FAIRFIELD — Teens and young adults who seek real-world work experience are encouraged to apply for the Yippie Foundation’s youth job training program academy.
The program consists of 11 months of job readiness education, a six-month paid internship at the Yippie Yogurt shop in Fairfield, mentoring and two months of job placement support, according to a release about the academy.
Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 24, meet low-income requirements and have no employment history. Applications are available at the yogurt shop at 1955 W. Texas St., No. 4, and online at www.YippieYogurt.org. They are due by 5 p.m. Aug. 29.
Yippie is an acronym for Youth Initiating Professional Preparedness In Employment. For more information, call 208-0853 or send an email to Sherilyn.Henry@gmail.com.
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