PLEASANTON -- Friday is the deadline to apply for a teen leadership summer program that places high school students in volunteer city positions to get job training and hands-on work experience.

Students beginning grades 9 through 12 in the fall are eligible to apply. Participants will be placed in volunteer jobs in sports, aquatics, summer camps, the Firehouse Arts Center, police, library and other branches of city government.

Applications are available at Gingerbread Preschool, 4333 Black Ave., Pleasanton or online at www.ptownlife.org/.

The leadership program is overseen by Pleasanton's Community Services Department.

The program cost is $165, students aren't required to live in Pleasanton.

Contact Denis Cuff at 925-943-8267. Follow him at Twitter.com/deniscuff