Summer Youth Employment


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Applications for the 2014 Summer Youth Employee program will be available from Wednesday, April 16 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014 @ 4:30 pm at Human Resources, 3rd Floor City Hall. 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Summer Youth Employment Program is an opportunity for youth ages 14 and 15, who reside in Keene, NH and would like to gain work experience through a part-time job.

Eligibility Requirements are:

  • Must be a Keene resident
  • You must be 14 or 15 by June 30, 2014.
  • Preference to previous summer youth employee

The Summer Youth Employment Program has the cooperation of City departments who proved work sites and youth supervision.

  • The program provides part-time employment to approximately 25 youth, up to 20 hours per week, during a six-week period in the summer months.
  • The City of Keene funds the program and youth employees are paid minimum wage.
  • Types of work may include, maintenance, library, grounds keeping, cleaning or clerical work. 

Summer Youth Employment is advertised yearly in April through the classified section of the Keene Sentinel & Websites. Employment applications are available in late April though the Human Resource Department, 3rd Floor of City Hall. Once applications are returned to Human Resources, the Youth Services Department begins the interview process with all applicants.

The Summer Youth Employment program gives Keene youth a valuable opportunity to gain knowledge about city government while have a positive first-time job experience.

The time line states the application deadline date, notification of hire, Orientation, first day of work and last day of work.




April 16th  to  April 30th

Applications for Youth

Paper copies at Human Resources on 3rd Floor & Available for download at or



April 30th Wed  at  4:30pm

Deadline for Youth Applications


Human Resources – 3rd Floor

April 18th  Thru  May 9th

Youth Interviews

Youth Services – 2nd Floor

Week of May 28th   

Youth notification of position

Youth Services – 2nd Floor

June 13th Fri at 4:30pm

Deadline for Youth working papers

Human Resources – 3rd Floor

June 27th Fri – 10am-12pm

ORIENTATION  for Youth and Supervisors

Ruth Huntress Auditorium/Library

June 27th Fri -1pm to 2:30pm

Youth computer training

IMS Training Room/ City Hall- 2nd Floor

June 30th – Mon


Work Sites

August 3rd – Fri






NH Labor Laws - Youth