Youth Explorations Employment, Education, Recreation
ABCD Youth Services Registration

Welcome to Action for Boston Community Development Youth Employment!


To learn more about ABCD programs and services, visit our main site.

Youth Services Flyer
For over 50 years ABCD has offered summer jobs to youth throughout the City of Boston. Year-Round youth jobs program provide a continuation of services for hundreds of youth.

Application Checklist and forms
Application Checklist and forms
Be sure to print out a copy of the required
documentation checklist and forms

*ABCD is offering multiple school year programs for youth between the ages of 14-24 – please check back here for up to date information on current offerings*

*WorkSMART:* WorkSMART – for Boston/Medford youth 14-21 years old. Youth participate in a 8 week internship, mentorships, tutoring, college class and more. Youth are paid $16.25/hour.
*Career Explorations:* Open to out of school youth ages 18-24. Students receive training/certification in Early Childhood Education, Culinary and Home Health Certification. 8 week internships available. Youth are paid $18.75/hour.
*Level Up:* Open to out of school Boston youth ages 18-24. Students receive tuition support, funding for child care, internship opportunities while youth complete a certificate course through a local college. Youth are paid $18.75/hour.


Create Your Account

To apply for all programs, you must first create your account.

After activating your account (check your email), you can sign in to start your application. Please be prompt about completing your application.

Youth Services Online Application will close as social distancing guidelines
dictate. Youth must be age of 14-24 as of September 1st. If you will be turning
18 or 24 on or after this date, you may still apply and be eligible to work.

If you are looking to apply for Summerworks

If you already registered, sign in to check the status of your application.

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