Raleigh Summer Youth Worker helping campers at lunch.

Raleigh Summer Youth Worker helping campers at lunch. 

Raleigh Summer Youth Employment Program Applications Are Now Open

The Raleigh Summer Youth Employment Program is now accepting applications from teens looking to prepare for future employment and spend the summer working for the City of Raleigh!

Over six weeks, 200 summer youth employees will gain valuable work experience, discover possible career pathways, and build skills around financial literacy, civic engagement, and leadership. Employees will also have the opportunity to receive mentorship from firefighters, law enforcement staff, local business owners, and professionals from organizations such as Bank of America and UNC Health.

Are you interested in applying? Complete the online application by Friday, March 25. 

Interested applicants must:

  • Be age 15-18 as of May 31
  • Live within Raleigh City limits (Must be able to provide an N.C. issued ID/driver license or report card with Raleigh address) 
  • Be available to work June 21 - August 5
  • Attend program orientation on May 14 
  • Be the only person in your household participating in this program
  • Not be enrolled in summer school
  • Not miss more than four program days

For more information, please email Rebekah Dixon, Youth Employment Program Manager, at Rebekah.Dixon@raleighnc.gov or view the program factsheet. 



Rebekah A. Dixon, M.Ed
Youth Employment Program Manager