Summer job opportunities in Indianapolis, IN

Looking to make some extra cash this summer? We’re rounding up some local organizations in need of extra hands this season.

A group of camp counselors

Indy Parks and Recreation is hiring for both full and part-time positions.

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Got some time on your hands this summer + looking to make some extra cash? There’s plenty of local businesses and organizations that could use a hand this summer.

We’re rounding up a list of seasonal job opportunities that are open around Indy.

🌊 Indy Parks

Summer is one of the busiest seasons for Indy Parks and Recreation — with pools open, summer camps underway, and people looking to spend more time outdoors. Indy Parks is still hiring for several positions. Lifeguards start at $15 an hour, pool managers start at $16.50 an hour, and camp counselors start at $14 an hour. Apply online.

👟 YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

The YMCA has focused on experiences that strengthen, support, and empower communities since 1844. It provides opportunities for career growth and on-site training for lifeguards, swim instructors, and other positions. The Y is also looking for those interested in youth programs and health + wellness. Explore opportunities.

🤝 Project Indy

Project Indy is a program created by the city that’s comprised of a network of community organizations, employers, and corporate partners. It provides job opportunities, skill development, and job-readiness training to youth in Marion County ages 16-24. Learn more and sign up.


The Indiana Department of Transportation consists of a team of more than 3,500 people across the state. INDOT hires a wide range of positions including highway + construction engineers, project managers, highway technicians, surveyors, mechanics, engineering assistants, and administrative personnel, as well as professionals in communications, finance, human resources, information technology, and legal. Get more info.