Event Details

The Opportunity Youth Job Fair

Gateway to College National Network

Oregon Convention Center

Start Date: 04/13/2018 9AM

End Date: 04/13/2018 2PM

The Opportunity Youth Job Fair will offer immediate job opportunities with more than 30 Portland- and SW Washington-based employers.

If you are between the ages of 16 and 24 and are not working or attending school, this Job Fair is for you!  Even if you are, this Job Fair has opportunities for all interested young people.

Attend the Opportunity Youth Job Fair

Full-time, Part-time and Seasonal Jobs
Paid Internships
GED and High School Completion
Job-hunting Resources

Immediate job opportunities with more than 30 Portland-based employers.
Information and registration for SummerWorks – 180 hour paid internships available with hundreds of Portland companies, nonprofit organizations, and local government.
Skills Village – Assistance with filling out job applications, writing resumes and cover letters, and practice interviews.
Resource Corner – Information on transportation discounts, childcare, housing, expunging records, job-related dress, training programs, and MORE.

Registration begins March 19

Transportation stipends are available for community-based organizations to bus youth to the Fair

Questions? Contact:
Jeremy Asay, Gateway to College National Network
jasay@gatewaytocollege.org
971-634-1214

Participate as an Employer at the Fair

In Portland and nationally, unemployment rates are near record lows. In our region, however, more than 12% of 16 to 24 year olds are out of school and out of work.

By connecting Opportunity Youth (16 to 24 year olds who are out of school and out of work) with jobs that will help them gain valuable skills and experience that place them on a pathway to a meaningful career, we can help our region’s employers close a growing skills gap. More importantly, we’re placing some of our most vulnerable youth on a pathway to a future in our community where they will be able to afford homes, raise a family, and contribute to our region’s vitality.

We anticipate this being a high-profile event, with up to 2000 youth in attendance. If you have hiring needs and would like to participate in the fair, please contact:

Job-related Questions
Sabrina Van Artsdalen, Worksystems Inc
svanartsdalen@worksystems.org
503-478-7311
 
Sponsorship Questions
Glenn Fee
gfee@gatewaytocollege.org
971-634-1525

Registration details: http://www.gatewaytocollege.org/pdx-job-fair.html