Around Jefferson: Jeff youths could apply 4 summer jobs #New_OrleansApril 21, 2019
The Jefferson Community Action Program is accepting applications for its 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program.
“If there are more applications than spots, a lottery is held to select the program participants so they can begin the pre-employment process.”
Applications will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, April 22, at the Hazel Hurst Community Center, 1121 South Causeway Blvd., Old Jefferson, and again at the same time on Tuesday, April 23, at the Gretna Community Center, 1700 Monroe St., Gretna.
Required documents include a current Louisiana driver’s license or state picture identification for all household members over 18; proof of residence such as a current lease, a current utility bill or government document issued within last 30 days; and a copy of each applicant’s high school diploma or GED certificate.
The program helps clients “create paths to self-sufficiency and stability,” Jackson said.
Some of the participating vendors will include Diva Dawg, Thai D-Jing, South in Ya Mouth, Grilling Shilling, Queen on Wheels, Crepes a la Cart New Orleans, Bonafried, Sultan Shish Kebab and the Quesadilla Company food trucks.
The Lafreniere Park continues its annual Thursday spring concert series from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Al Copeland Concert Stage in the park, 3300 Downs Blvd., Metairie.
Groovy 7 will perform Thursday, and on April 25, Contraflow performs.
Concessions will be available for purchase.
An all-school reunion for graduates of St. Joseph High School in New Orleans will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, at St. Joseph Church, 1802 Tulane Ave., New Orleans.
Jefferson Parish Department of Parks & Recreation, often referred to as JPRD, offers a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional recreational activities for adults, teens and children. This includes athletic programs, senior citizen activities and clubs, alternative programs, community enrichment programs, camps and a wide variety of classes and special events. In addition, JPRD offers a number of options for rental…