Work, Learn & Grow (WLG)

Program Overview

The Work, Learn & Grow  Employment Program (W.L.G) is designed to build off of the experiences gained in the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). WLG provides participants of the previous SYEP year who are between the ages of 16-21 and are currently enrolled in school with paid employment opportunities for up to twenty two weeks from October to March.

Participants work in a variety of entry-level jobs including:

  • Government Agencies

  • Hospitals

  • Non-profits

  • Small Businesses

  • Sports Enterprises

  • Retail Organizations

Interested youth can submit an application online by clicking here or at our administrative office in person during the application period. Participants are selected by lottery for the program.

Program Requirements:

  • Be a SYEP participant

  • Be between the ages of 16-21 years old

  • Document Checklist

  • Currently be enrolled in school

Information for Current and Past W.L.G Participants

Administrative Offices

1460 Pennslyvania Ave., Suite 1B 

Brooklyn, NY 11239


(718) 642-2180

(718) 642-2857

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