Summer Youth Employment

Thursday, May 13, 2021



TO:                 Employees, Media


FROM:           Human Resources


DATE:           April 28, 2021


Re:                  Summer Employment



The Lafourche Parish Office of Community Action is announcing its Summer Youth Employment Program, which will offer youth ages 16-24 enriching entry-level summer employment.


Lafourche Parish Office of Community Action has formed partnerships with local agencies to create this opportunity to help young people launch careers by providing them with free job readiness training and paid employment. In order to be eligible, applicants must meet the following requirements:


·        Resident of Lafourche;

·        Ages 16 through 24;

·        Family income must qualify under income guidelines as posted for CSBG programs;

·        Able to pass drug screen;  

·        Ability to work 20-hour work week; and

·        Enrolled as high school and/or college student.


*Anyone 16 years of age must have a work permit. *


This program will begin June 7, 2021 and extend through July 12,2021 (employment dates subject to change based on program needs). Salary is $10.00 per hour. Applicants can apply at the Mathews Government Complex, 4876 Hwy.1 Mathews, LA or Lafourche Government Complex, 402 Green Street, Thibodaux, LA. Applications can also be found at  Resume received without an application will not be considered. Applications are due no later than 5:00 pm on May 13, 2021. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TDD#1-800-947-5277