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Parks & Rec Summer Youth Employment Program

Creating an employment pipeline to prepare youth and young adults for public sector careers.

What we do

Each summer Parks & Rec hires youth and young adults to work at our sites. These positions are for those 14 to 24 years old. Those hired:

  • Assist at Parks & Rec sites across the city.
  • Build their communication and leadership skills.
  • Interact with both younger children and adult staff.
The positions include work at recreation centers. playgrounds, Playstreets, or special initiatives.


1515 Arch St.
10th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Process and eligibility

Application information for 2024 will be available soon. Please check back for details.