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FMC Foundation Supports Tampa Summer Hires Program

Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring supports summer jobs program

~ Group presents check for $18,320 to expand reach of program ~

 

TAMPA, FL – CareerSource Tampa Bay received a check from the Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring for $18,320 to support the Tampa Bay Summer Hires program. In 2021, the program provided summer internships and job training to more than 760 young adults in Hillsborough County.

This grant will provide additional funding to allow ten young adults who may not qualify for the program to participate.

“It gives us tremendous pleasure to award CareerSource Tampa Bay a grant in the amount of $18,320 to support the Tampa Bay Summer Hires program.” said Angela Pottinger, Executive Director Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring. “Congratulations on receiving this award! We are proud to be a part of a program that helps so many of our future workers.”

“This grant will allow Tampa Bay Summer Hires to expand the program beyond the lower income limits set by federal programs,” said CSTB Tampa Bay Summer Hires Director Jennifer Wilson. “This grant will allow us to offer the program to more young adults and get them a summer job. We truly appreciate the grant provided by the FMC Foundation of Caring.”

The 2021 summer jobs program provided Hillsborough County youth, ages 16-24 years of age with a paid summer internship position. 400 positions were filled and were paid $12.00 per hour for a maximum of 30-hours per week. The number of participants is dependent on funding and the Tampa Bay Summer Hires program is expecting to hire 400 young adults 16 to 24 years of age in the summer of 2022.

The 2022 Tampa Bay Summer Hires program will open registration for young adults 16-24 years of age on January 10, 2022. Go to www.TampaBaySummerHires.com for updates.

About CareerSource Tampa Bay

Programs and initiatives are sponsored by CareerSource Tampa Bay and the State of Florida, Department of Economic Opportunity and fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling $23,321,277.

CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided 173,319 services to 37,054 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during the program year 2019- 2020. CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our five career centers, is the single largest source of job candidates in the region, from entry-level to executive-level candidates. We work closely with all Veterans.

Businesses can access CareerSource’s wide range of services that include recruiting, training for new and existing employees, targeted hiring events, and retention support strategies. All resources and services are provided at no cost to both businesses and job candidates. Programs funded through CareerSource Tampa Bay are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network to learn more, visit www.careersourcetampabay.com. See picture of Check Presentation: https://bit.ly/3BnxkZi

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