Applications for Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program Available ‪April 2‬

Program open to Somerville youth ages 16 and older. Employment opportunities available in City departments and with local business partners.

SOMERVILLE – Attention Somerville Youth! The Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program will be accepting applications for summer 2018 starting Monday, April 2. Through the annual program, more than 100 Somerville teens will be placed within City departments as well as with private business partners in Somerville. Eligible students must be Somerville residents, enrolled in high school, and at least 16 years of age. Limited opportunities are available for youth that are at least 15 years of age with the Department of Recreation.

Applications are due Friday, April 20, at 12:30 p.m., and can be picked up at the Personnel Department in City Hall, 93 Highland Ave. Due to high demand late applications will not be accepted. Completed applications should also be submitted to the Personnel Department.

Interviews for all applicants will be April 30 through May 4, and selected youth must complete an orientation prior to the beginning of the program. Summer jobs require approximately 20 hours per week, though actual schedules will vary by employer.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, contact Community Services Manager Christopher Hosman, at 617-625-6600 ext. 2406 or

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or

One thought on “Applications for Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program Available ‪April 2‬”

  1. Is there a waiting list or do the new members of the board families and friends have preference because I think we are running out of cash and time?
    The ice is melting, the paints peeling, the streets are in disrepair, the trees have fallen and my friends, donors and protector’s have fled.

    What is the cost I mean pay ? prevailing wage or kickback cost verse contribution

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