Thanks to a grant received through the Orange County Youth Bureau and the Village of Walden Board of Trustees, the Village of Walden Summer Youth Employment Program has approved funding for 10 youth participants this year!

Each youth MUST reside within the Village of Walden limits and be between the ages of 15-18. Summer Employment will be approximately 60 hours at a Participating Village of Walden Business between 7/6/15-8/6/15 receiving $8.75 per hour.

ALL Applicants who meet the above requirements and whose application is submitted completed and on time MUST attend our Job Fair to be considered for a job on Thursday, June 25, 2015 beginning at 6pm on the 3rd Floor Assembly Room in the Municipal Building.  All the potential youth that participate in the Job Fair will get the experience of learning opportunities that are not taught in school and offers real life experience including meeting a potential employer face to face.

Application deadline is Friday, June 19, 2015 and should be submitted to the Village of Walden Municipal Building, 3rd floor, Village Clerk’s office.

The purpose of this program is to provide each youth with a positive and safe form of local summer employment while simultaneously increasing their education in branding themselves for today’s job market as well as resume and real life skills building.

The 10 youth who are hired by the participating Village of Walden Businesses will be required to participate in our MANDATORY Skills Building Workshops (refreshments included) on the following dates: Thursday, July 16, 2015, 5:30-7pm – Team Building and Finance 101 including budgeting; & Thursday, July 23, 2015, 5:30-7pm- Resume Workshop – 3rd Floor Assembly Room in the Municipal Building. (No Exceptions Made)

The 10 youth who are hired and their families are invited to participate in our Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 7pm – 3rd Floor Assembly Room in the Municipal Building.

Any questions please contact the Village Clerk, Tara Bliss at or by phone 845-778-2177 x1501 or in person at the Village Clerk’s Office, 3rd Floor Municipal Building.