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YouthWorks Jobs Often Serve as Stepping-stones for College, Careers

Berkeley, California (Tuesday, February 27, 2018) - Berkeleyans between 14 and 25 years of age can apply to be part of YouthWorks, which allows youth to get valuable work experience while getting paid.

YouthWorks places local youth in summer jobs that last up to 7 weeks, for up to 30 hours per week, earning $12 per hour, beginning in early July. Youth can work in office administration, government, tobacco prevention, youth development, and more!

Valuable work experience can play an important role for young people's professional, financial, social and emotional well-being. Over the years, thousands of Berkeley youth have used YouthWorks as a stepping stone for career- and college-preparation. Applications are due Friday, March 30, 2018. 

Submit completed applications to the YouthWorks office.  Youth must be at least 14 years of age at the time of application and need to come in person to the YouthWorks office to pick up an application. Applications will be available beginning Thursday, March 1, 2018.  The YouthWorks office is located on the 2nd floor of 2180 Milvia St.

You can find more information about getting a summer job through YouthWorks and the answers to frequently asked questions by visiting the YouthWorks homepage. For year-round employment opportunities for older Berkeley youth ages 18-25, call or come by the YouthWorks office for information regarding additional programs.

Please visit us at the address below to pick up your 2018 YouthWorks Summer Employment application and sign up for a free resume workshop. We look forward to working with YOU!

2180 Milvia, 2nd Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-4970

Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM

Visit us online: http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/youthworks/

Please Note: YouthWorks will be closed on Friday March 9, a Reduced Service Day for the City of Berkeley.


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