The director of San Miguel Civil Protection, Josafat Enríquez, invited residents between the ages of 18 and 29, to become part of the team through the Youth Building the Future program spearheaded by the Department of Labor and Social Prevention (STPS).
Enriquez pointed out that recruitment is open from Oct. 15-25 or until spots are filled. Interested parties must register on the website: www.jovenesconstrujandoelfuturo.stps.gob.mx. Josafat added that the Department of Sustainability and Environment also has 25 internship spots open.
Once registration is completed, Civil Protection will evaluate the applicants and conduct interviews to select those suitable for the positions. The selected youth will be trained in the tasks to be carried out, and receive a monthly stipend 3,748 pesos as well as medical insurance coverage for illness, maternity and work related injuries.
The duration of the course is 12 months. At the end of the STPS, each member will receive a certificate of participation in the program, which will highlight the work they did during their involvement. Young People Building the Future also offers talks and workshops on its virtual platform to train young people at a distance, respecting health regulations.
According to platform data, in Guanajuato there are a total of 4,825 apprentices and 27,210 vacancies waiting to be filled. There are several areas of interest within the platform interested youth can apply to such as culture and sports, administrative work, sales, services, agriculture, trades, industry, science and technology, and health. The availability of each area varies according to the number of registered mentors.
Sources: Young People Building the Future, Directorate of Civil Protection, Secretary of Labor and Social Prevention.