Christopher Hosman
Community Services Manager

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(617) 625-6600  ext x2406

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About the Snow Shoveling Program

The Somerville Teen Shoveling program is a paid program for youth to shovel out seniors after a snow storm in Somerville. Teens and seniors are paired for the season. After each storm, the senior contacts their assigned youth to request shoveling services.

  • Earn Money Shoveling (Teens)

  • Get Shoveling Assistance (Seniors)

Want to make some extra cash this winter?

Get paid for each house shoveled after a snowstorm.

To sign up, return your completed application to either the Somerville High School Main Office or the City Hall Annex located at 50 Evergreen Ave. Please note:

  • Program is available for teens 13+
  • Youth 18 or older must complete and submit an Application Form and a CORI form
  • Youth will be assigned one or more homes and seniors will contact their assigned youth after each storm
  • Youth can shovel as many locations as they have time for

Services
(Homeowners may request one or more)

Sidewalk & Steps $20
Driveway (1 Spot) $20
Corner Lots $50
Parking Spot on Street $25

*In case of extremely heavy snowfalls, prices may change or you may not be able to do all of the jobs. Talk with the program coordinator to learn more.

**Driveway spots and street spots will be shoveled but snow removal from an actual vehicle is the owner's responsibility.

 

Need a little help keeping your property shoveled?

Apply for assistance from the Somerville Youth Snow Shoveling Program!

Signing up is easy! To take part in the Snow Shoveling Referral Program, you must submit an Application Form and a CORI form to the Council on Aging's Holland Street Center at 167 Holland St. You must appear at the Holland Street Center in person with a government issued photo ID (such as a driver's license, state ID, or passport). You may print and complete the forms ahead of time and bring them with you if you wish, or the forms can be completed in person.

 

Services
(Homeowners may request one or more)

Sidewalk & Steps $20
Driveway (1 Spot) $20
Corner Lots $50
Parking Spot on Street $25

*In case of extremely heavy snowfalls, prices may change or you may not be able to do all of the jobs. Talk with the program coordinator to learn more.

**Driveway spots and street spots will be shoveled but snow removal from an actual vehicle is the owner's responsibility.

 

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