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Help a Mom: Summer jobs for teens

Her 15-year-old is looking for a summer job, but this mom can't find anything.

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Sarah Lindenfeld Hall

Here's an email from a mom looking for a summer job for her teenager:

I'm looking for a summer job for my 15-year-old. All summer jobs seem to be geared for at risk youths or kids living in the city of Raleigh. Please help! Clayton, Garner = nothing. If you don't live in Raleigh, the Summer Youth Employment program is off limits. I have tried everywhere.
Our correspondent is referring to Raleigh's summer jobs program for teens, which I wrote about earlier this year. The application deadline was March 28.
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