50/50 Work Program
The 50/ 50 LIT work program is an innovative way to incorporate our youth into local businesses with a great means to achieve additional training and work experience.
WHO: The LIT (Leaders in Training) workforce development program- youth ages 14years to 18 years
and the local businesses
WHAT: A unique employment program to extend additional training to the youth of our community and in partnership with our local businesses we will pay the first four weeks of employment at a rate of
$15.00 per hour for twenty hours per week. The businesses will continue to employ the youth at their
rate of pay for the following four weeks at twenty hours per week. The business will submit all hours
worked to our program and will submit a check to our organization for those hours worked. The
business will receive a tax-exempt statement from our organization for the donation submitted to our
organization for all the donations submitted.
WHEN: June, July & August
WHERE: Local businesses
HOW: The Turning Point Community Development Corporation will provide a MOU (memorandum of
understanding) to the local businesses which will outline the terms of the agreement between the
TPCDC and the local businesses. The businesses will agree to pay the TPCDC the amount of the
hours worked by the youth at their rate of pay. The youth will remain contractors of the Turning
Point Community Development Corporation.
This is TPCDC will pay all