Summer jobs for youths

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Georgia Department of Labor is looking to fill 500 summer jobs for young people between the ages of 15 and 24 in 8 local counties.

Those hired will work for local, federal and state government offices as well as non profit organizations and groups.

The deadline to apply is Friday May 22, 2009. Applicants must meet certain federal income requirements.

For information call the State Labor Department's Summer Youth Jobs Hotline 706-653-4537 or 706-653-4538.