Workforce Development Board of Herkimer, Madison & Oneida Counties, Inc.

Out of School Youth Paid Work Experience Grant

Participants can earn minimum wage per hour up to 200 hours (Weatherization, Facilities and/or Office Work). Assist with resume, work readiness, finance, budgeting and career interests.



  • Ages 18-24 and a resident of Oneida County
  • Out of school (not attending HS or college) and have an additional barrier (See below)
  • School dropout
  • Youth who is within the age of compulsory school attendance, but hasn’t attended school for at least the most recent complete school year calendar quarter
  • Individual who is subject to the juvenile or adult justice system
  • Homeless Individual
  • Foster Care; aged out of Foster Care
  • Individual who is pregnant or parenting?
  • Youth who is an individual with a disability

Contact: Art Rapp, Special Projects Coordinator

Phone: 315-798-3679

We cannot fund or provide services to any male over the age of 18 who has not registered for selective service.

This program is 100 % funded by a US Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration of $100,000.

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