Youth Employment

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About Recreation Worcester
Recreation Worcester is a free school-year and summertime program for youth run by the City of Worcester. Youth participate in curriculum based learning while focusing on three main enrichment activities: arts, academics and athletics programming.

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Job Opportunities

Click on the Title of the position to view the complete listing which includes additional information such as job description, wage, etc. Interested candidates should follow the instructions for each opening in order to apply for the position(s) of interest.

Internship & Volunteer Opportunities

The City of Worcester's Division of Youth Opportunities has internship opportunities for credit available year-round. Internships are focused primarily on promoting Recreation Worcester programming.

Volunteers are also welcome for both the summer and after-school Recreation Worcester programs. Opportunities include helping with homework assignments and recreational activities.

Please contact the Division of Youth Opportunities for more information.

Parks and Recreation

The City of Worcester Department of Public Works and Parks offers many opportunities for young people to obtain employment at various levels, from supervisory to staff. Positions include:

  • Aquatics and Green Hill Golf Course Staff
  • Parks Stewards
  • Seasonal Maintenance Temporary Laborers

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YouthWorks is a state-funded youth employment program that helps teens and young adults get the skills and experience needed to find and keep jobs. Participants engage in paid short-term work experiences at public, private and non-profit worksites. This program is offered through the Worcester Community Action Council and applicants must reside in the City of Worcester, be between the ages of 14 and 21 and fit the state mandated low-income/at-risk criteria.
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Contact Information

Youth Opportunities
128 Providence Street, Room 322
Worcester, MA 01604

Accessible via WRTA Bus Line. View Schedules

Phone: 508-799-1328
Fax: 508-799-8572
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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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