Work Opportunities - 2021-2022 School Year
Company NameJob/CampJob/Camp DescriptionWebsite or Link
Avalanche BayJobAvalanche Bay at Boyne Mountain Resort is hiring lifeguards - no experience necessary. See flyer for more info.Avalanche Bay Lifeguard
Big LotsretailBig Lots (in the old Kmart building) is planning to open at the end of October and they are hiring. Offering flexible hours. See attached flyer for more information.Big Lots
Brek-N-Ridge Farmhorse ridingAre you a student between ages 10-17 interested in Horse Back Riding Programs? If so, see the attached flyer for more information. Brek-N-Ridge Horse Back Riding
City of Petoskey Kids CampJobCome be a camp counselor! If you think you would love to play with kids all summer, work on your tan, not work anyweekend, and can be a team player, this is the job for you. See link for more info. Must be 16 or older.City of Petoskey Kids Camp Counselor
Construction Technology AcademyCampCome build a shed at Petoskey High School! Three week course from June 28 - July 1 and July 5-8, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. See flyer for more info.Construction Technology Academy
Craftsmark Construction If you are 16 or older and interesting in a career in building trades, this is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door and get paid $15 and hour! Please see attached flyer for more details. Craftsmark Construction
EJ Iron WorksSummer Internship ProgramInternshipsCollege bound seniors interested in the following fields, please send a resume to Justlin Wallin, Machine Supervisor at or mail to EJ, 301 Spring St, P.O. Box 439, East Jordan, MI 49727. In Elmira, EJF Technical Services Engineering Intern, Metallurgical Engineering Intern, Industrial Engineering Intern, Maintenance Engineering Intern. In East Jordan, EJ Corporate FES, FES Technical Support Intern or Corporate BI (EJ Group Admin) Business Intelligence Intern. See link for job descriptions.
EJ Foundry in ElmiraEngineering Internship OpportuntiniesEJ Foundry has 5 different engineering internship opportunities paying between $18-25 an hour for individuals 18 and over. They include: Finishing Engineer, Metallurgical Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Tachnical Services Engineer, and Maintenance Engineer. See attached flyer for more info. Email Racheal Antaya with questions at: Racheal.Antaya@ejco.comEJ Foundry
Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of MichiganSummer Course "Joy of Coding"Specially created for anyone who wants to experience first-hand the power and thrill of coding computers to do amazing things. Created with high school students in mind, it is a great way for anyone to step into the wondrous world of coding. You’ll learn by doing and experience how coding powers apps such as Snapchat and TikTok. No prior coding experience required! See link for more info.Joy of Coding
Independence VillageServers and DishwashersIndependence Village is looking for students from 4-8 p.m. for dishwashing and serving posititions. Flexible work schedule. See attached flyers for more info.Independence Village Server
Independence Village Dish Washer
Irish Boat ShopJobs & ApprenticeshipsIrish Boat shop is hiring dockhands, boat cleaners, boat vallets, parts and accessories assistants, and offer a Marine Technician apprenticeship. See link and attached brocure for more info.`Irish Boat Shop
MarshallsretailMarshalls is hiring at $15 an hour. Offer flexible schedule, career advancement opportunities, and emplyee discounts. See link for more info.
Michigan Tech Fake News/Real LifeSummer Youth programWeek-long exploration, July 10-15, grades 9-11.This will be much more than a “theoretical” look at social media–it will include activities that engage students in exploring more about how social media “works” socially and culturally as well as considering how we can be savvy users and producers in the social media space. Students will “think on their feet” during outdoor campus walking debates as well as participate in field trips in our beautiful Keweenaw landscape. Please see the attached flyer and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Brad at or 906-487-2027. Michigan Tech Summer Programs
Michigan Tech Wild WritersSummer Youth programWeek-long summer writing workshop, July 17-22 grades 9-11. Wild writers aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty as they reach for the tactical experience of mud, branch, river, and moss. They turn the world upside down and invent new language, taming their feral thoughts into fierce poetry and prose. Join us if you want to read, write, revise, observe, tramp outdoors in field trips, meet professional writers, and unleash your voice on the published page! Please see the attached flyer and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Brad at or 906-487-2027. Michigan Tech Summer Programs
MomentumJobMomentum is looking for Sales Associates. No experience required. See flyer for more information.Momentum
MSU OsteoCHAMPSCampSophomores and Juniors with a 3.0 or higherinterested in a healthscience camp experience, OsteoCHAMPS is accepting applications now through March 1, 2022. This summer program is a residential experience held on the campus of Michigan State University. Participants live in a dormitory with in-residence staff members, and engage in a well-rounded academic and extra-curricular palette of activities. The program is a challenging and fulfilling opportunity to experience campus life, take courses in university classrooms, and engage in career-based discussions with health professionals. All activities are supervised and leisure time is provided to enjoy campus offerings.OsteoCHAMPS camp application
