Public Service Trainee

Are you a student between the ages of 14 and 18? How would you like to gain valuable work experience, earn some extra money, meet some new friends during the school year? The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department's Workreation Program may be your ticket to a great school year!

APPOINTMENT TYPE -  Temporary Exempt
The basic work week is up to 10 hours weekly.  Schedules will vary depending on the assignment.  Tentatively, the school year program will be run mid - October 2015 through early April 2016.

Employees must attend mandatory workshops, training and orientation sessions. Work schedules may include weekends and evenings. These positions are subject to budgetary constraints.


Student Youth Trainees perform work in one of four (4) functional areas for the Recreation and Park Department. These areas include: Administration, After school/Junior Counselor, Facility/Program Operations, and Aquatics. Duties may include assisting with after school recreation activities (including sports, arts & crafts, cooking, field trips, and special events); assisting with office/clerical work including typing, filing, answering phones; facility preparation (including set up and/or breakdown for events, facility monitoring, providing lobby or reception duties and creating attractive/informative displays); and working at one of the city pools, assisting Sr. Swimming Instructors, and performing other related duties as required.



1. Applicant must be a currently enrolled high school student between 14 and 18 years of age as of October 13, 2015. (Verification of age will be required.)

2. Applicant must possess a Social Security Card, valid picture identification, and documents that establish both identity and employment eligibility, such as birth certificate, state issued proof of identity or proof of a legal right to work in the United States.

3. Applicant must be a San Francisco resident OR attend school in San Francisco during the academic year 2015-2016. (Proof may be requested at any time.)

All applicants MUST work at least eight hours during the week between 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and/or 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on Friday, and/or 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Successful candidates will be required to obtain a Work Permit. (Students should NOT request a work permit until notified of a job offer.)


For additional information please call Jennifer Gee at (415) 831-2785, Tuesday through Saturday.


Experience in leadership, volunteer work, participation in organized art or sport activities; ability to type, word processing and/or computer graphics skills; bilingual skills, including American Sign Language (ASL); strong verbal communication skills; ability to write well; participation in a sport, art, or day camp and experience working in ethnically and socially diverse communities are desired. Of particular interest is direct experience in recreation/aquatics, gardening or office/clerical work.



Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement (TEX-9910-066115)
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (,,,,,,,,,,

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Lilli AnnBobila, by telephone at 415.831.2731, or by email at


Each applicant is required to prepare a supplemental application. Failure to submit the supplemental application will delay application processing and eligibility for employment.

Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 5:00 PM.

Hand delivered or faxed applications will NOT be accepted.

**Interviews for the Student Youth Trainee (Workreation Program) are scheduled Monday, September 14, 2015 through Friday, September 18, 2015 from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and (tentatively) Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.**

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Paid Garden Internship for Teens - BEETS - Apply by 9/4!

Teens:  Do you enjoy working outdoors? Working with kids? Motivated to learn new job skills? The BEETS program is hiring for  fall interns!  This paid  internship will allow teens to learn how to grow healthy food, work with a diverse group of peers, teach kids, and positively impact the community.  This fall, our interns will learn about food justice and the healing properties of food and plants.   

Our BEETS interns:

  • Maintain community and school gardens in the Western Addition
  • Develop critical job skills (resume writing, interviewing skills, showing up on time, professionalism, etc.)
  • Assist teaching our elementary school garden classes
  • Attend field trips 
  • Earn ~$1,074 during session (depending on hours worked & attendance)


  • 15-19 years of age on  Sept. 24, 2015
  • Living in San Francisco (priority given to Western Addition residents)
  • Interested in gaining experience in basic horticulture, environmental education, and basic job skills
  • Able to commit to the entire  fall 201 5  session:  Sept. 24 - Dec 10, 2015 
  • Available: Tuesday and Thursday 3:45pm-5:45pm, 1 additional weekday shift based on their availability, and 1-2 Saturdays/month 
  • Legally employable in the U.S.   

Applications must be received by  Friday, Sept 4th by 5pm. Download applications on our website or see attached files.  


Cal Academy Teen Programs - Science News Team and Science Game Team - Now accepting applications!

Digital Learning TechTeens Application Due September 9

TechTeens will work with Academy experts to explore current science issues, and use digital media (social media, gaming, photography, video, and blogs) to create their own science stories. The TechTeens also serve as Academy ambassadors and communicate science to the public at internal and external events. The TechTeens will be grouped into two teams: The Science News Team and the Science Game Team.


Science News Team

  • Research and communicate hot topics in science
  • Use social media to foster public debate across the country on important science issues
  • Work with KQED and other technology and science professionals to lead national conversations on science topics
  • Go behind-the-scenes and contribute to the Academy's social media presence

Science Game Team

  • Design and prototype science games
  • Create science artwork and audio assets
  • Share your work with the general public
  • Explore our collections and work with our researchers behind-the-scenes at the Academy
  • Help organize and lead youth to design their own games

For more details about the TechTeens, visit

View the TechTeens flyer here: TechTeens Flyer


Application due Wednesday, September 9, 2015


Click Here to Apply



2015-2016 School Year Applications are here! 

Are you a 9th or 10 grader, a resident of San Francisco & looking for an internship during the school year?

MYEEP is now accepting applications for our 2015 – 2016 internship program. Please follow the link below to fill out an application online, download and print the PDF or pick up a copy at any of our 11 different locations across San Francisco.

*Please note that if you fill out an online application, additional documents need to be turned in to your agency of preference before your application is considered complete.



New Door Ventures (youth aged 17-24)


  • Warehouse

  • Mechanical

  • Equipment Testing/Organizing

  • Rental Assistance and more

  • Restaurant/Food Service

  • Retail Store

  • Spa Reception

  • Hospitality and more


Tuesdays at 10:30 am & Thursdays at 4 pm
Be on time to a session to learn more about the options New Door offers. No need to call ahead but get there early!


Fill out your application you got at the Information Session and bring it to your interview. A New Door case manager will meet  interview you at your scheduled time.


At New Door you are one of our employees on our payroll. You receive a paycheck so we have to make it official and turn in your employee elgibility documents (e.g. ID, SSC, passport, etc).


In order to best place you into a job and to cater workshops, possible tutoring possibilities, or the GED class to your needs, we ask you to take a short assessment.

Go to their website for more information