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Youth Employment & Training (Ages 14-24)

The JobLink Program 

  • JobLink is a year-round program for Tompkins County young people ages 14-24. 
  • You can work up to 480 hours at $15.32/hour in a supportive environment. 
  • Please complete our short survey below to see if you qualify and sign up for an enrollment meeting.
  • If you have questions about your eligibility, please email deiyouth@tompkins-co.org or call (607) 272-7570 ext. 108


Resources for Youth Workers

Submit your Timesheet

Laws on Employment of Minors

Under-18 Working Hours

WIOA Youth Fact Sheet

File an Incident Report

Workplace Complaint Form

Helpful Links:

How to Submit Your Timesheet - TUTORIAL (on desktop)

How to Submit Your Timesheet - VIDEOS (on mobile or desktop)

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) 

Applications for SYEP 2022 are now closed.


Resources for Worksite Supervisors

Approve Youth Timesheet

Helpful Links:

How to Approve Youth Timesheets 


Become a Worksite

The JobLink Program is seeking new partners to serve as Worksites for young people ages 14-24.

Some of our JobLink host worksites in 2021-2022 have included: Family Medicine Associates, Finger Lakes ReUse, Green Star Cooperative Market, The Hangar Theatre, Cornell University Information Technology Services, Ithaca Murals, Mimi's Attic Used Home Decor, Newfield High School Maintenance Department, The Office of Dr. Anna Kelles - Assemblymember for the 125th District, Open the Lid LLC, Rashida Sawyer Bakery, The Sciencenter, Significant Elements Architectural Salvage, and the Town of Ithaca. 

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