Jobs are scarce in the City of Detroit and don’t appear to be getting better. In the past years teens were able to find summer jobs. Now they are competing against laid off adults for entry level jobs. There are a few Detroit companies hiring teens for jobs and volunteer services. Job training skills are being introduced to teens to help prepare them for the working world.
Many high schools in Detroit require students to have several hours towards work experience in order to graduate. Students have the option to work or volunteer in which they are able to add the work experience on their resume for future employment opportunities.
Listed below are a few researched summer employment opportunities for teens. Websites
Detroit Public Schools Construction (313) 240-4377
Junior Police Cadet (313)628-0160
DTE Energy Foundation/City Connect (313) 963-9722
It is always good to volunteer and get work experience as well as help surrounding communities thrive.
Never give up looking for employment opportunities. ‘No yesterdays are ever wasted for those who give themselves today’ Quoted by Brendan Francis