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Housing and Community Services Department
Housing and Community Services Department


2180 Milvia Street, 2nd Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: (510) 981-4970
Fax: (510) 981-4975

NEW! YouthWorks will start accepting applications for the 2019 Summer Program 
Click here to access Summer Program brochure.
Applications will be available starting Friday, March 1, 2019 to Friday, March 29, 2019
6-7 week paid work experience July - August 2019
(dates may vary).

Need help with your resume? Click here to access the resume workshop flyer.

Employment Program for Berkeley Youth
YouthWorks operates on a year-round basis including 7-8 week Summer & Winter After-school Employment Programs for youth 14- 25 years old.  The goal of the YouthWorks program is to provide a variety of employment opportunities that allow participants the opportunity to build strong skills.

Program Objectives for YouthWorks:

Encourage school completion and enrollment in postsecondary education and/or training.

  • Expose youth to career options and opportunities.
  • Offer part-time-temporary jobs
  • Divert youth into positive activities
  • Assist youth with inter-personal relations at home and in the community.

To download the YouthWorks brochure, click here

Youth Employment Opportunities

Are you a Berkeley resident between 14 and 25 years old? Opportunities are available in the areas of office administration, information technology, customer service, recreation, gardening, maintenance, food service, graffiti clean-up and more.

  • For summer employment, pick up applications at the YouthWorks office during the month of March.
  • For winter employment, pick up applications at the YouthWorks office during the month of October.
  • Opportunities for youth ages 18-25 are year-round, visit the YouthWorks office any time throughout the year.

**Interested applicants must pick up their application in person**

For more information, please click to see our Frequently Asked Questions page.




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Housing and Community Services Department, 2180 Milvia Street, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
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(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903