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NYC Parks paid work for young people
Green Applied Projects at Parks (GAPP) by NYC Department of Parks & Recreation (NYC Parks)
Justice-impacted individuals, Youth and young adults
1 to less than 3 months, Daytime
Last updated on Mar 17, 2023
This 11-week program provides paid work experience for young adults to implement a team project in City parks.
Get paid to improve the City’s parks! 18 to 24 year-olds can earn money and gain work experience by completing an 11-week project at a local park with other young people. Corps Members will also get weekly Metrocards and assistance with achieving educational and career goals.
You are eligible if you:
- Are 18 to 24 years old
- Live in NYC
- Can legally work in the United States
You will be asked to provide the following documents:
- Valid NYS Identification Card (Department of Motor Vehicles non-driver, NYS Benefit card, IDNYC card, or Passport)
- Original Social Security card
Participants work 40 hours per week for 11 weeks, with four days spent at work assignments and one day at job readiness workshops and HSE classes.
Email a resume and statement of interest (no more than two paragraphs) to firstname.lastname@example.org.