NWMichigan WorksMDOT Apprenticeship18 or older? Excellent work opportunity! They have also had the addition of the ability to get their CDL at the end of the 20 weeks and Northwest Michigan Works will pay the $5,000 fee. So it is an excellent opportunity.MDOT Apprenticeship
Operation BraveheartsCampA collaboration by Char-Em ISD, Military Branches, and Brave Hearts Estate, A Pellston facility operated by Operation Injured Soldiers from June 21-23, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily, teams of youth in grades 6/12 (current year) will gather with various military personnel to experience team-building exercises such as simulated caualty evacuation and maneuvering obstacles to get persona supplies from onelocation to another. For more information, see attached flyer.Operation Bravehearts
Petoskey Farms and WineryJob/ApprenticeshipThere are a multitude of different learning experiences and education for the new apprentice. And what an exciting opportunity! See attached flyers for more informationApprentice Job Description
Petoskey Field Houseactivity centerPetoskey Field House (a newer rec. facility on the corner of Atkins & Cedar Valley that offers soccer classes on our turf field, hosts birthday parties, and has a rock climbing wall) is hiring students.Petoskey Field House
Petoskey State ParkJobPetoskey State Park can offer a unique opportunity for students to get some experience in a variety of areas including customer service, cash handling, small engine repairs, landscaping, and law enforcement, to name a few. Working for the DNR is a great job for a young person to have on their resume too!Petoskey State Park
Taylor RentalJobTaylor True Value Rental is hiring teens for the following positions: Tent Crew, Dishwasher, Linen Washer, and someone 18 or older for Warehouse Manager. They will train for all positions. See flyer for additional information. Taylor Rental
True North Golf ClubFood & BevSee link if interested in a position as food and beverage serverFood and Beverage Server
True North Golf ClubGolf ServicesSee link if interested in a position in golf services.Golf ServicesGolf Services
True North Golf ClubHost/HostessSee link if interestes in a position as a host or hostessHost or Hostess
UofM Aspirnaut Summer Reseach InternshipSummer InternshipThe Aspirnaut Summer Research Internship Program provides a six-week, hands-on laboratory experience for high school students from communities across the state of Michigan. When this program started it had a special emphasis on supporting rural students and students from Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. For those students who seek to engage in a challenging, yet fun environment in biosciences research, the program provides an opportunity to work alongside scientists and contribute to the understanding of human health and disease. June 13th - July 22. See link for more information.Aspirnaut Summer Research Internship
Walloon Lake Country ClubJobWalloon Lake Country Club hiring servers, cooks, dish washers, tennis staff. See flyer for more information. Walloon Lake Country Club
Walstrom MarineJobWaltrom Marine is looking for enthusiastic, hardworking individuals, who would enjoy workin gin an upbeat and fast-paced environment! Positions availabe beginning may include: front desk assistant, cleaning crew, dockhands and boat detailers. Great summer bonuses. See flyer for more info.Walstrom Marine
Welding AcademyCampAt the Char-Em ISD Welding Academy in East Jordan. June 21-23 or June 28-30. See flyer for more information.Welding Academy
YouthWorkJob AmeriCorps program through Child and Family Services of NW MI, designed to develop young people and their communities by completing conservation projects for nonprofits and government agencies throughout Michigan. Youth will serve as AmeriCorps members in a team setting with 2-5 other young adults and a qualified, adult Crew Leader. During their time, participants gain a wide variety of job and leadership skills while working on a diverse array of conservation and historical restoration projects. Crews are organized based on the location and needs of the youth, who will receive a bi-weekly living stipend and an educational award upon the completion of their term. Exact stipend and scholarship amounts vary depending on term length/hours served. See link for more into and to apply.YouthWork
Cherry RepublicJob - CharlevoixWe are a fast-growing, progressive company that has seasonal positions open in Charlevoix. Please see attached flyers that highlight someof the great perks we offer our employees, including work-life balance and a college match program. Cherry Republic
Sun OutdoorsJob - ConcessionsSun Outdoors in Bay Harbor is looking for concessions attendants. See flyer for more information.Sun Outdoors Concession Attendants
Jellystone ParkJob - recreationThe new Jellystone Park in Petoskey is looking for fun-loving people to join their recreational team. As a member of our rec team, you'll spend your time planning activities and playing games with kids. See flyer for more information.Jellystone Park
