Welcome Job Seekers

"My experience here at the Grow1000 program has been very educational. I have been doing research on scholarships and other college steps that will help me in the future. I look forward to putting these newfound skills to the test."
Alayah D., 2020 GRow1000 Participant

Earn while you learn this summer! Be placed in a meaningful job across industries from government and banking to healthcare and manufacturing.

GRow 1000 is a summer paid employment program for local teens and young adults.  This program's goals are to:
• Provide young people with summer employment opportunities that will enhance their job readiness skills, and
• Help young people explore future career interests and earn income 

Participants will be matched with an employer and work 20 hours a week from June 14 - July 23, 2021. Schedules may vary by employer.

Pay will be based on age:
Ages 15-17: $10/hour
Ages 18-24: $13/hour

Pre-employment training is mandatory and participants will be paid for training after the full employment experience concludes.

Make sure you're eligible for the program. Successful applicants are those who:
• Are between the ages of 15-24 (as of June 14, 2021)
• Live in the Grand Rapids city limits
• Eligible to work in the United States (documentation required to work in the U.S.) 

Application is available through April 19, 2021.

Check out the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

Welcome to GRow1000 job site, the destination for those interested in any careers available nationwide.

The GRow1000 program site can help streamline your summer job search by providing a professional profile, job alerts, text messages when jobs are posted, and a private messaging center to communicate with hiring managers. These job search tools will help you land a great summer opportunity. You'll also learn about  opportunities available after Summer 2021 as the summer closes.

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