Youth Career Development

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Apply for career training and professional development.

Summer Jobs for Youth Ages 14 to 21 

Mayor Mike Purzycki and Parks and Recreation Director Kevin Kelley are encouraging young Wilmington residents to submit an application today to the 2019 Youth Career Development Program. Develop valuable work skills to prepare for a successful future.

How to Apply

Download and complete the Youth Career Development Application Packet

The application packet includes a document checklist so you can track all the documents needed to complete the application packet. 

For your convenience, the application packet can be filled out using Adobe Acrobat. After completion, print the packet and sign/date the appropriate pages.

Bring the completed packet and photocopied documents to one of the in-take session locations listed below. Application packets must be submitted in person. 

  • Tuesday, March 26
    Louis L. Redding City/County Building
    800 N. French Street
    4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 28
    William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center
    501 N. Madison Street
    4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 3
    Woodlawn Library
    2020 W. 9th Street
    4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, April 8
    Police Athletic League of Wilmington
    3707 N. Market Street
    4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 13
    Department of Parks and Recreation
    500 Wilmington Avenue (off Terminal Avenue)*
    9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    *For GPS directions, use 399 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle, DE 19720

Incomplete packets will not be considered. Application in-take does not guarantee employment.

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