Plus 1

A Summer Project of the Greensboro Youth Employment & Mentoring (GYEM) Initiative

Plus 1 is a joint effort between United Way of Greater Greensboro and the City of Greensboro that seeks to connect local youth, ages 16 – 24 to summer employment.


For even more summer job opportunities for youth, please check out the following events:

  • Plus One Summer Youth Employment Hiring Event: May 22 at NC Works Greensboro Office (2301 W. Meadowview Rd., Greensboro), 6 – 9 p.m.

Summer 2019 Job Opportunities for Youth (ages 16 – 24)

United Way of Greater Greensboro
Program Support Associate, 24 hours per week, $8 per hour
Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Traci McLemore with “Plus One” in the subject line

Ben & Jerry’s @ The Friendly Center
Customer Service Specialist: assist customers, prepare food, decorate cakes, and assist in store operations, 20 hours per week, $8.00 per week
To apply:
Email resume and cover letter to include Plus 1 in Subject Line

Carolina Services of the Triad
General Janitorial – 30 positions available, $9.50 per hour, 40 hours per week
To apply: please email and include Plus 1 in the subject line or call 336-996-9883 to be scheduled for an interview

Ice Age Management McDonald’s
Crew Member – provide hospitality to our customers and community by serving in the production or service areas of the restaurant, 20+ hours per week, $8.25 per hour
Apply: Email and include with “Plus One” in the Subject Line

Nehemiah Community Empowerment Center
Licensed Bus Driver – GCS school bus. At least 3 years experience, CDL License. Clean driving record and background check.

Apply: Email Randi Francis at; include your resume and cover letter; include “Plus 1 summer employment – Summer camp” in the subject line by 6/7/2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters
Program Assistant, 20 hours per week, $8 per hour
Apply: Email Wendy River at; include your resume and cover letter by 5/19/2019

Dog Days Greensboro
Dog Handler, multiple positions available, 20-30 hours per week, $8 per hour
Apply: Email Kathy Sterling at

AAA Carolinas/FINS Car Wash
Car Wash Team Member, 20+ hours per week, $11 per hour, car wash opening soon!
Apply: Email Brett Parker at; put “Plus 1” in subject line

Goodwill Industries of Central NC 
Customer Services Associate – Donations, Merchandiser (two positions), 28 hours/week
Apply: Online here; Once signed into “Snag” account ; On the Profile page indicate “Plus 1 CSA” for the position in which you are applying

Greensboro Parks & Recreation
Multiple positions available, hourly wage and hours vary by position
Aquatics – Lifeguards
Aquatics – Cashier
Playground Counselor
Summer Camp Counselors
Apply: Click the links and complete the online application.

Pool Professionals
Lifeguard/ Pool Attendant – Multiple positions available, 10-40 hours depending on location and position
Apply: Online; Please select Greensboro as your closest location here


Employer Requirements

United Way of Greater Greensboro and the City of Greensboro are partnering to promote Plus 1, a summer youth employment campaign.

To submit your Plus 1 position, please complete this form so youth can begin applying.

As you know, many young people are currently searching for summer employment and we want these eager youth to work for you!

If you are interested, please note the following job requirements:

Minimum wage: $8.00+ per hour
Work hours: 20+ hours per week
Duration: 7-8 weeks