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Youth ages 14 – 24 will be able to talk about employment, internship and service learning opportunities with employers and representatives of various community and non-profit agencies at the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network’s 4th Annual Youth Opportunities Fair, 3:00 – 7:00 pm, Thursday, May 29 at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd.
"Work-ready youth are encouraged to come dressed for success and with several copies of their resumes in hand," said Rick Gonzalez, Youth Opportunity Center Manager. "Approximately 50 businesses, ranging from Balley’s Total Fitness to the US Border Patrol, and 25 organizations that provide youth development and volunteer/service learning opportunities will be participating."
Younger youth can learn about unpaid and paid internships, volunteer/ service learning opportunities, and various training opportunities.
Some of the participating employers include Coca Cola, which has more than 30 positions available, Knotts Berry Farm, UPS, VONS, Sea Port Marina Hotel, Aquarium of the Pacific, KFC, Long Beach Public Library, Valero Refinery and the US Border Patrol, which has 3,000 positions available.
Prior to the event, youth should visit www.HireAYouth.com to complete the "Admissions Ticket" form or call 562.570. 4700 for more information.
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