The city of Greensboro has a great opportunity for teenagers to volunteer and earn credit hours towards their graduation requirement.

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Greensboro, N.C. -- We're happy to see spring! But for teenagers, it's already time to start thinking about summer jobs!

The city of Greensboro has a great opportunity for teenagers to volunteer and earn credit hours towards their graduation requirement.

Michelle Gill-Moffat, with the City of Greensboro and Doug Brown, the Director of the Warnersville Recreation Center encouraged teenagers to take part in the rewarding

"Students can assist summer camp staff in caring for the children, leading activities and helping with the day-to-day operations of summer camps," said Brown.

The Counselor in Training (CIT) Program offers teenagers a chance to gain real work experience, service learning hours, and leadership skills at one of Parks and Recreation's summer camp locations for at least three weeks.

"In addition to Greensboro's 11 recreation centers, there are also volunteer opportunities at the Caldcleugh Multicultural Center, Sportsplex, Camp Joy, and at the city swimming pools," said Gill-Moffat.

Applicants have to be at least 15-years-old by June 1, 2014 and attend high school. Applications and two letters of recommendation are due by Friday, April 4, 2014.

There is a mandatory training on Thursday, June 12, 2014 and you also have to be able to commit to working as a volunteer for at least three weeks during the summer.

The application is online. You can access it by clicking here.

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