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SuccessLink young adult jobs, ages 19-24

The SuccessLink Youth Jobs program hires nearly 200 young adults, ages 19-24, every year!

All in-person SuccessLink services will be temporarily unavailable, with the exception of email communication. SuccessLink will be accessible for program inquiries or troubleshooting via email. Please contact us at successlink@boston.gov with any questions or concerns. Should you require access to resources outside of employment support, please visit YOUth First for support.

Still have questions? Contact:
Youth Engagement and Employment
1483 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02120
Have questions?

We have answers to common questions. You can also email successlink@boston.gov for answers to your questions.

Apply for young adult jobs

Program Overview:
  • The program is active during summer months.
  • Young adults are paid at a rate of $14.75 per hour and work up to 30 hours per week. 
  • Please review the hiring process below to see if you are eligible to apply.

Update: The summer application is closed. Youth ages 19-24 can apply when it reopen.

“The skills that I have gained here are going to be used during whatever career path I take. "  - Christine

Hiring process

Hiring process

To work through SuccessLink, you must:

  • be between the ages of 19 - 24 years old
  • be legally permitted to work in the United States, and
  • and be a full-time resident of the City of Boston.

Review the list of available job opportunities, contact potential employers, and ask about their available jobs. Once you have undergone the employer’s applicant screening process and the employer decides to move forward in hiring you, go to step 3 and apply for the job.

View partner contact information

Are you within the valid age range, permitted to work in the U.S., and live in Boston? Fill out our online application!

Onboarding is the process of filling out important hiring information online. You will receive an email with instructions about how to onboard online and next steps for hiring. To complete onboarding, you will need all of the required hiring documents. For more information, view the virtual onboarding guide.

VISIT OUR OFFICE

You must come into our office with the original documents outlined in the document checklist:

1483 Tremont Street
Roxbury, MA 02120
Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

This step is called processing because we process your important information.

WE NEED ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS

You must bring in originals of all hiring documents, including your employee contract

Work permits can be issued at our office. Youth employees will receive a photo ID.

In-person services are temporarily suspended. Visit our virtual onboarding guide for directions.

Your employer will contact you by email or phone when you are cleared to work. You must wait until you hear from your employer before you start working.

SuccessLink photos

SuccessLink photos