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Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry looking for summer interns 

Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry (Outreach) has received a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation to hire two local high school students for the summer to help with our home repair program“We’re very grateful to the Community Foundation for providing the funding to help us hire students again this year,” said George Alley, Outreach’s Executive Director, “we believe that the students will gain valuable work experience and have the chance to help our neighbors in need. 


The interns will work under the supervision of the Foothills Housing Partnership to provide home repairs to eligible clients. This position requires a considerable level of physical activity and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Those with experience in the home building trades are preferred. 


The internships will consist of 4-day work weeks, begin on June 17 and continue through August 16, 2019. In order to comply with the grant requirements, students must be enrolled in high school or a similar home-school program at the time of the start of the internshipStudents must also be at least 16 years old and reside in Polk County or Landrum (zip code 29356). 


Interested students should visit our website at www.tboutreach.org/employment to download an application or stop by the Outreach office at 134 White Drive to fill out an application.   


For more information on Outreach, please visit www.tboutreach.org. 


– Submitted by George Alley