SAVE THE DATE AND TELL A FRIEND!
your calendar and do not forget to apply to the HOPELINE to be
considered for employment with the Boston Youth Fund for the summer of
Positive job experiences for youth are essential for teens, not just a
paycheck. A quality work experience allows the youth of
Boston an opportunity to discover and explore their talents while
contributing to the well being of their community.
Boston Youth Fund Goals
Employment opportunities must help youth in the following ways:
- Discover and develop new skills
- Gain an understanding about the workforce they will encounter in the future
- Acquire a sense of responsibility and teamwork
- Broaden their sense of community
- Form lasting relationships that carry beyond the summer months
The BYF seeks to hire as many Hopeline applicants as possible. Starting
each February, youth applicants register with the Hopeline for the
possibility of being offered a summer job. To see a list of sites that
offered HOPELINE jobs last summer, go to the website: http://www.bostonyouthfund.org
The Boston Youth Fund (BYF) Hopeline online application will be open from February 1st, 2013 through March 3rd, 2013.
Register online 24 hours a day from Feb 1 at 10am until Mar 3 at
11:59pm or call 617-635-HOPE (4673) on Feb 19, 20 & 21 from
All applicants must be full time residents of Boston and be between the ages of 15 and 17 years old.
Note: Applying with the HOPELINE does NOT guarantee a summer job.
- You must turn 15 on or before Jul 7, 2013
- You cannot turn 18 on or before Aug 16, 2013.
Please call the Boston Youth Fund with any questions, 617-635-4202.
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Posted: January 8, 2013
Nancy J Conrad