The Economic Opportunity Planning Association, or EOPA, has begun taking applications from teenagers and young adults for the Lucas County summer jobs program.
The eight-week program will place about 700 people between the ages of 16 and 24 in the work force from May through September.
Registration for the program is at www.eopa.org/LCEP/home.html. Forms can be downloaded and sent to LCEP@eopa.org or by fax at 419-255-2149. The deadline is May 1.
The seasonal jobs pay $8 an hour and are funded with federal poverty funds. Participants will receive a week of training, case management, and job coaching. They will be placed in jobs with 25 working hours per week.
Participants must live in income-eligible households in which at least one minor lives.