L'Arbre CrocheJob - Beach HouseL'Arbre Croche's seasonal snack shack called the “Beach House” here right on little Traverse Bay is looking for some staff help. It is a beautiful location, and they pay $16 to $24 per hour DOE and are flexible on the days worked. It is basically a snack shack only open for lunch from 11 to 4, not a full restaurant. See attached flyer for more details.L'Arbre Croche Beach House
Grain TrainJobThe Petoskey Grain Train is looking for Cooks, Baker and Cashier/Stocking Associates. See flyer for more information. Boyne City location is looking for Cashier/Stocking Associate.Grain Train
Walloon Yacht ClubJobPrincipal Racing Officer - per event compensation. See flyer for job description and pay information. Open to freshman on up.WYC Job Description
Davita PetoskeyJobSeniors passing on college but interested in the medical field? Check out this alternative career option!Davita Petoskey
YMCA of Northern MichiganJobAre you 18 or older and interested in being a camp counselor? If so check out the attached flyer for more information. Great way to gain leadership and career experience while having a fund summer job with no nights or weekends!YMCA
Walloon Sailers IncJobSailing instructor ($18 an hour) and Junior Sailing instructor ($15 an hour) needed for Walloon Sailers Inc. See attached job descriptions. for more information. Please send resumes and questions to Hunter Shuert - huntershuert@icloud.comWSI Job Descriptions
WRCNM Gold MineJobCashiers/clerks at Gold Mine Resale Shop have great customer service, ability to engage with customers and donors and work in a busy environment that is always changing with new merchandise and displays. If you are interested in making a real difference in your community and joining this fun and hard-working team, full or part time, apply at either store: 1878 US-31 North or 1002 Emmet Street, Petoskey, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm.
Birchwood Construction Summer Work ProgramJobEarn $17 an hour in an 8-week program beginning June 20th, Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. See flyer for more information. Construction Work Program
Tarvudd Construction PetoskeyJobWe welcome any and all candidates to apply, but would encourage students interested in construction, wood working or design to apply. See attached job description for more information.Tarvudd Construction Job Description
Bayfront Park CafeJobPetoskey Waterfront Ice Cream and Sandwich Concession! Short afternoon shifts, fair pay, tips, fun location and atmosphere. See flyer for more info.Bayfront Park Cafe
4-H - Life GuardJob - Boyne City4-H does a swim school every summer at Whiting park. A bus runs from city hall each day to take staff and swimmers to the park. We are in danger of not running the program this year because we can’t find lifeguards. 4-H will pay to get kids certified to be a lifeguard if they take the job. Lifeguards must be at least 15 and beach aids can be 14. It is less than 30 hours per week and is in the morning/afternoon portion of the day. If interested contact Adam Koivisto at 517-614-0754 or email:
Leve Up Writing CampCampA specialty writing camp designed for incoming seniors to reach the next level by preparing for college entrance essays, personal statement, and scholarship essays. Sponsored by Spartan Writer's Camps North. See flyer for more info.Level Up Writer's Camp
WineguysJobHiring at Roast and Toast, City Park Grill and Palette Bistro. See link for more information.
Harbor WearJobHARBOR WEAR is a local family owned casual clothing store in downtown Petoskey. We ae seeking friendly, energetic people with strong communication skills who would enjoy working as sales associates. No experience is necessary. Stop in for an application. We would love to meet you! 319 E. Lake St. Petoskey or call for an interview 231-347-2664
Camp DaggettJobKitchen and Maintenance Support positions available. A great fit for anyone interested in getting more experience in culinary or facilities maintenance fields. Salary starts at $375 a week. See flyer for more info.Camp Daggett
Gold Mine ResaleJobThe Gold Mine Resale Shops in Petoskey both US-31 North and Emmet St. are looking for Cashier/Clerks. Please see attached flyer for more info.Gold Mine Resale Cashier/Clerk
Grey Gables CharlevoixJobGrey Gables (in Charlevoix) is looking for dishwashers ($15/hr), Hostesses ($15/hr) and Bussers ($8/hr + tips). There is an end of season bonus and they will work with athletic/extra curricular schedules. Contact Katie at 231-547-9261. See link to the website for more info.
City of Petoskey Parks & Grounds CaretakerjobDuties: Responsibilities of the caretaker include: (1) Provide outstanding customer service (2) Maintenance of landscape plantings including weeding, cultivating, trimming and watering, lawn mowing, raking leaves; (3) Cleaning downtown streetscape, parks and parking lots which include litter control and sweeping sidewalks and curbs; (4) Janitorial cleaning of all public restrooms; (5) Event setup; (6) Provide directional assistance to downtown visitors; (7) Assist in the repair and maintenance of buildings, signs, posts, and fencing; (8) Pick up litter and dump trash receptacles; (9) Assist in other duties as assigned. See link for application.
Starbucks on US 131 & Lears Road is hiring Baristas for all shifts. See attached flyer for more info.