Frequently Asked Questions

For Recruiters / Employers

  • How do I post a job on GRow1000?
  • How do I add employees to our account?
  • How do I edit my company profile?
  • What do I need to consider when placing a youth, age 15-24?
  • In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, what should I consider before agreeing to place a youth worker?
  • Who is responsible for paying for the wages?
  • How many hours are we expected to provide? Can youth work more than 20 hours in one week?
  • Will I need to have my youth worker fill out a timesheet?
  • How often will youth be paid?
  • What if youth have a question about the amount of pay they have received?
  • Are bus passes provided to youth to get to work?
  • What if youth are injured during working hours?
  • Is my organization responsible for providing insurance or benefits?
  • When does the employment experience start and end?
  • Can I continue to employ my youth worker(s) after the 6 weeks of work?
  • When should I start looking for a youth applicant?
  • What if my youth worker does not work out?
  • Can I donate to the initiative as well as employ youth?
  • If I have more questions, whom should I contact?
  • How do I get a mask if I need one for work?
  • Why would I post more than one summer position?

For Candidates

  • Wondering what Grand Rapids neighborhood you are in?
  • Would you like to learn more about T2C Studio?
  • What documentation can I use to prove I am eligible to work in the United States?
  • If I have questions about how to fill out the application or need help with the pre-employment paperwork, whom do I contact?
  • What happens after I submit my application?
  • Can I select the employer to be matched with?
  • Are the jobs in person or virtual?
  • How much will I get paid?
  • What happens if I turn 18 during the 6 weeks of employment? Does my wage increase?
  • When will I get paid?
  • How will I get paid?
  • Can I work more than 20 hours a week?
  • When is my timesheet due?
  • If I have a question about the amount of pay I’ve received, whom should I contact?
  • Do I have to complete the pre-employment training?
  • When will the pre-employment training be held?
  • Will I get paid for pre-employment training? How much?
  • Are bus passes provided to get to work?
  • What do I do if I get hurt while working?
  • What should I do if I have a doctor’s appointment, I’m sick or have a scheduled vacation and can’t work?
  • What if I don’t like the job in which I was placed or I have a problem with someone at the job site?
  • If I have other questions that are not covered in this FAQ, whom do I contact?
  • What is a disability accommodation?
  • What is the career assessment?
  • As a parent (or guardian) where can I complete the consent form?

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