GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Community family members ages 14 – 22 years old now have the opportunity to gain meaningful job experience here while getting paid.


The Civilian Human Resources Agency Europe Region is accepting applications for the 2016 Army Europe Youth Summer Hire Program through April 15.


There are positions available in the USAG Bavaria footprint, which includes Grafenwoehr, Vilseck, Hohenfels and Garmisch.


The Sumer Hire program provides on-post clerical and laborer positions for U.S. family member dependents ages 14-22. For positions with Child, Youth and School Services, applicants must be at least 16 years old by April 15 and will have to undergo a background check prior to placement.


The Summer Hire period of employment runs June 27 – Aug. 5.


Online applications are available on the CHRA-E website at


Applicants must submit their application online. In addition, they must provide hard copies of supporting documents, such as W-4 and SF-1199a, directly to the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, or CPAC, that services their community. The CPAC for Grafenwoehr and Vilseck is located on Tower Barracks, bldg. 206, room 103. Applicants in Garmisch and Hohenfels can submit their documents by email to


Family members ages 15-17 who are not U.S. citizens are also eligible to apply for summer employment in accordance with USAREUR Regulation 690-308, Youth Employment Program. Application information for non-U.S. family members is also available on the USAREUR Summer Hire website at


Eligibility Requirements for U.S. Applicants


  • Applicants must be a family member of an active military member or DoD appropriated fund or non-appropriated fund civilian.


  • Applicants must be 14 years old by the beginning of the Summer Hire Program June 27 and cannot reach their 23rd birthday prior to the end of the program Aug. 5. Spouses under 18 years of age who are in high school are also eligible.


  • Applicants must show a valid dependent ID card and U.S. passport.


  • Applicants must have a current bank account in their own name for direct deposit of pay. The Direct Deposit and W-4 information on the Payroll Information Form must be turned in with the in-processing package


  • Males 18 years and older must be registered with the U.S. Selective Service.


  • Family members of employees of the American Red Cross, United Services Organization (USO), banking facilities, University of Maryland, retired members of the Armed Forces, or contractors are not eligible to participate.


For more information, see the USAREUR Summer Hire 2016 website at or email the Grafenwoehr CPAC at

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