Summer Job Opportunities at Solar Youth

Solar Youth is a New Haven based non-profit, youth development and environmental education organization. Our mission is to empower youth from New Haven’s low income neighborhoods to achieve lifelong success – and nothing less! We are currently hiring for our two summer programs: West Rock Summer Camp and Green Jobs Youth Development Program for teens.

You can view job descriptions for the open positions and apply by clicking the links below

Green Jobs Youth Development Coordinator

We are looking for someone with a passion for youth development who has the skills and personality to effectively serve young people facing major life challenges. You will recruit and train teen interns, providing them with opportunities for outdoor leadership, hands-on environmental education, job skills, personal development and goal setting. Green Jobs staff must be creative problem solvers, see a setback as a challenge, and love working with teenagers.


Summer Camp Director

We are looking for someone who is hands-on with a passion for youth development and the skills to develop camp curricula with the ability to assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of a camp. You must be a creative problem solver, see a setback as a challenge, and love working with youth and teenagers


Summer Camp Educator

We are looking for someone enthusiastic about creating and leading activities aligned with our SY mission and programmatic themes, goals, and outcomes. 


Lead Executive Assistant 

We are looking for an organized, enthusiastic Lead Executive Assistant with experience in administration and providing support to executive leaders. This administrative leader will help streamline and amplify Solar Youth’s work on all levels, primarily supporting the Executive Director and the organization with day-to-day operations.


Reach out to Jessica with any questions:

By Rick DelVecchio
Rick DelVecchio Director of Career Development