Jobs for Teens

Teen Job Search Assistance

The Arlington Employment Center offers on-demand videos, resources, and one-on-one assistance to help teens get their first or next jobs.  

  1. Write your resume.
  2. Apply for jobs using the Arlington Employment Center's Teen Job Board.
  3. Practice your job interview skills.

Other Resources

  • Arlington Youth Employment Program: Arlington Employment Center’s Youth Employment Program provides comprehensive employment services to Arlington out-of-school youth ages 18-24. To learn more, click here.
  • Summer Camp Employment Opportunities: Interested in a summer position with Arlington County? Review the Summer Employment Opportunities for more information on positions available for Summer Camps.
  • Volunteer with Arlington County Summer Camps: The summer camp volunteer program is a wonderful opportunity for teens who want to have fun while contributing to their community. Volunteers assist the camp staff in all the fun and exciting activities campers enjoy, including field trips, arts and crafts, swimming, games and more.
  • Teen Network Board: County & School Board-appointed teen advocacy group comprised of high school and home school students, from different backgrounds and parts of the county, to provide community voice for Arlington youth. We discuss issues, make recommendations, and act to improve the lives of Arlington teens. 
  • Youth Employment Certificate (Work Permit): In Virginia, if you are 14 or 15 years of age you must have a work permit to work at a job. If you are under the age of 14 you cannot be issued a work permit.