Summer Youth Employment Program

The City of Albany's LIGHT (Learning, Initiative and Gaining Headway Together) Summer Youth Employment Program is designed to provide any young City of Albany resident, age 14-18, with a summer work experience. The goals of the program are to:
  • Introduce and prepare youth for the world of work.
  • Help youth identify career interests and attain skills and good work habits.
  • Provide income to youth, which may also supplement family income.
The program runs five (5) days per week for five (5) weeks, from July 7th through August 7th and youth are able to earn between $6.00/hour and $8.75/hour, (depending on their age) for a maximum of 20 hours/week.

Application clinics are available to help you with the application.  Please call Bleecker Stadium at (518)438-1082 for locations and other information.

To download an application for 2015 click here.
To download examples of summer jobs click here.
To download an application for the 2015 Cadet Program click here.