Thank you for your interest in the summer youth employment programs provided by RochesterWorks! and the City of Rochester’s Summer of Opportunity program. We welcome media inquiries about this program available for youth, programs, and businesses in Monroe County. Please call or contact us for details.


Media Contact

John Premo
Director of Community & Business Services
585-258-3500 ext: 3535
Antwan Williams
Director of Youth System Services
585-258-3500 ext: 3540

Ashley Mault
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
585-258-3500 ext: 3513

Daniele Lyman-Torres
Commissioner Department of Recreation & Youth Services
City of Rochester
(585) 428-7962



About Us

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is a government-funded program, operated by RochesterWorks! in collaboration with the City of Rochester’sSummer of Opportunity Program (SOOP), that provides youth with six weeks of paid work experience through work sites and programs all across Monroe County. For more information go to