Summer jobs for teens

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Some people in Holyoke are getting ready for summer and the jobs that come with it.

Businesses and youth gathered at the public library in Holyoke to talk about job opportunities. It’s the “summer youth meet and greet” which brings businesses that have hired young people in past, together with today’s youth to see if there are any positions they can fill.

One young man told 22News it’s important to him he get a job each summer.

“It gives us new experiences, new skills, it gives us something new to work on and new experiences,” said Julio Navarro of Holyoke.

The youth meet and greet has been going on for years. Career Point helps the business pay youth salaries.

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