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Work Permits and Jobs: 

Some local business are hiring!  We have been filling out work permits for Target, REI, Nordstrom, Tilly's, HomeGoods, Michael's, Kohl's, Pet Food Express, Golf Mart, Cinemark Theaters, Jamba Juice, Chipotle, In N Out, McDonald's, Panda Express, Subway, Amy's Drive-Thru, Safeway, Scotty's Market, Trader Joe's, Nugget Market, Sprouts Farmer's Market, See's Candies, and the Osher JCC.

First, you will need a Work Permit.  

First, download, print, and fill out a Work Permit Application here

If you do not have a printer at home, you can go to a local FedEx Kinko's, a friend's or another family's home, or any other place of business with a printer available for use by the public. 

The Work Permit Application needs to be filed out and signed by you, a parent, and your employer

Once you have your completed Work Permit Application, take a photo of it, and email it to Brad at

Then, she will email you your actual Work Permit.  You can either print it and take it to your employer yourself, or if you do not have a printer, we can email it directly to them, if you provide us with their name and email address.  

Please let us know if you have any questions!

General guidelines:

* 16-17 years old:

- 4 hours per day on a school day

- 8 hours per day on a non-school day 

- 48 hours per week

- hours = 5am-10pm, except 12:30am prior to a non-schoolday


* 14-15 years old:

- 3 hours per day on a school day

- 8 hours per day on a non-school day

- only 18 hours per week

- hours = 7am-7pm, except 9pm between June 1-Labor Day


* under 14 years old

- labor laws generally prohibit employment of children under 14, except for agricultural work, domestic work, and the entertainment industry

Details here!

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Many students graduate from high school, and directly enter the workforce!

Countless careers exist: automotive, carpenter, construction, cosmetology, electricians, firefighters, HVAC, landscapers, painters, plumbers, police officers, roofers, and more!

A great place to begin, is the California Apprenticeship Coordinators Association

Marin County Firefighters and Firefighter Paramedics

Law enforcement: 

Marin County Sheriff

San Rafael Police

California Highway Patrol

all law enforcement links (Marin County Sheriff, SRPD, CHP, and all Marin police departments

Jobs for students are updated at left as we receive word from employers about job openings.  

Employers, if you are currently hiring high school-aged students, please email Brad Ward at, and we will advertise to our students!

NEW JOB, posted Feb. 23!--->St. Isabella's is hiring 2 or 3 students for daycare!  Students need help with homework, especially 2nd grade; also help playing ball in the school yard. Must be 16+ & reliable!  Starts ~end of March; 3:15-5:15pm, except Wednesdays 12:15-5:15.  Pay = $13/hour.

Summer 2021:

Seniors: looking to start a career in construction?  The North Bay Construction Corps program is accepting applications! Classes will take place from April 12 – May 29, plus a 2-week summer internship. The class will meet in-person at Terra Linda High School on Tuesdays from 6:00-9:00 p.m. and Saturdays (dates/times TBD).

Applications due April 1:

A letter of recommendation is required, but recommenders can complete this online survey in place of a formal letter:

The program is focused on job preparation and placement. We intend to place students in a paid, two-week internship after graduation with employers who are actively hiring. The internship will be more of a working interview, which may result in full-time employment with wages starting at around $20 per hour.

To be accepted, students must:

 Questions: contact Jesse Madsen, Project Manager, Marin County Office of Education, at


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