Mayor's Youth Academy > Program Overview > Kings Dominion

Last Updated: 2018-04-20

MYA Kings Dominion

                  Mayor's Youth Academy - Kings Dominion


                      Applications become available on March 1, 2018


                      Background

The Mayor's Youth Academy (MYA) offers summer employment opportunities for city youth through Kings Dominion Amusement Park located in Doswell, Virginia. Transportation by bus is available for selected program participants.

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MYA Kings Dominion Application Calendar 2018

Date

Event

Location

March 1 (Thursday)

MYA Kings Dominion Applications Available

Access online at richmondgov.com/mya

March 30 (Friday)

MYA Kings Dominion Application Due

Access online at richmondgov.com/mya

April 9 (Monday)

MYA Kings Dominion Acceptance
Notifications

Sent via email

April 18 (Wednesday)

MYA Orientation for Kings Dominion
Interns (5:00 - 6:00 pm)

Richmond Public Library - Main Branch
101 E. Franklin Street

April 19 - April 27

Complete Kings Dominion’s Online
Application

Access online at KD’s website

May 9 (Wednesday)

Pre-Employment Training
(4:30 - 6:30 pm)

Richmond Public Library - Main Branch
101 E. Franklin Street

May 16 (Wednesday)

Pre-Employment Training
(4:30 - 6:30 pm)

Richmond Public Library - Main Branch
101 E. Franklin Street

May 23 (Wednesday)

Pre-Employment Training
(4:30 - 6:30 pm)

Richmond Public Library - Main Branch
101 E. Franklin Street

May 24 (Thursday)

KD Interns’ Mock Interviews
(4:00 - 6:00 pm)

Richmond Public Library - Main Branch
101 E. Franklin Street

May 26 (Saturday)

Kings Dominion Interviews - On Site
(10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Kings Dominion in Doswell, VA

May 29 (Tuesday)

Notification of Employment Status
Hiring Packet Pick Up
(2:00 - 6:00 pm)

MYA Headquarters
701 N. 25th Street

May 30 (Wednesday)

Notification of Employment Status
Hiring Packet Pick Up
(2:00 - 6:00 pm)

MYA Headquarters
701 N. 25th Street

May 31 (Thursday)

Notification of Employment Status
Hiring Packet Pick Up
(2:00 - 6:00 pm)

MYA Headquarters
701 N. 25th Street

June 2 (Saturday)

Kings Dominion Orientation &
Uniform Pick Up (Time TBD)

Kings Dominion in Doswell, VA

June 2018

New Hire Training at Kings Dominion
Dates & Times: TBD

Kings Dominion in Doswell, VA

June 16 (Saturday)

Kings Dominion Work Experience Begins
(work schedules will vary – check w/KD)

How Much Will I Earn?

Youth participating in the Summer Work Experience program will be paid at a rate that is at least the current federal minimum wage.

Who is eligible?

City of Richmond youth ages (16-19) who are enrolled in either secondary or post-secondary institution. Eligible participants must be registered as full-time students during the preceding academic year. Students are not required to have previous work experience to apply, but they must meet the program’s eligibility criteria.

Proof of City of Richmond residency and school enrollment may be requested.

How to apply?

Applications available on-line beginning March 1, 2018



For more information please call (804)646-7480 or email us at MayorsYouthAcademy@richmondgov.com

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