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

Tricia A. Campbell
Senior Marketing & Communications Coordinator
585-258-3500 ext: 3205

Antwan Williams
Director of Youth System Services

585-258-3500 ext: 3540

Dr. Shirley Green
Commissioner Department of Recreation & Human Services
City of Rochester
(585) 428-7962


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