Summer Youth Employment Program

For youth ages 14 - 20
Currently registered applicants not eligible

Download the Summer Youth Employment Program requirements and registration locations.

The Department of Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for its annual Summer Youth Employment Program.

Registration will be held at the Department of Parks & Recreation,

City of Wilmington Municipal Services Complex
500 Wilmington Avenue (off I-495)

Tuesday, May 6
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 13
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 20
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Required Documents

Applying for the Summer Youth Employment Program DOES NOT guarantee the applicant summer job.

As a prospective Summer Youth Program Employee, the following documents are required and must be presented at the registration locations:

  • Copy of Proof of Parental Income (e.g. W-2 form)
  • Copy of Youth's Social Security Card
  • Copy of Youth's Birth Certificate
  • Copy of Youth's Identification (Driver's License, State ID or Student ID)
  • Copy of Proof of Youth's Residency (Progress Report, Report Card, School Mail, etc.)

Due to the overwhelming response for Summer Youth Employment Program applications, the required documents are mandatory and all must be presented at the time of registration. There are no exceptions.

Copiers are not available at the registration locations. Therefore, you are responsible for providing copies of the documents. Original documents WILL NOT be accepted.

Drug testing will be administered prior to employment.

For more information about Summer Youth Employment Program call the Department of Parks and Recreation at (302) 576-3810.


Contact Parks & Rec

Mailing Address

Department of Parks & Recreation
City of Wilmington Municipal Services Complex
500 Wilmington Avenue
Wilmington DE 19801

Phone: (302) 576-3810

Fax: (302) 573-5790

Parks Maintenance: (302) 576-3820

Contact William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center

Mailing Address

501 N. Madison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Phone: (302) 571-4266