City and County of San Francisco Summer '19 Opportunities for Families, Youth, Teens and Young Adults

On-Island Summer Camps, Activities and Resources for Youth and Families:

SF Department of Children, Youth and Families Pop-Up Summer Resource Fairs:

DCYF and the SF Recreation & Parks Department, and the SF Public Library will host Pop-Up Summer Resource Fairs throughout the City through April 6! All of the Summer Resource Fairs are free to attend, and everyone is welcome to attend all of them. No registration is necessary - just show up, have some fun, and learn about the amazing resources San Francisco has to offer children, youth, and families!

The Treasure Island Pop-Up Summer Resource Fair will take place on Saturday April 6th from 11 AM to 2 PM at ShipShape Community Center.

Click for full information on remaining 2019 DCYF Pop-Up Summer Resource Fairs.

Treasure Island Sailing Center Summer Camp:

Treasure Island Sailing Center (TISC) offers 10 weeks of Summer Camp (June 10th - Aug. 23rd) for youth 6 years - 18 years of age. No swimming or sailing experience is required.  We teach beginner to advanced sailing in addition to water safety, confidence, teamwork, and stewardship.  Located at 698 California Ave, our office faces the Bay Bridge on Clipper Cove. Come and see us!

TI Residents are eligible for 100% scholarship. Camp is 9am - 4pm and Extended Care 8am - 5pm.

Please come to TISC office to learn how to apply or visit our website: www.tisaling.org/scholarships

Click here for the Treasure Island Sailing Center homepage.

Summer Camps, Activities and Resources for Youth and Families in San Francisco:

All are open to TI families and youth!

SF Recreation and Parks Department Summer Day Camps and Activities:

The San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department’s enrollment period for Summer 2019 Day Camps and Activities for families and youth begins on Saturday March 16th at 10:00 AM. 

Full information on their various opportunities throughout San Francisco this summer can be found here: https://sfrecpark.org/register

Once on the Recreation and Parks Department page, click on the “Activities” link to get more information on registration and to view/download the PDF catalogue of Activities in English, Spanish and Chinese.

Summer Employment, Internships and Workforce Development Opportunities for High-Schoolers and Young Adults:

All are open to TI high-schoolers and young adults!

Mayor's Youth Employment & Education Program:

The Mayor’s Youth Employment and Education Program (MYEEP) is a collaborative of non-profit organizations that provides workforce development to youth in 11 different neighborhoods in San Francisco.  Its mission is to provide job readiness training, work experience, academic support, and personal development to San Francisco youth challenged in their attempt to access employment.

Applications for the 2019 MYEEP Summer Internship Program will be available on March 11, 2019

For full information on MYEEP visit: http://www.myeep.org/

CCSF Project Pull:

“Project Pull is a paid summer internship program that is sponsored by the City and County of San Francisco through the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC).  Entering its 24th summer, Project Pull provides professional mentorship to highly motivated, promising high school students from the diverse communities within San Francisco. During the eight-week program, our interns get a chance to explore careers in architecture, business, engineering and science by interning with a full-time City employees from various City departments. The ultimate goal of Project Pull is to expose diverse and talented students to a work environment conducive to their personal growth and to draw young citizens to the public sector and perhaps into the workforce of the City and County of San Francisco.”

Deadline for Intern Applications for Project Pull is Monday March 11th, 2019

About Project Pull: https://sfgov.org/projectpull/about-project-pull

How to Apply for Project Pull: https://sfgov.org/projectpull/how-apply

SF Office of Economic and Workforce Development - Young Adult Services:

The Workforce Development Division of the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) is committed to providing young people (ages 17-24) with a comprehensive and coordinated system of care, which provides a continuum of quality services to ensure that all young adults are equipped with the skills, knowledge, and abilities to prepare for successful employment, academic, and life choices. To reach this vision, we partner with other city departments, community-based providers, and employers to ensure that San Francisco has the policies and programs needed to support the development of its emergent workforce.

Entering the workforce for the first time can be challenging, especially for young workers with limited work experience. Fortunately, OEWD offers a number of programs and services designed to prepare young adults for the workplace.  For full information on OWED's Young Adult Services visit: https://oewd.org/young-adult-services

San Francisco YouthWorks:

“San Francisco YouthWorks (SFYW) is a unique youth internship program for 11th and 12th grade students that provides paid work experience in San Francisco City Government Departments.  SF YouthWorks' mission is to expose San Francisco youth to the public service sector by providing internship experience, job readiness training, and professional development.” 

SFYW is now accepting applications for Summer 2019 through 5:00 PM on April 5th.

About SF YouthWorks: http://sfyouthworks.org/about/

How to Apply for SF YouthWorks: http://sfyouthworks.org/for-youth/become-an-intern/

Greenagers Program:

"The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and Port of San Francisco Greenager Program is an outdoor youth leadership program created and designed to offer early high school teens a chance to play an important role in the community by improving the city’s green spaces through stewardship, engagement, raising awareness, creating place-based projects focused on topics participants value and are interested in, and to simply connect youth to the wonders of the great urban outdoor playground we call home.  We are now hiring and looking for rising 9th to 10th grade students who are interested in getting involved in their community and local parks as youth advocates, enjoy meeting new people and want to gain work experience.  To be a Greenager the participant must meet the criteria below:

  • Must live in or attend a school on Treasure Island, in the Southeast Sector of San Francisco (Excelsior, Portola, Bayview, Hunter’s Point, Visitation Valley, Crocker Amazon, or Potrero Hill) or Northeast Sector of San Francisco (Western Addition, Tenderloin and Chinatown.)
  • Must be a 9th or 10th grade student.
  • Must be able to commit to the full program that runs from June 1, 2019-January 25, 2020.
  • No experience is necessary."

Greenagers is now accepting applications through 11:59 PM on April 12, 2019

More information and how to apply for Greenagers: https://sfrecpark.org/the-greenager-program-is-now-hiring/

SF Recreation and Parks Department day camp recreation job opportunities and Camp Mather job opportunities:

San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department is hiring for seasonal positions at their various Day Camps throughout the City as well as for positions at Camp Mather in the High Sierras.

More informaiton on available seasonal positions with SF Recreation and Parks Department: https://sfrecpark.org/about/jobs/

SF Public Library jobs and volunteer opportunities for teens and young adults:

San Francisco Public Library welcomes youth volunteers who are 13-17 years old.  For full information on Summer Volunteer opportunities at the Public Library, visit: https://themixatsfpl.org/jobs-and-volunteer

San Francisco Public Library page of local partner job opportunities, training and career development resources for teens and young adults: http://libgateway.com/site/sfpl/career/youthjobs/

SF Department of Children, Youth and Families jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities resource page:

SFDCYF hosts a web page with information on job-seeking, interviewing, resume and cover-letter writing, and more.  Click to visit DCYF jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities resource page.