Youth, Sports, After School, Job Placement, Small Business Program
The Youth, Sports and After School Program falls under the portfolio of Councillor Bernard Pitts Jr. These programs provide an outlet for children, teenagers and young adults in formulating events geared at reducing crime, fostering a sense of responsibility, mentoring and facilitating some outlets for learning not only academic skills but as well life and personality skills.
The street games will be reintroduced back as a regular event to try and allow inner City youths an arena to display their basketball and football talents whilst familiarizing themselves with other areas of the City in the hope of using sport as an avenue to reducing gang activities.
The position of Directory Officer, also falls under the Human Resources Department of the Belize City Council.
The functions of the department are as follows:
- Liaise with business entities and public and private sectors to seek employment for unemployed residents of the City.
- Maintain a data base if application forms and resume of persons who are seeking employment. Suitably qualified persons are forwarded to those entities who are desirous of employing for screening and eventually hiring from our data base.
- Persons seeking employment are asked to bring a recent resume or fill out an application form which can be collected at the Directory Office situated on the third floor of the Commercial Center
Small Business Initiative unit is also located on the Third Floor of the Commercial Center. This unit seeks to promote and assist small business persons who are seeking to become self employed.
Anyone interested to assist or would like assistance regarding Youths & Sports, After School, Job Placement or Small Business should contact Mr. Michael Theus at 207-0415 or visit his office at 3rd Floor of the Commercial Center.