Summer Youth Employment
SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT
POLICIES & PROCEDURES
I. ELIGIBILITY CRITERA FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE CHAPTER’S SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROJECT.
A. To be eligible to recieve Summer Youth Employment funding, an applicant must be:
1. A member of the Navajo Nation with a census number;
2. If 18 years or older applicant must be a registered voter. If under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must be a registered voter.
3. Between the ages of 14 to 25 years;
4. Enrolled in high school, college, university, vocational or technical instution;
5. Unemployed at the time of applying;
6. Returning to high school, college, university, vocational or technical instution within six (6) months of applying, and willing to provide supporting documents;
7. In possession of a Social Security Card;
8. Not expelled or on probation status from high scjool, college, university, vocational, or technical institution; and
9. a legal resident of the chapter.
B. The applicant must submit:
1. A Summer Youth Employment Application;
2. Letter of interest which describes career goals;
3. Supporting documents that the applicant will be returning to the school, college university, vocational or technical instution within (6) months;
4. A copy of the applicants Social Security Card.
5. Documents containg information enrichment project.
II. EMPLOYMENT STATUS, WORK HOURS, AND REPORTING REQUIRMENTS FOR SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PARTICIPANTS
A. All Summer Youth Employment are considered temporary status employees of the chapter. As temporary statues employees, participants shall not earn annual leave, sick leave, holiday pay, or compensatory time. Additionally, participants cannot make up for hours missed. all absences from the work site will be without pay. articipants sall receive worker’s compensation and umemployment insurance coverage.
B. Participants are prohibited from any work-related travel unless adequatley insured through their worksites.
C. Work Hours will be set by the chapter coordinator and work site supervisor and be defined in the work site description.
D. High school students may work up to 32 hours per week and shall not perform duties which specialize skills or certification.
E. College, vocational, technical student participants may work up to 40 hours per week.
F. Participants in a student enrichment project, meeting eligibility will be approved for $150.00 per student.