Youth Enrichment Services

Teen Employment and Internships

Summer Teen Staff Program

Applications are now closed.

Program details:
Start/end date: June 26 – August 16
Pay rate: $12/hour
Schedule: 20-25 hours per week

Who can apply:
Boston residents between 15 – 19 years old.
(Priority is given to teens that have completed a YES Academy program)

Application deadlines:
Successlink registration deadline: April 7th
YES application deadline: April 12th

Positions (click position title for more details):

Outdoor Adventure Leader:
OA Leaders work alongside an adult trip leader to support youth in the outdoors by helping teach activities like rock-climbing, paddle-boarding, kayaking, and mountain biking. *Must be 16 by July 8th to be eligible for this position.

Administrative Intern:
Working in the YES office alongside adult staff, administrative interns gain valuable office experience working with online database software and providing administrative support to a variety of YES departments.

Track & Field Assistant Coach:
Coaches work on Monday, Tuesday, and/or Thursday evenings teaching youth about track & field while helping foster a lifelong respect for healthy activities. *This position differs in pay and schedule than the others, please see the job description for details.

Impact Intern:
Impact Interns are responsible for capturing the experiences of YES youth on OA trips through photos, interviews, and surveys and creating a booklet showcasing the summer adventures.