ID or Driver’s license

e.       School ID card with a photograph

 

4.      Work Permit:

            For 14-15 year olds

a.       The first step in getting a permit is to obtain a promise of employment from YOU. You must then take this paper to your doctor to sign. Please note; you must have had a physical within the past year in order for your physician to sign the health certificate. If you know that you have not had a physical in the past year, call your doctor to schedule an appointment as soon as possible. You and your parent/ guardian must also sign this paper.

b.      After you got all of the signatures needed, take the certificate to your guidance counselor or to Latin Academy and they will give you a work permit.  You will also have to sign on the permit; return to YOU to be submitted to the payroll company. 

                  For 16-18 year olds

a.       You will obtain a promise of employment from YOU.

b.      You must sign this paper and have your parent/guardian sign the paper and bring it to your guidance counselor at school to obtain the work permit.

c.       Make sure the permit is completely filled out and all signatures are present.

d.      The final step is to return the signed work permit to YOU to be submitted to the payroll company. 

 

5.      Consent Forms

a.       You will get this from YOU and it must be returned completed and signed before you will be able to begin work.

 

All required documents must be completed and delivered to YOU by designated deadlines.

 

If you have any questions, please call Elisabeth Davis and Mallory Jones at 617-541-2600.

How to Apply/Contact: 
Send documents and referral form to Lyndon Vincent at lyndon.vincent@boston.gov.