Interview & Hiring

Interview & Hiring

In 2019 Grow Binghamton received 160 applications for its mere 25 youth positions. Applying to Grow Binghamton can be a competitive process so having a detailed application helps you get offered an interview. Applying for our program is a great learning experience from filling out the application to interviewing. You should be proud of the hard work you’ve put into your application that has led you to an interview, and possibly even a job with Grow Binghamton!

2019 Interviewing has concluded.

Crew Leaders will have one-on-one interviews with staff.

Crew Members participate in a group interview which runs for 1.5 hours at VINES Offices which are located in the United Presbyterian Church (42 Chenango Street, Binghamton).

You must attend the interview date you signed up for with staff. If you can no longer make your time slot please call or text Kaitlyn at 607-323-3171 or email

Hiring Process

Applicants that are offered a job will be notified in May. Additionally, a few applicants will be wait-listed and should attend and fill out all the paperwork as well.

Due to multiple funding sources to provide employment to Binghamton teens the following steps and paperwork are required to complete your hiring paperwork. You can download all the documents needed below, pick up a copy at VINES office or request a packet be mailed home to you. Be sure to fill out all documents in blue or black ink and write legibly.

To review the document sent home at the interview, you may download it HERE.
If you do not have access to create a digital version of your income documentation you may coordinate a time to meet with VINES staff for assistance. Please call or text Kaitlyn Sirna at 607-323-3171

  1. Complete the VINES Hire Packet/ Onboarding Form here.
  2. Complete and Return a copy of VINES’ Health/Emergency Form
  3. Complete and Return a copy of USCIS I-9 Form
  4. Provide Copies of Identification Documents
    VINES will need copies of your: Social Security Card (AND) a Drivers License, State ID, School ID or Report Card (OR) Passport.
  5. Complete and Return a copy of W4 Form
  6. Submit a copy of your working papers if under 18

Open Office Hours to Drop off Hiring Packet

There will be open office hours at VINES, dates TBD, where you can drop off your paperwork and VINES can make photocopies of your supporting documents.

If you are requesting a mailed copy of the hiring packet, please do so before May 31st so there is time for it to get to you in the mail.

CLICK HERE to download a TANF application