2018 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Chapter 25
Section 9:25-3 - Definitions

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 9:25-3 (2018)

Section: 9:25-3: Definitions

For the purposes of this act:

a. "Corps" means the New Jersey Youth Corps created by section 4 of this act.

b. "Administrator" means the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs or any community service project sponsor under an agreement pursuant to section 5 of this act.

c. "Community Service Project" means any undertaking designed to provide, or assist in providing, services to promote public health, education and welfare among the general population or segments thereof having identifiable needs or deficiencies in those areas. The term includes, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, projects for the rehabilitation of substandard housing; the repair, restoration and maintenance of public facilities and amenities; assisting in the organization and delivery of educational and health services and other social services required by various segments of urban populations.

d. "Eligible youth" means any person who (1) is between such ages as may be specified by rule or regulation adopted pursuant to section 9 of this act, but in any event is not less than 16 nor more than 25 years of age, (2) is in compliance with section 6 of this act, and who

(3) is unable, through lack of employable skills or unavailability of job opportunities appropriate to the nature or level of his skills, to obtain socially worthwhile and reasonably remunerative employment in or near the municipality of his residence; or

(4) possesses skills and interests peculiarly appropriate to a particular community service project or projects in which he is recruited to serve.

e. "Community Service Project Sponsor" means any county, municipality or school district, or public or private non-profit corporations.

L.1984, c. 198, s. 3, eff. Nov. 27, 1984.

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