Welcome to LEAP's
Summer Work Program!

Apply to be a mentor!

The Summer Work Program is a program for high school students (ages 14-19) to explore careers, develop job skills, and work with a mentor while earning money! This program is operated in partnership with MassHire North Shore Career Center, Lynn Public Schools, and Salem Public Schools.    

  • Build Networks - Connect with peers, employers, mentors and the larger community
  • Learn New Skills -  Develop workplace skills through workshops and hands-on learning
  • Explore Career Interests - Engage in challenging projects that connect to individual careers of interest

Watch what past participants have had to say:

Mentors are essential to our programming. We rely on mentors for career exposure, providing individual attention to improve student communications skills, and fostering healthy adult relationships


  • Up to 90 minutes per week (60 minute student meeting once per week in the afternoon+ 30 minutes of prep)
  • Guide your mentee in learning about a career of interest and support them through their project
  • 60 minute orientation in June

Contact Caitlynn Almy, Volunteer & Partnerships Coordinator: calmy@leap4ed.org
One of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination. - John C. Maxwell
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