2015 Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program

UPDATE: By the end of the day on Monday, April 27, 2015, the names of the first round of students hired will be released to Evanston's 311 Center. These jobs will be most of those offered by private employers and all community center and summer camp positions. Youth who call the center at 847-448-4311 will be able to find out if they are on this first hire list, but details about the specific job placement will not be available. Youth on this first list will be contacted by Friday, May 1 by their future employer with more information about the next steps in the process.

The list for the second round of students hired will be released to Evanston’s 311 Center no later than Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

BACKGROUND: The 2015 Job Fair was held on Saturday, March 28 at Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston. To attend, youth had to have been enrolled in school and will need to be at least 14 years of age when the employment program begins in mid-June and live only in ZIP codes 60201 or 60202. Youth may be required to take a pre-hire drug test.

 Summer jobs will be with the City of Evanston and local employers. The City will be partnering with employers in the following categories: automotive, retail, payroll services, hospitality, administrative, maintenance, technical, film, etc.

Youth Jobs & Resources