Youth Mentoring Program

For High School age Children

The Youth Mentoring Program (YMP) is an innovative project of the 1199SEIU League Labor Management Initiatives, Inc., administered by the 1199SEIU/Employer Child Care Corporation. The program provides a six-week summer employment opportunity for high school-age children of 1199SEIU members at participating hospitals and nursing homes. The YMP supports youth in developing fundamental life skills, professional competencies and career/education opportunities, all while establishing a future workforce of young professionals.

Who Is Eligible?

Wage Class I for one year of covered employment.
Eligible high school-age children.
Eligible members may apply for the YMP through MyAccount.

Participating Institutions

The following institutions participate in the Youth Mentoring Program.

This list is subject to change.


  • Bronx Care Health System
  • Brookdale Hospital
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center
  • Interfaith Medical Center
  • Isabella Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care
  • Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Maimonides Medical Center
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • Mount Sinai Health System
    • Main Campus/Adolescent Health Center
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Morningside
    • Mount Sinai West
  • New Jewish Home
  • Richmond University Medical Center
  • St. Barnabas Hospital
  • Staten Island University Hospital
  • Wyckoff Heights Medical Center