9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Taking Applications for 500 Jobs

The 500 Jobs Initiative includes paid training and employment opportunities available for 14-21 year-olds living in Guilford County. Participants will take part in workforce, career awareness, and life skills workshops. Employment opportunities are available in a variety of industries including but not limited to healthcare, landscaping, hospitality, and food service industries.  It is our goal to provide employment to all eligible applicants, however, **employment is not guaranteed.

Applicants MUST meet the following requirements:

  • 14-21 years of age
  • Complete the 500 Jobs Application -Registration is Closed
  • Live in Guilford County
  • Provide a Student One Card from Guilford County Schools,  Drivers License or Permit as ID
  • Apply for Youth Employment Certificate (If under age 18)
GET Started TODAY!
  1. Click the APPLY NOW button to launch your summer adventure
  2. Apply for a Youth Employment Certificate (Watch video for help)
  3. Secure a Student One ID Card from your school
  4. Create a FREE digital business card by visiting by Hi Hello on your mobile device
  5. Look out for a phone call, email or text from a 500 Jobs Representative

Job Fair: April 30, 2022

The first of two summer job career fairs for young adults will be held Saturday, April 30, 2022 from 10 am to 3 pm at Windsor Community Center, 1601 E. Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC. Check out the flyer or information page for more information. Register NOW to attend.

Apply NOW! A representative will contact you soon. 

The 500Jobs Initiative Provides

Job Readiness Training

  • Participate in workshops to help you perfect important “soft skills” identified by local employers. 

 Paid Work Experiences

  • Eligible participants will have an opportunity to take part in a 6 week work experience with a local employer. 

Life-Skills Workshops

  • Workshops are offered on financial literacy,  individual Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, & Threats (SWOT) Awareness Training.

2021 Participants