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Young Placemakers (YP) Applicant Next Steps

Thank you for your interest in the City of San Jose’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services new pilot program. The application period is now closed. All applications that have been submitted will now be reviewed over the coming week.

Please check your email regularly to see if you have been selected to join for the interview phase of the Young Placemakers application. You should receive notification by Monday, February 6 at the latest. If you are selected to join us for an interview, you will also receive a link to an interview sign-up sheet.
  • Interviews will be held at the Roosevelt Community Center:
  • Thursday, February 9 from 4:00PM to 7:30PM
  • Friday, February 10 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM
  • Saturday, February 11 from 9:30AM to 12:00PM
If you are chosen for the program, you will be required to attend orientation on Wednesday, February 15. More information will be provided upon your selection.

If there are any questions or concerns regarding the application process, please direct them to Zacharias Mendez at