Hire Up

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What is Hire Up?

Hire Up is a transitional jobs program for adult Baltimore City residents who are unemployed or underemployed. Program participants will receive a job at a city agency, business or organization for up to 6 months that pays $16 per hour for at least 35 hours per week. Participants also receive free career navigation, legal services, financial empowerment counseling, and job placement assistance.

Why should I participate in Hire Up?

Hire Up is great opportunity to gain skills and earn income! You can explore your interests while you find your next role. A range of positions are available including Office Assistant, Laborer, Driver, and more. Program participants also have access to supportive services that address possible barriers to future employment.

Which Baltimore City organizations can Hire Up participants work with?

  • Mayor's Office of Employment Development

  • Downtown Partnership of Baltimore

  • Parking Authority

  • Department of Recreation & Parks

  • Department of Transportation

  • Department of Finance

  • Department of Public Works

  • Department of General Services

  • Downtown Partnership of Baltimore

  • Mayor's Office of African-American Male Engagement

  • And MORE! 

How can I apply to Hire Up?

Go to bit.ly/hireupjobs or click here to apply to open Hire Up jobs. Call 410-396-1910 or email HireUp@baltimorecity.gov for more information.