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500 JOBS

Chief's Summer Youth Employment Initiative

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Help young adults gain experience prepare for a life beyond high school

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Job Fair Information - Coming Soon
For a second summer the Greensboro Police Department and its partners are seeking 500 jobs for youths, ages 14-21, to provide paid opportunities for a structured learning employment training environment. The first of two summer job career fairs for young adults was held Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 10 am to 3 pm at Windsor Community Center, 1601 E. Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC. Register NOW to get ahead start!
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Service Learning Camp for Teens Ages 15-18 years old
The Greensboro Youth Council is once again hosting their Service Learning Camp for teens ages 15-18 years old. This two week, camp is designed with the first week to provide the "learning” of valuable background information on the topic, including virtual or in-person tours of community agencies and meeting with their staff. The second week is designed to provide "hands-on" service on the topic. For example, working in a community garden that has provided fresh food to a neighborhood.
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Summer Employment & Training Opportunities Are Available
The 500Jobs (CSYEI) is an 8 week summer employment & training program. Guilford Country residents (14 to 21) are eligible.
Employment Partners - Your Summer Staff Awaits!
We are seeking employers to partner with us to provide summer employment to young people between the ages of 14-21.
Sponsorship - We Need Community Sponsors
We are grateful for the support that the 500 Jobs initiative received last summer from all of our sponsors and partners. We are seeking companies, organizations and individuals to sponsor the 500 Jobs (Chief's Summer Youth Employment Initiative (CSYEI) during the Summer of 2022.
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Brian James, Chief of Police, City of Greensboro

500 Jobs: Chief's Summer Youth Employment Initiative

Greensboro Police Chief, Brian James and community partners are seeking 500 jobs for teens and young adults as an opportunity to provide a structured learning and job training environment for the summer. Guilford County residents between the ages of 14 and 21 are eligible.

The 8 week program includes the following:
Orientation, SWAT Analysis, Soft Skills Training, Mentorship, Internship, Trade Training & Six Weeks of Employment.

To help our youth gain experience and prepare for a life beyond high school.
Although, we are aware that all teenagers may not go to college, we must help them plan for a
brighter future. They deserve an opportunity to grow and become civically engaged adults to
support and help our community. When we invest in our youth, it improves the quality of life
for our city, our neighborhoods, and our families.


CSYEI helps young people gain experience and prepare for a life after high school.

Summer Hiring Opportunities