Have fun this summer! Stay busy, meet new people, learn new skills, and earn some cash. Apply for a position through the City of Keene's Summer Youth Program! We are looking for self-motivated team players who would like the opportunity to develop leadership skills, increase their confidence, and gain practical work experience. Positions available include Administrative Support, Paraprofessional, and Service/Maintenance. Pay rate is $7.25 - $7.50 per hour depending on experience. To qualify for the program, youth must be Keene residents who are at least 14 years of age - and who aren't yet 16 years of age - as of June 1, 2021.
Youth Services designed this program to give Keene youth meaningful part-time summer employment for eight weeks, beginning in June. This year’s program will also include a community service project! Youth will be guided to identify a need within the community and create a plan to address the concern. Through this process, participants will also be encouraged to develop their natural leadership abilities.
Qualified youth should complete an online application. Applications will be accepted until 4PM, Friday, April 23rd. For more information, please contact the Youth Services Department at (603) 357-9811.
Important information for all Summer Youth job applicants: The ongoing coronavirus outbreak is obviously a fast-moving and evolving situation. Since no one knows for certain what the local impact will be, the 2021 Summer Youth Program is moving forward as planned, recognizing that to respond to conditions adjustments or discontinuance for the Summer 2021 season could be required. Our interview process will be online, using Zoom video conferencing.
The City of Keene will be closely monitoring the situation and keeping job applicants posted on any changes to the Summer Youth Program via the Keene Parks & Recreation website and the City of Keene Youth Services Facebook page. We recommend applicants check back in early May for an update.